Planning & Design


Klyde Warren Park and the Katy Trail

Two ambitious park projects in Dallas tie neighborhoods together—and spurred a boom in nearby real estate values.

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New Greenway Planned for Tulsa Aims to Tear Down City’s “Silos”

A Gathering Place for Tulsa, under construction along the eastern bank of the Arkansas River two miles (3.2 km) south of downtown, is one of the biggest greenway projects under development from scratch in the United States.

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ULI Advisory Services panel members on a study tour in Georgetown, S.C. (Paul Angelone/ULI)

ULI to Advise on Transformation of Port, Former Steel Mill in South Carolina

A ULI Advisory Services panel will visit the city of Georgetown and Georgetown County to advise representatives on how best to transform a 150-acre (61 ha) site into a catalyst for economic development.

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In Print: A Burglar’s Guide to the City

The premise of Geoff Manaugh’s A Burglar’s Guide to the City is simple; burglars understand cities, and the buildings that constitute them, better than you do. Manaugh has been exploring a dizzying range of theoretical and esoterically vocational perspectives on the city for well over a decade on his invaluable BLDGBLOG.

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Recent Articles

  • From Principles to Practice: ULI Report Explores How to Build Effective Public/Private Partnerships

    August 26, 2016

    The challenges and opportunities associated with creating effective public/private partnerships in the current economic environment are explored in Successful Public/Private Partnerships: From Principles to Practice, a new ULI publication.

  • Driving the Reurbanization of Downtown L.A.

    August 16, 2016

    Called by GQ magazine “the Capital of Cool,” downtown Los Angeles is seeing some 22,000 residences under construction or in planning. What lessons does DTLA’s resurgence hold for other U.S. cities?

  • Video: New York City’s Lowline Gets First Approval

    August 15, 2016

    In mid-July, New York City’s Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen and the New York City Economic Development Corporation announced the selection of the Lowline as the designated developer for the underground trolley terminal at the base of the Williamsburg Bridge that has been disused for nearly seven decades.

  • ULI Global Awards for Excellence: Swedbank Headquarters, Stockholm

    After four decades in Stockholm’s city center, Swedbank had outgrown its headquarters. The banking group wanted a new building that embraced the working methods and technology associated with banking in the 21st century and that reinforced its brand as an innovative financial institution.

  • In Print: Dream Cities: Seven Urban Ideas That Shape the World

    This is a book that educates, entertains, and astonishes. It is an effort that progresses along multiple paths of utopian impulse, while at the same time gushing forth with a bravado of egocentric, architectural hubris.

  • Bringing Flexibility Home

    August 9, 2016

    New tech habits spur demand for creating privacy in open-plan homes.

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