Monthly Archives: March 2016

Crocker Park Design Presentation, Invite from the Director

On Wednesday, March 30th, and Thursday, March 31st, representatives from !melk, the landscape architecture firm hired to help guide the conceptual design of Crocker Park, will be at the Museum to talk with members and present the work they have done to date. This is a time of extraordinary change in the areas surrounding the Museum. The neighborhood is growing; the collective redevelopment planned in Sacramento’s downtown and in the Washington and Bridge districts of West Sacramento has the potential to add a population of more than 20,000 residents within … Read More

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Missing Middle program presentation posts

Thursday’s Housing program on Missing Middle brought together speakers to discuss this type of diverse housing option. Speakers included John Miki, Associate with Berkeley-based Opticos Design, the firm who coined the term “missing middle.” This type of housing includes duplexes, fourplexes, and bungalow courts, compatible in scale with single-family homes, that addresses the growing demand for walkable, urban living. To learn about Missing Middle, you can download his presentation below. Sacramento Business Journal also published an article on the program, link below. John Miki, Opticos Design ULI Presentation Sacramento Business … Read More

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Missing Middle: Shifting Demographics & Housing in the downtown core

Missing Middle is a range of multi-unit or clustered housing types compatible in scale with single-family homes that help meet the growing demand for walkable urban living. These types provide diverse housing options along a spectrum of affordability, including duplexes, fourplexes, and bungalow courts, to support walkable communities, locally-serving retail, and public transportation options. On March 17, ULI Sacramento will bring a spectrum of developers working in the urban core of Sacramento that are in this interesting place between single family and mid-rise housing. A moderated discussion by Deana Ellis, … Read More

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Ramos Family featured speakers at YLG’s Legacy Series

Patriarch Frank Ramos who at 84 years young still goes into the office every day, shared some great stories, and these secrets to success ‘Work hard, Take risks, Be fair, Know your Customer, and if it doesn’t work don’t be afraid to try something else.’ This annual event featured a very personal conversation with one of the most influential and respected real estate and land development families in our region. The Ramos Family reflected on their careers and discussed their vision for the future of the Sacramento region. Club Pheasant … Read More

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