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Recap of the Tour of FMC Tower at Cira Centre South

On Wednesday evening, June 28th, ULI Philadelphia offered a tour of the residences and unique common spaces at the city’s first vertical neighborhood and ULI Philadelphia’s Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Awards for Excellence Winner, the FMC Tower at Cira Centre South. Guests gathered on the 28th floor, which features a skyline terrace, a pool, fitness center, golf simulator, media room, and spectacular 360° views of the city.   Paul Commito, Senior VP for Development at Brandywine Realty Trust and Evan O’Donnell of AKA, gave guests their insights on what … Read More

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ULI NEXT Philadelphia Applications Due September 30th

This Friday, September 30th, is your last chance to apply for ULI NEXT Philadelphia. This committee’s goal is to enhance the mission of ULI by actively engage members who are 30-45 of age in meaningful leadership, educational, and a network building activities. To learn more and to apply please visit http://bit.ly/2dgYicK  Questions? Email Natalia at natalia.serejko@uli.org

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Recap of ULI Disrupt

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On Tuesday September 27th, ULI Philadelphia welcomed its first all-female panel to discuss trends in transportation infrastructure, the internet of things, disruptive technology, and climate change. Moderated by Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)’s Executive Director Barry Seymour, the panel featured a diverse range of thought leaders: Felicite Moorman. Esq., CEO of BuLogics & StraIS; Leslie Richards, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation; Harriet Tregoning, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Community Planning and Development, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Barry led off the panel by discussing three major forces that … Read More

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Join ULI NEXT Philadelphia!

We invite you to apply for ULI NEXT Philadelphia! ULI NEXT Philadelphia is designed to champion the ULI mission through a compelling avenue of engagement for mid-career professionals. The goal of ULI NEXT Philadelphia is to actively engage members who are 30-45 of age in meaningful leadership, educational, and a network building activities. This Council extends ULI’s global resources and membership networks to foster leadership opportunities in development and the built environment. ULI NEXT Philadelphia will provide a range of benefits to participants as they develop their leadership skills and build lasting relationships … Read More

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Recap: How The Rail Park & Spring Arts Utilize Parks, Popups, & Placemaking

On Wednesday September 14th members of The Rail Park, Mural Arts, and Center City District gathered at The Rail Park’s 10th and Hamilton Popup beer garden for a discussion on the importance of incorporating public art into creating new places. Below check out some of the photo highlights from the event:  

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Register for Disruptive Technology via Social Media & Save!

Join us September 27th at The Union League for an exclusive look into how the convergence of disruptive technology, shifting demographics, and weather trends will shape the destiny of our region. Check out ULI on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to see how you can save on registration!   Panelists for the event include: Felicite Moorman. Esq., CEO of BuLogics & StraIS, an award-winning tech entrepreneur, on smart building technology, the complex challenges of access, energy and automation, and the “Internet of Things.” Leslie Richards, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, on technology … Read More

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Parks, Pop-Ups and Placemaking

Explore unique approaches to neighborhood placemaking during this lecture and tour with staff from Philadelphia Horticultural Society (PHS), Center City District, Friends of the Rail Park, and the Mural Arts Program. A guided tour of murals in the Spring Arts area will be followed by a complimentary beer and appetizers back at the PHS Pop Up.   When: September 14, 2016 5 -7pm Where: PHS Pop Up Garden at Viaduct Rail Park 10th and Hamilton Street Philadelphia, PA 19123 Sign up for this special happy hour program by visiting http://bit.ly/2b9ZcWB 

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New Initiatives at ULI Philadelphia

ULI Philadelphia is pleased to announce three new initiatives!  ULI NEXT: ULI Philadelphia is launching their chapter! This group will encompass ULI members who are in their mid-career and are  transitioning out of Young Leaders. Applications for this council will be opening in early fall. Scholarship Council: This group is currently seeking to recruit new members. The main duties of this council are to grow school and applicant participation, raise funds, and review applications to select winners. We are looking for new and innovative ideas on how to make the most impact … Read More

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Philadelphia Named a Leader in New Construction Walkability

Redfin recently published a survey examining which major US cities were building walkable infrastructure. By examining the percentage of new homes with a walk score higher than the city walk score, Redfin proclaimed Philadelphia number one. “Philly is on fire when it comes to walkable new construction,” said Redfin agent Tom Lewis. In nearly every direction you look there are new apartments or condos going up and older buildings are being rehabilitated. A lot of these new homes are in extremely walkable areas that are getting more walkable by the … Read More

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Jonathan F. P. Rose Book Tour

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On Thursday, September 15th join The Philadelphia Center for Architecture + Design for a conversation with Jonathan F.P. Rose. Jonathan is a veteran developer known for creating affordable and green housing in New York City. Join this innovative real estate developer for the lunch of his new book The Well-Tempered City:What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life (September 2016, Harper Wave). Rose will offer insights into his research, his innovative ideas, and lessons he has learned over his career helping to redevelop … Read More

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