Category Archives: Fall Meeting 2013

Congratulations Roosevelt Vertical Campus – 2013 Global Award for Excellence Winner

ULI Announces Winners for the 2013 Global Awards for Excellence For more information, contact: Robert Krueger at 202/624-7086. ULI PRESS RELEASE – CHICAGO (November 8, 2013) — The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has selected twelve developments as winners in the 35th annual ULI Global Awards for Excellence competition, widely recognized as the land use industry’s most prestigious recognition program. The projects were honored in a ceremony today at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago. The program — which honors real estate projects that achieve a high standard of excellence in … Read More

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The Honorable Penny Pritzker Receives 2013 ULI Chicago Lifetime Achievement Award

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Cynthia McSherry, executive director, ULI Chicago, at 773-549-4972. Prestigious Award Announced at ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago CHICAGO (November 7, 2013) — Penny Pritzker, 38th Secretary of Commerce and founder, former chair, and former chief executive officer of PSP Capital Partners and its affiliate, Pritzker Realty Group, has been named the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient by the Urban Land Institute’s Chicago District Council (ULI Chicago). Ms. Pritzker is a civic and business leader with more than … Read More

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ULI Works…in Chicago: Soldier Field Touchdown!

ULI Fall Meeting attendees had Soldier Field all to themselves for the Opening Networking Reception Wednesday evening.  Three floors of sports memorabilia, Chicago landmarks, and Da’Bears made for an unforgettable event.  Redmoon Theater brought their brand of “spectacle” with a Wine Bike and Stilted Server greeting guests as they arrived.  The Black Oil Brothers entertained on the third level featuring ULI member, Tony Manno, Project Manager-Local Planning and Programs, Regional Transportation Authority, on the bass.  The field was open to attendees to take photos and enjoy the expanse of the stadium with … Read More

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Pullman Historic District One Step Closer to National Park Status

Over 50 ULI Fall Meeting attendees toured the Pullman Historic District yesterday and learned about ULI Chicago’s Pullman State Historic Site TAP conducted in October 2011 and the redevelopment recommendations proposed by the panel, including national park status. Read more about Pullman’s possible status as a national park in the Chicago Sun Times article, 11/5/13, Pullman deserves to be national park Read the Pullman State Historic Site TAP report for further details on the historic site

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ULI Works…in Chicago: An EPIC Beginning to the Fall Meeting for Young Leaders

Over 475 young professionals gathered on Tuesday evening at EPIC for prime networking.  The planning committee scheduled the event early in the week to help attendees make connections they could develop throughout the Fall Meeting.  There were business cards being passed among the crowd all evening.  DJ Sasha kept the tunes rolling while attendees partook of the craft beer tasting and enjoyed the photo booth.  Even with a full house on two floors, the crowd stayed put after the 9pm ending. Congrats to the ULI Chicago Young Leaders for organizing a smashing event!   See Event … Read More

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ULI Works…in Chicago: Fall Meeting Smart Kick-Off

The Fall Meeting kicked off on Monday evening with an intimate gathering of ULI national and local leaders at University of Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art.  ULI Chairman, Lynn Thurber greeted guests and Fall Meeting Co-chairs, Teri Frankiewicz and Randy Rowe thanked the many, many individuals who assisted in planning and organizing this year’s meeting.  Guests were encouraged to walk through the galleries after enjoying cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and re-connecting with colleagues and friends.  See more event photos On the convention floor registration and information kiosks are staffed and waiting for attendees to arrive; … Read More

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ULI Works…in Chicago: Fall Meeting BuildUp – It’s Go Time!

  The 2013 Fall Meeting is upon us!  As you plan your time at the Fall Meeting and pack your bags for Chicago here’s some things to keep in mind:     Chicago is experiencing a mild November with expected temps in the mid-to-low 50’s (that’s still flip-flop weather for Midwesterners) The Lakefront is beautiful in any season so bring your walking shoes and venture out to 31st Street Harbor, the newest addition to the Lakefront (approx. 15 minute walk from McCormick, pictured above) Where are you going to eat?  We’ve got you covered.  … Read More

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Chicago Public Officials Awarded Scholarship to attend ULI Fall Meeting

Four Chicago area public officials have received a scholarship to attend the Fall Meeting in Chicago from the ULI Rose Center.  The scholarships were made possible through the generous support of Chicago Title Insurance Company. The awardees are: Terri Haymaker, Public Building Commission of Chicago Tony Manno, Regional Transportation Authority Allison Milld, Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Bill Trumbull, Chicago Transit Authority Awardees will attend the meeting at a substantial savings and have been invited to the Mayors’ Forum and Public Officials Reception on Thursday, November 7, at the Fall Meeting. The ULI Rose Center encourages and supports … Read More

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ULI Works…in Chicago: Fall Meeting BuildUp – Chicago’s Architectural Gems

There is no doubt that Chicago is a center of architectural innovation with a history rich in urban design and preservation.  From the world’s first skyscraper, the Home Insurance Building,  built in 1885 to the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893 to Daniel Burnham’s Plan for Chicago, the City boasts architectural gems around every corner … Navy Pier, Monadnock, Wrigley, Tribune, and the list goes on.  Chicago continues to build some of the most innovative structures across the country.  Learn more about Chicago’s architectural history and how it is influencing design across the globe at … Read More

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Fall Meeting Recruitment Event Attracts Crowd of Potential New Members

On Tuesday, October 1st the ULI Chicago Membership Committee hosted a complimentary member event at the Old Town Pour House. The “ticket” to the event was to bring one qualified candidate for ULI membership. Over 50 real estate professionals including investors, private equity fund managers, developers, lenders, and attorneys attended the event. The highlight was personal accounts by Terri Haymaker of the Public Building Commission of Chicago, Michelle Fellows of Gould & Ratner LLP, and Collin Glancy of Equity Residential sharing why ULI is important to them.  They all answered two questions: “Why … Read More

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