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ULI New York: An Exciting Q&A with Real Estate Legend Daniel Rose

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MARCH 20, 2011 Reported by Jeffrey Travia, ULI New York Young Leaders Group On March 10th, ULI New York hosted a lively chat with seasoned New York real estate expert Daniel Rose. Moderated by economist and professor Peter Linneman, Mr. Rose shared the inspiring tale of his real estate career, his family’s tradition of public service, and his secrets of business success with a packed crowd at the Union League Club in Midtown Manhattan. After serving in the Korean War, Mr. Rose joined his family’s firm, Rose Associates, and learned … Read More

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YLG Mobile Workshop: Just Around the Corner

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NOVEMBER 10, 2010 Reported by Jeffrey Travia, ULI New York Young Leaders Group On November 10th, the Young Leaders Group met on the Upper West Side for a discussion and tour of The Corner, a recently-completed mixed-use rental property located at 72nd Street and Broadway. The building, which is 20 stories tall and has 195 rental units, also has 48,000 square feet of retail space and recently became home to Manhattan’s third Trader Joe’s market. Melissa Pianko of the Gotham Organization spoke about how her organization managed to develop the … Read More

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YLG Mobile Workshop: Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm

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AUGUST 19, 2010 Reported by Jeffrey Travia, ULI New York Young Leaders Group On August 19th, about forty Young Leaders met in Long Island City, Queens, for a tour of the only commercial rooftop farm in the United States. Seven stories above Northern Boulevard, with unobstructed views of the Midtown Manhattan skyline, the “Brooklyn Grange” stretches 40,000 square feet to cover nearly the entire roof of the Standard Motor Products Building. (The name is a holdover from the company’s previous foray into rooftop farming in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.) Ben Flanner, a … Read More

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YLG Mobile Workshop: Summer Saturdays at MoMA P.S. 1

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JULY 10, 2010 Reported by Jeffrey Travia, ULI New York Young Leaders Group On Saturday, July 10th, a group of ULI Young Leaders met at the PS1 MoMA museum in Long Island City, Queens, for a guided tour of “Pole Dance,” the winning entry in the PS1 MoMA Annual Young Architects Program competition. The tour was hosted by Jing Liu, a principal of SO-IL, the architectural firm that conceptualized and installed the winning proposal, which is located in the outdoor courtyard of the museum. Participants were then invited to visit … Read More

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