The City in 2050


An open exchange of ideas to explore short-term actions which effectuate long-term sustainability of urban communities around the world.  In 38 years, at the midpoint of the 21st century, cities will have experienced unprecedented growth—serving larger and more diverse populations than ever in history. Urban investment represents unique opportunity to achieve multi-sector goals in a public-private manner.  How can communities balance today’s market forces and long-term goals in a manner which produces durable value?

The City in 2050 dialogue has been made possible by a leadership grant from the Galbreath Family Foundation. 



Canadian Cities Take the Top Spots in Grosvenor’s Resilient Cities Research; US Cities Rank Top in Adaptability


A report released today by Grosvenor’s research team suggests that Canadian cities could be the best bet for…

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White Paper: Resilience Strategies for Communities at Risk

Ommeed Sathe (left) of Prudential Financial and Debra Lam of Arup work on the "After Sandy" report.

In this white paper, the first in a new series on urban resilience from ULI, provides 23 core…

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ULI Announces Recipients of 2014 Resiliency Grants

Four grants totaling $80,000 have been awarded to four Urban Land Institute (ULI) district councils as part of…

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The City in 2050