Monthly Archives: March 2013

Member Perspective on living in the “core” following ULI’s Feb 21 “Urban Core” program

New ULI Member, Tracey Librea-Asunto, Business Development Manager with Williams + Paddon, Architects + Planners, provides her perspective on the Sacramento “urban core” following her attendance at ULI’s “Unlocking Sacramento’s Urban Core:  Identifying, Connecting and Enhancing the Assets” on February 21 at the Crocker.  Read her engaging article at the link below titled: A Sworn Suburbanite Regains her Faith in the Urban Core. http://www.wpsketchbook.blogspot.com/2013/03/never-say-never-sworn-suburbanite.html  

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UrbanPlan at New Technology High School just completed

UrbanPlan, ULI’s educational outreach to teach high school students about the complexities of the development process was just completed at a new school, New Tech High School with 70 students participating.  This marks ULI Sacramento’s 8th year conducting UrbanPlan, which has been at McClatchy High since ULI Sacramento launched. Students learn about the tradeoffs between profits and equity issues, between jobs and development returns, and the complex political and economic process it takes to undertake development in today’s world.  UrbanPlan trained ULI Sacramento members engaged with the students twice during … Read More

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