For years, a 27-story concrete skeleton, detritus of the financial crisis, loomed over the Chicago River. A reinvention of the project led to a record sales price for the finished apartment tower this year.Read More
How can cities redevelop with the flexibility needed to handle population growth, increasing density, and changing uses? Members of ULI’s Urban Development/Mixed-Use Councils discuss challenges that cities face in reinventing themselves, exemplary projects, the role of municipalities in encouraging transformation, the potential pitfalls of attempting reinvention, and other trends.Read More
Boston architects propose an elevated, connected network of buildings and services that would allow the land beneath to flood without destroying the community.Read More
Large homebuilders—and small-scale specialists—are coming up with ways to increase the supply of affordable and versatile accessory dwellings.Read More
Eight rules for building vibrant places where people can live, work, and play.
Planned communities require long-term financial commitments and sophisticated oversight from capital sources.
A historic site, long walled off from the rest of the Irish capital, is being brought back to life for health and education uses.
Minneapolis-based Dominium is cooking up a new use for the former Pillsbury flour mill complex on the east bank of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. Four buildings on the 3.2-acre (1.3 ha) site are being transformed into the A-Mill Artist Lofts, a 251-unit affordable housing project that will serve working artists.
Leadership, climate change, and technology were the focus of a panel discussion at the 2015 ULI Asia Pacific Summit in Tokyo. These three issues are among the nine core themes agreed on during the meeting of ULI’s global trustees and leaders in Paris.
The nine-hole golf course at the Charles R. Drew Charter School gets a lot of use during an average school day. That golf is a dedicated subject at a southern school is not exactly remarkable—but how this came to be is. Two decades ago, the golf course was closed—and as decrepit as the East Lake Meadows housing project that sat on its edge.