Birmingham’s Railroad Park Selected as 2012 Winner of ULI Urban Open Space Award

Birmingham’s Railroad Park, a 19-acre green space in the city’s downtown that integrates the train experience with open space activity, has received national recognition as the 2012 winner of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Open Space Award. The selection of Railroad Park was announced today at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Denver….
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World-Renowned Landscape Architect Peter Walker Is the 2012 Laureate of the ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development

The importance of lively, appealing public space as a component of thriving communities is being recognized with this year’s Urban Land Institute (ULI) J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development. World renowned landscape architect Peter Walker, founder of PWP Landscape Architecture in Berkeley, Calif., has been chosen as the 2012 recipient of the prize, which is the institute’s highest honor. Walker will be honored during ULI’s annual fall meeting October 16-19 in Denver….
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Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell among Four U.S. Mayors Named as Fellows by the ULI Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership has named Mayor Lee Leffingwell, of Austin, Texas along with three other mayors of major U.S. cities to serve in fellowships for the Center through 2013. Leffingwell’s local team will join those led by the mayors of Hartford, Connecticut; Louisville, Kentucky; and Tacoma, Washington. The purpose of the fellowship program is to provide city leaders with the insights, peer-to-peer learning, and analysis needed to successfully build and sustain their cities….
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ULI Receives $150,000 Grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation To Support Institute’s Climate Change, Land Use and Energy Initiative

The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and sustainable community building, has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to support ULI’s initiative dedicated to energy-efficient and environmentally conscious real estate practices….
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Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland Among Four U.S. Mayors Named As Fellows by the Urban Land Institute Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership In Land Use

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership has named Mayor Marilyn Strickland, of Tacoma, Washington along with three other mayors of major U.S. cities to serve in fellowships for the Center through 2013. Strickland’s local team will join those led by the mayors of Austin, Texas; Hartford, Connecticut; and Louisville, Kentucky. The purpose of the fellowship program is to provide city leaders with the insights, peer-to-peer learning, and analysis needed to successfully build and sustain their cities….
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Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra Among Four U.S. Mayors Named As Fellows by the ULI Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership In Land Use

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership has named Mayor Pedro Segarra, of Hartford, Connecticut along with three other mayors of major U.S. cities to serve in fellowships for the Center through 2013. Segarra’s local team will join those led by the mayors of Austin, Texas; Louisville, Kentucky and Tacoma, Washington. The purpose of the fellowship program is to provide city leaders with the insights, peer-to-peer learning, and analysis needed to successfully build and sustain their cities….
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Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Among Four U.S. Mayors Named As Fellows by the Urban Land Institute Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership In Land Use

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership has named Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and three other outstanding local community leaders to serve in fellowships for the Center through 2013. Fischer’s local team will join three others led by the mayors of Austin, Hartford, and Tacoma. The purpose of the fellowship program is to provide city leaders with the insights, peer-to-peer learning, and analysis they need to successfully build and sustain their cities….
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