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ULI Chicago Announces 2015 Vision Awards Finalists

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact:  Cindy McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972 Urban Land Institute Chicago Announces 2015 Vision Awards Finalists – Recognizing Visionary Developments, Programs and Young Leaders in the Land Use and Development Fields Chicago – (April 30, 2015)  Twenty-seven projects, programs, and young professionals were named as finalists in the 2015 ULI Chicago Vision Awards, the district council’s unique recognition program. Winners will be announced at the 2015 Vision Awards, June 3, 2015, 6 – 9pm, Redmoon Theater, 2120 S. … Read More

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ULI Chicago to Present Reuse Recommendations for the Old McHenry County Courthouse – 4/22/15

ULI CHICAGO MEDIA ADVISORY Urban Land Institute (ULI) Chicago to Present Reuse Recommendations for the Old McHenry County Courthouse – Public Presentation: April 22, 2015 WHAT: A panel of real estate experts from ULI Chicago will present reuse recommendations for the Old McHenry County Courthouse and Sheriff’s House based on a two-day, technical assistance panel that took place in March of this year.  The presentation is free and open to the public. WHEN: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm WHERE: Woodstock Opera House 121 E. Van Buren Woodstock, … Read More

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Fourteen Winners Announced at ULI Chicago’s 2014 Vision Awards

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact:  Cindy McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972 Winners recognized as visionary developments, programs, and leading young professionals in the land use and development fields Chicago (June 6, 2014)  Fourteen inspired and dynamic winners were announced at the third annual Urban Land Institute Chicago Vision Awards held on June 4, 2014 at Redmoon Theater in Chicago.  The Vision Awards honor projects and programs that use creative development practices, inventive partnerships or sharing of resources, imaginative problem solving, or visionary ideas … Read More

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Quality of Infrastructure is a Top Deal Maker or Breaker Says 2014 ULI Infrastructure Report

ULI PRESS RELEASE VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (April 9, 2014) – The quality of infrastructure systems—including transportation, utilities, and telecommunications—is the most important factor influencing real estate investment and development decisions in cities around the world, according to a survey of public sector and private sector leaders conducted by the Urban Land Institute and EY.  The findings are included in the Infrastructure 2014: Shaping the Competitive City report, released this week at ULI’s 2014 Spring Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. Read Full Release

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2014 Vision Awards Finalists Announced

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more Information, contact: Cindy McSherry, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972 ULI Chicago Announces 2014 Vision Awards Finalists – Recognizing Visionary Developments, Programs and Young Leaders in the Land Use and Development Fields CHICAGO (April 3, 2014) – Twenty-six projects, programs, and young professionals were named as finalists in the 2014 ULI Chicago Vision Awards, the district council’s unique recognition program. Winners will be announced at the 2014 Vision Awards, June 4, 2014, 6 – 9pm, Redmoon Theater, 600 W. Cermak, Chicago, IL. ”We have a diverse … Read More

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ULI Chicago Panel Recommends Affordable Housing Strategies to City of Aurora

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Cynthia McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972, Chicago@uli.org CHICAGO (February 21, 2014) – The Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI Chicago) has released a report with recommendations to improve affordable housing options in Aurora as a result of a two-day technical assistance panel convened in July of last year in partnership with the Metropolitan Planning Council. The 11-member expert panel, chaired by Lynn Ross, Executive Director of ULI’s Terwilliger Center for Housing, interviewed over 70 local stakeholders in … Read More

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ULI Chicago Report Recommends Redevelopment Options For The Devon Avenue Corridor

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Cynthia McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972, Chicago@uli.org CHICAGO (February 19, 2014) —The Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI Chicago) has released a report with recommendations to revitalize the six-block span of Devon Avenue between McCormick Boulevard and Lincoln Avenue. The report was based on a two-day, inter-jurisdictional technical assistance panel convened by ULI Chicago in September of last year in partnership with the Village of Lincolnwood, the City of Chicago and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning … Read More

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ULI Chicago Panel of Experts Issue Report Recommendations for Redevelopment of Winnetka Commercial Districts

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Cynthia McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972, info@ulichicago.org CHICAGO (December 19, 2013) – The Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI Chicago) has released a report outlining short-term and longer-term strategies for reviving three distinct commercial districts in Winnetka: Indian Hill, East/West Elm, and Hubbard Woods. The report also recommends potential uses for key redevelopment sites within the commercial districts. ULI expert panelists convened in two separate meetings in February and June of this year to address the Village’s … 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 Chicago to Present Redevelopment Recommendations for the Devon Avenue Corridor – 10/28/13

ULI CHICAGO MEDIA ADVISORY Urban Land Institute Chicago to Present Redevelopment Recommendations for the Devon Avenue Corridor – Public Presentation: October 28, 2013 WHAT: A panel of real estate experts from ULI Chicago will present redevelopment recommendations from the Devon Avenue Corridor Technical Assistance Panel that took place on September 10-11, 2013. WHEN: October 28, 2013 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm WHERE: Lincolnwood Village Hall Council Chambers 6900 N. Lincoln Avenue Lincolnwood, IL PARTNERS: Village of Lincolnwood City of Chicago Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) Urban Land Institute Chicago (ULI Chicago) The … Read More

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