Author Archives: Pauline Nee

YLG Panel Discussion: Post-Catastrophic Redevelopment

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FEBRUARY 15, 2011 Reported by Pauline Nee, ULI New York Young Leaders Group On February 15, YLG New York hosted a unique discussion about post-catastrophic redevelopment.   In the wake of recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chili, the international real estate community is trying to understand how real estate can rebuild not just structures, but ravaged human communities. Jim Stuckey, Divisional Dean at NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate, began the conversation with an overview of causes of catastrophes and the problems that ensue.  Stuckey, along with a team from NYU, … Read More

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YLG Mobile Workshop: Philip Johnson Glass House

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JULY 17, 2010 Reported by Pauline Nee, ULI New York Young Leaders Group On July 17, members of the ULI New York Young Leaders Group travelled to New Canaan, Connecticut to visit the Philip Johnson Glass House.  Built between 1948 and 1949, the Glass House has served as a masterpiece of the Modernist movement, a private residence and a gathering spot for the country’s artistic and cultural cognoscenti. Essentially a glass box, the simplified steel-frame structure removes visual barriers between the interior and the exterior of the house.  Landscape and … Read More

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