Monthly Archives: October 2016

YLG Luminary Dinner RECAP

By Nich Wilson ULI San Diego-Tijuana Young Leader Chair October 20, 2016 On the evening of Wednesday, October 12th, the ULI San Diego-Tijuana Young Leaders Committee sat down at their 3rd annual Luminary Series Dinner. The Luminary Series is an annual dinner with a thought leader within the community who has achieved excellence in their career.  This informal evening gathering allows for an open forum of discussion and the ability to interact with a senior leader in an exchange, marked by candid insight. Each program is a distinctive conversation and … Read More

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Growing Value through Creative Placemaking

By Juanita Hardy October 11, 2016   Placemaking—combining elements of the built environment in a compelling way that attracts people—is the essence of real estate development. Creative placemaking takes that concept further, with the placemaking effort led by arts and cultural considerations that help shape not only the physical character of a place, but also its social character. As Anne Markusen and Ann Gadwa Nicodemus wrote in “Creative Placemaking,” a 2010 paper for the National Endowment for the Arts, “Creative placemaking animates public and private spaces, rejuvenates structures and streetscapes, improves … Read More

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