Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Events: ULI - Future Challenges for Real Estate Development

"Playing the Game of Chess:
Future Challenges for Real Estate Development"

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Union League Club of Chicago
Crystal Room
65 W. Jackson Boulevard

8:00 a.m. - Registration, Networking & Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - "Playing the Game of Chess: Future Challenges for Real Estate Development"
9:15 a.m. - Awards Presentation
10:00 a.m. - Adjourn

Guest Speaker:
William H. Hudnut III
Senior Resident Fellow, ULI/Joseph C. Canizaro Chair Public Policy, ULI - the Urban Land Institute

Scott Goldstein, Principal, Teska Associates & Vice Chair-Public Policy, ULI Chicago

Community Vision Awards presented by:
Mayor Joe Cook, Channahon, IL, & Vice Chair, Metropolitan Mayors Caucus
Ed Hoffman, President, Castlewood Homes & Member, Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago
Joanna Trotter, Manager, Community Building Initiative, Metropolitan Planning Council

2008 Community Vision Award Winners:

DownTown Park Forest, Park Forest
Developer: Village of Park Forest
Mayor John A. Ostenburg
Located in Park Forest, IL, the transformation of the Park Forest Plaza to a new, revitalized business district, DownTown Park Forest is full of examples of innovation and creativity in public/private partnerships.

The Margot & Harold Schiff Residences, Chicago
Developer: Mercy Housing Lakefront
Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr., 27th Ward
The Schiff Residences (96 units) serves formerly homeless, disabled and very low-income single adults. It is located in the neighborhood formerly dominated by Cabrini-Green housing developments.

Special Recognition: Pacific Garden Mission, Chicago
Planner/Architect: Tigerman McCurry Architects, Ltd.
Alderman Robert W. Fioretti, 2nd Ward
Now located on South Canal Street, the Pacific Garden Mission is the largest continuously operating rescue mission in the country. The new 156,000 s.f. facility is LEED Silver Certified.

Community Vision Trkla Award: Winner will be announced at event.
A new award category that honors an upcoming leader in the real estate industry who shows a commitment to sensible land-use, civic spirit and community involvement.

Registration Fee: $35 per person


Registration Deadline: October 13, 2008

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