News from the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative: September 2016
September 15, 2016
The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative is leveraging the power of ULI’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities.
Building Healthy Places at the Fall Meeting in Dallas
ULI’s 2016 Fall Meeting will be in Dallas from October 24 to 27. A number of events, sessions, and tours will focus on healthy buildings and communities. Highlights from the program include:
The Economic Value of Creative Placemaking (Breakfast Program: Tuesday, October 25, 7:00—8:00 a.m.)
Join us and member leaders for breakfast and coffee, and hear from ULI visiting senior fellow for creative placemaking Juanita Hardy and others about how you can add value to your project and enhance health through creative placemaking approaches.
The ULI Changing World Speaker Series: Shaping Cities and Communities (General Session: Tuesday, October 25, 11:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m.)
Three thought leaders will shine a spotlight on how creating community and accelerating innovation can revitalize and reconnect cities and neighborhoods.
A New Life for Urban and Suburban Arterials (Concurrent Session: Wednesday, October 26, 9:30—10:45 a.m.)
Hear lessons learned from the ULI Healthy Corridors Project and get a download on effective strategies and tools that can be used to transform corridors in your community into thriving places.
Food and Real Estate: Cutting-Edge Trends (Concurrent Session: Wednesday, October 26 3:15—4:30 p.m.)
A focus on food is providing a rich arena for innovation that can improve outcomes for real estate business and practice, people, and the planet. Hear how real estate developers and cities are embracing food as a development focus and get highlights from ULI’s new report on food and real estate.
Learn about all Building Healthy Places Fall Meeting events
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Diving Deep into Creative Placemaking
A Q&A session with Juanita Hardy, ULI visiting senior fellow for creative placemaking, explores the use of arts and culture as a tool to build healthier and more economically vibrant communities.
ULI Foundation Governor Randall Lewis Gives $500,000 to BHP Initiative
Randall Lewis, a longtime ULI member and developer based in California, has donated $500,000 to the Building Healthy Places Initiative. Lewis’s gift will support programs that promote education and leadership focused on health and the built environment.
What’s New from Urban Land
- How to Best Use Zoning Policies to Spur Workforce Housing Development—Trisha Riggs
- From Principles to Practice: ULI Report Explores How to Build Effective Public/Private Partnerships—Trisha Riggs
- How TOD Is Fueling Growth in Southern Dallas—Kathleen McCormick
- Video: New York City’s Lowline Gets First Approval—Brett Widness
From the BHP Network: Planned Community Focused on Wellness to be Built in New York
In mid-August, representatives from the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the borough of Staten Island, and NYC Health + Hospitals announced Sea View Healthy Community, the first health-focused mixed-use development in New York City.