Building Healthy Places at the Fall Meeting: General Sessions

Ron Finley

ULI’s Fall Meeting in Chicago, Illinois last week featured a good deal of Building Healthy Places programming. In addition to dynamic concurrent session panels, several General Session speakers focused on the interconnections between health and real estate, and described how ULI is mobilizing its membership to move the dial on health….
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Turning Suburban Corridors into Something Better in Carmel, Detroit, and Arlington

Pop-up community space on the Livernois Corridor in Detroit.

The topic of suburban corridors drew a large, standing-room only audience at a Wednesday session at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Chicago last week. Lessons from Carmel, Indiana, Detroit, Michigan, and Arlington, Virginia were highlighted at the packed Repositioning Suburban Corridors: From Soulless Strips to Something Better session….
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Updated: Mark Your Calendar for the ULI Building Healthy Places Conference (new dates!)

ULI meeting photo

The ULI Building Healthy Places Conference, which will be held on February 20th and 21st, 2014, in Los Angeles. At this convening, ULI members and others will come together to explore connections between the built environment and real estate. …
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2013 Shaw Forum Building from Strength: Connecting Real Estate Investment to Quality Urban Public Education

2013 ULI Shaw Forum

Through case studies and dialogue, participants explored how catalytic capital investments can help align policies and people to ensure high-quality education and neighborhoods, and examine creative ways that school districts, private developers, charter schools, cities, and other institutions have engaged in these issues. …
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General Session: Keynote Address

Can the shape of your city affect how happy you are? Yes, says Charles Montgomery, who explores the intersection of urban design and the new science of happiness. In psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral economics, and in cityscapes from Disneyland to Dubai, he finds the link between the ways we think about risk and reward and the ways we design our cities. How is happiness connected to housing? Join this intriguing discussion to find out….
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