Designated a “City of Design” by UNESCO, Detroit is writing public art into its comeback story.Read More
In January 2014, Comcast Corporation announced that it would build a second skyscraper at 1800 Arch Street in Philadelphia’s Center City, near the Comcast Center headquarters that it had moved into just six years before. The tallest building in Philadelphia is set to open its doors in 2018.Read More
High construction costs and low inventories are driving home prices ever higher in some of America’s fastest-growing cities, said panelists speaking at a recent ULI Colorado event.Read More
As part of ULI’s 10-Minute Walk campaign, a ULI Advisory Services panel presented recommendations on a proposed land bridge in St. Paul—a project that is both a physical and symbolic connection for the Rondo neighborhood.Read More
“Real estate development is a high-stakes gamble,” said Michael Maher of the WestEdge Foundation. Maher joined five other developers in discussing their current projects at the ULI Carolinas Meeting in Greenville, South Carolina.
In early March, the city of San Antonio celebrated the opening of a new park. Named Confluence Park, it sits on about 3.5 acres (1.4 ha) where two major rivers meet. The park—a former construction storage yard—was ten years in the making, costing about $13 million.
Gdynia, a small port city on the Bay of Gdańsk in Poland, is looking to reinvent itself. Gdynia boasts some of the happiest citizens in Poland, but its population is in decline. To help the city with its development strategy for the site, a panel of ULI members and urban experts convened in Gdynia in late February.
In Detroit, as in many cities across the United States, a distinctive type of open space—the urban garden—has emerged as another type of civic asset.
An excerpt from the new book Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places, written by Jason Beske and David Dixon.
To meet the evolving expectations of today’s travelers, new hotels are being infused with active, social spaces that encourage interaction between guests, offer unique experiences with local flavor, and provide healthy lifestyle amenities, said experts speaking at a ULI San Diego/Tijuana event.