Monthly Archives: November 2013

Hines Competition

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Attention:  Graduate Students & University Instructors! ULI is accepting applications for the 2014 competition through December 9, 2013. The competition will begin on January 13, when ULI unveils the site location.   The ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition—now in its 12th year—offers graduate students the opportunity to form their own multidisciplinary teams and engage in a challenging exercise in responsible land use. Student teams comprising at least three disciplines will have two weeks to devise a comprehensive design and development program for a real, large-scale site full of challenges and opportunities. … Read More

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Market Square

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Success in Market Square The ULI Pittsburgh Young Leaders were joined at “A Transformed Market Square” by special speakers: David Farkas (PHLF), Brian Kurtz (Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership) and Lucas B. Piatt (Millcraft Investments).  Dozens of ULI members and friends enjoyed networking at NOLA, where they learned about the dramatic transformation of Pittsburgh’s first historic district:  Market Square. Having come from humble beginnings, rife with drug deals and prostitution in the 1900s, Market Square is now the hub of downtown activity for men and women across generations.  Even as Market Square … Read More

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ULI Pittsburgh Wins!

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Healthy Initiatives to Enhance 2014 Regatta at Lake Arthur The Urban Land Institute announced recipients of its Urban Innovation Grant at the national Fall Meeting in Chicago, IL on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.  Among awardees was ULI Pittsburgh, whose partnership with the Regatta at Lake Arthur will create a template for healthy usage of open spaces and parks to be test-piloted through the enhancement of the Regatta’s 16th annual event (Moraine State Park – Portersville, PA), scheduled for August 2 and 3, 2014. With the help of experienced ULI Pittsburgh members, Regatta Leadership … Read More

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