Christiansted, St. Croix- Advisory Services Panel

In September 2017, Hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the USVI as two back-to-back Category 5 storms, causing tremendous housing and infrastructure destruction along with economic disruption estimated at over $10.76 billion. A ULI Advisory Services panel went to St. Croix in June 2018 to look at housing, economic development, and resilience strategies for the recovery of Christiansted. …
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Port St. Lucie- Advisory Services Panel

The city of Port St. Lucie asked the panel to develop a Master Plan for the Southern Grove city owned parcels or Study Area. The intention was for the panel to provide the city of Port St. Lucie with a vision, goals and a strategy for the successful development of the study area as an employment center. The intention of the development is to both address the debt concerns on the site as well as provide well paid job opportunities. …
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Bloomington, IN- Advisory Services Panel

An advisory services panel made recommendations to the city of Bloomington, Indiana on sustainable approaches to develop the IU Health Bloomington Hospital site and integrate the development into the surrounding community, with a special emphasis on the adjacent McDoel Gardens Historic District and Prospect Hill Historic District.  IU Health made the decision to move the hospital location and demolish the building so the city of Bloomington purchased the site to gain site control. Panelists conducted a thorough review of all aspects of reuse, including:…
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Hutong Restoration: A Template for Heritage Protection – Advisory Services Panel

At the request of the City of Beijing and Hong Kong, this panel focused on Qianmen East, a 56-hectare inner-city neighborhood just southeast of Tiananmen Square.  Qianmen East is a hutong neighborhood:  these neighborhoods consisted of interlinked communities of low-rise courtyard homes aligned in sequence along narrow ‘hutong’ alleys.   The panel’s overarching strategy was to create modern living and working facilities while retaining the vitality and feel of a centuries-old neighborhood.  The panel provided specific recommendations on innovative adaptive use strategies for the older courtyard homes…
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