Monthly Archives: July 2013

Chicago Works: Get to Know the 2013 ULI Fall Meeting Host City

Are you ready for the 2013 ULI Fall Meeting, to be held Nov. 5 to 8 in Chicago? ULI’s local District Council has the inside scoop on the places to visit for ideas that will work for your business, your community, and you. Early registration for the Fall Meeting opens soon. In this first installment, get to know: 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 … Read More

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Building Healthy Places Initiative

Building Healthy Places Initiative A new ULI initiative will leverage the power of the Institute’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities. Click here to check out the new section devoted to this initiative on ULI’s website. Click here to check out some of the articles devoted to Healthy Places, such as: New EPA Report Explores Health and the Built Environment ULI Book Describes How to Create Walkable Places ULI Washington Event Highlights Bicycle-Friendly Design  

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Join ULI in Chicago: Apply for a Fall Meeting Scholarship

 ULI is pleased to offer two scholarship programs to connect you to the education and networking opportunities at the 2013 Fall Meeting in Chicago. Apply today for the Women’s Leadership Initiative Scholarship or the Wells Fargo “Who’s Next” ULI Young Leaders Scholarship.

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After Sandy: Strategies for Long-Term Resilience & Adaptability

 This week, ULI has convened 25 industry leaders for an Advisory Services Panel in New York City to develop land use and investment strategies to help make the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy more resilient and adaptable to future storms. The panel will develop a set of principles that can be applied to other places vulnerable to weather-related catastrophes. Read more.

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Transit-Oriented Development Breakfast – July 8

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