Monthly Archives: June 2013

Explore Chicago: With the Fall Meeting

Chicago Bike Rental

Explore Chicago: With the Fall Meeting just around the corner, ULI Chicago will be posting short articles, photos, and videos to get members excited about the gathering.  The first two items explore a new commuter bike rental system and the conversion of a 2.7-mile elevated railway into a pedestrian greenway and bike path. Bloomingdale Trail: Work begins this summer to transform an abandoned 2.7-mile stretch of elevated railway into the Bloomingdale Trail, Chicago’s only pedestrian greenway and bike path running east to west. The trail will ultimately connect pedestrians and … Read More

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Spring Meeting Speakers’ presentations are available online.

Take Home the Lessons from the 2013 Spring Meeting Review and share the fresh thinking and insights from ULI’s 2013 Spring Meeting in San Diego with online slideshow presentations by the speakers. Get the presentations. Four more articles from the Spring Meeting have been posted. Online Models for Community Engagement Emerge While public hearings aren’t going away, two companies talked about how they are helping developers and civic leaders get input from community members at the 2013 ULI Spring Meeting. Culture of Innovation Comes From Cities Large and Small While … Read More

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ULI Partners With C40 to Foster Energy Efficiency in City Buildings

The  C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and ULI have entered a global partnership to advance investments in energy conservation and carbon emission reduction in existing buildings in cities around the world. The organizations will forge better connections between public sector officials and private building owners by leveraging ULI’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance. For more information!

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Excellence in Development Awards Book and Recaps Online Now!

2013 ULI Nashville Annual awards

While the Awards Gift Book was distributed to each attendee at the 2013 gala, and there are extras available per your request, you can see the entire Book content here, including event sponsors, keynote speaker bio, images of all Award applicant projects, and brief project descriptions and Development Team members of winning projects. Visit Recaps of the ULI Nashville Excellence in Development Awards 2013, including photos, video, summary, judges comments, and more!

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Nashville’s Cumberland Park is a finalist for ULI’s Urban Open Space award

Nashville’s Cumberland Park is one of five finalists for ULI’s Urban Open Space award. The Urban Open Space Award celebrates and promotes vibrant, successful urban open spaces by annually recognizing and rewarding an outstanding example of a public destination that has enriched and revitalized its surrounding community. About the Award The award was created through the generosity of Amanda M. Burden, New York City Planning Commissioner and 2009 laureate of the ULI J. C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development. In 2011 the Kresge Foundation, MetLife Foundation, and the ULI … Read More

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