Monthly Archives: December 2016

Downtowns Matter by Edward T. McMahon

There are over 25,000 incorporated communities in America. Many are prospering, but many others are not. How is it that some small cities and towns can prosper, while
many others are suffering disinvestment, loss of identity and even abandonment? Read More

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Evolving U.S. Suburbs Continue to Shape Residential Demand and Development

Suburban housing markets across the United States are evolving rapidly and overall remain well positioned to maintain their relevance for the foreseeable future as preferred places to live and work, even as many urban cores and downtown neighborhoods continue to attract new residents and businesses, according to a new publication from ULI. Read More

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Building Healthy Corridors: Strategies for Transforming Urban and Suburban Arterials into Thriving Places

This webinar will take place January 11, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST. Outdated and automobile-oriented commercial corridors exist in nearly every community across the United States, creating adverse health and safety conditions for the people who live, work, and travel on these streets. Over a two-year period, the ULI Healthy Corridors project investigated best practices to reinvent these under-performing corridors in health-promoting ways. Four “demonstration corridors”—in Denver, Boise, Nashville, and Los Angeles—have engaged local partners in their community to work on the opportunities and challenges for specific corridors to become better places. This work is helping to advance efforts to foster places that promote health through strategies to transform the built environments of urban and suburban arterials, focusing on not only the streets themselves but the adjacent neighborhoods. Read More

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