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“Let’s not build it back to the way it was, but the way it will survive”: ULI Releases After Sandy

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Leading up to the one-year Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, ULI New York hosted the release of ULI’s new Advisory Services report, After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience on October 9, 2013 at the Scandinavia House. The report is the result of an Advisory Services panel conducted at the request of ULI New York, ULI Northern New Jersey and ULI Philadelphia in July and offers guidance on post-disaster rebuilding and building in anticipation of future disasters in a way that helps preserve the environment, boost economic prosperity, and foster a … Read More

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After Sandy Report Released

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  Date: July 14-19, 2013 Location: New York and New Jersey Sponsor: ULI Foundation Chair: John K. McIlwain Co-Chairs: Joe Azrack and David M. Ricci Subject Area: Disaster relief Leading up to the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, ULI has prepared After Sandy: Advancing Strategies for Long-Term Resilience and Adaptability, which offers guidance on post-disaster rebuilding and building in anticipation of future disasters in a way that helps preserve the environment, boost economic prosperity, and foster a high quality of life. Download Report PDF Buy the Print Edition The reality of climate change will forever change community … Read More

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ULI’s Young Leaders Experience the Party Wall at MoMA PS1

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Long Island City, NY – Each summer, MoMA PS1’s Young Architects Program (YAP) erects an architectural pavilion in the PS1 gravel and concrete courtyard to celebrate its summer concert series.  Now in its 14th edition, YAP has been committed to offering emerging architectural talent the opportunity to   challenge the use and perception of space. This years winner, CODA (Caroline O’Donnell – Ithaca, NY) designed the temporary urban landscape, challenging the perception of space, “participations”, and light.  The appropriately titled Party Wall is an imposing and playful structure that interacts with … Read More

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After Sandy: Strategies for Long-Term Resilience & Adaptability

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A ULI Advisory Services Panel: July 14-19, 2013 Six months after Hurricane Sandy—the second costliest hurricane in U.S. history—hit the New York/New Jersey region, many plans and strategies are being developed to protect coastal communities from a series of long-term risks associated with climate change. Very strong local and national thought leadership is going into this process and the federal government has pledged an unprecedented amount of support toward reconstruction and forging a new generation of land use best practices. Because the occurrence of climate related disasters is increasing everywhere, more … Read More

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Housing Council Explores Two Trees Vision for Williamsburg Waterfront

On Wednesday, June 26 ULI New York’s Housing Council hosted a special presentation by Two Trees Management on their redevelopment plan for the 11-acre former Domino Sugar Factory site in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  David Lombino, Director of Special Projects and Marina Trejo, Project Manager presented the project, specifically highlighting the 2.3 million square feet of new residential construction planned for the site.  In March 2013, Two Trees unveiled a striking new plan for the site, with bold renderings by SHoP Architects, which was dramatically different than the previous owner’s plans that … Read More

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