Monthly Archives: January 2018

A Healthy Grays Ferry Corridor

On December 15th ULI Philadelphia hosted the culminating presentation of the Grays Ferry Healthy Corridor Study at the Pennovation Center. The project brought together a panel of national experts, who, after completing an intensive three-day research and stakeholder interview process, presented their recommendations for including health within future planning processes for the Grays Ferry corridor (from Washington Avenue to Woodland Avenue and including the Grays Ferry Bridge). The panel’s final recommendations responded to overarching goals of the Grays Ferry Healthy Corridor project developed by a team of local stakeholders over … Read More

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An Innovative Vision for Changing West Philadelphia’s Skyline

Urban Visionary Sponsor Spotlight: Brandywine Realty Trust   In 2002, Brandywine Realty Trust set out to build the first new office tower in Philadelphia in more than a decade. Located in University City, the site was across the Schuylkill River from Center City’s long-established business district, in a part of town that people often passed, but rarely visited unless they were part of The University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, or the world-class Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The area didn’t have a corporate presence or a real identity – outside of … Read More

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Opportunities: ULI Global Open Space, Policy & Housing Awards

2018 ULI Urban Open Space Award The ULI Global Organization’s Urban Open Space Award will recognize open spaces—including parks, plazas, squares, parks, memorials, linear parks and trails, or other non-traditional park and open space formats—that have been instrumental in promoting healthy, sustainable, and equitable outcomes in communities. ULI will honor outstanding parks and open spaces in conjunction with the 10-Minute Walk Campaign, which is promoting the idea that everyone in urban America should live within a ten-minute walk to a high quality park. For more information and to apply click … Read More

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ULI’s Global Membership Directory

Did you know that all ULI members have access to an online directory that can connect them with any ULI member around the world? Find it at ULI.org, direct link here. Problems logging in? Contact customer service at customerservice@uli.org or 1-800-321-5011.

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