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Review of ULI Idaho’s “Designing Great Cities”

ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative Hosts “Designing Great Cities.”   The keynote speaker at the event was Dakota Keene, an associate principal at Mithün, a design firm based in Seattle.  Dakota began with some thoughts on leadership, and how important it is to seek out new ideas and others’ perspectives.  She shared her experience designing projects all over the country.  She started at home with a project in Seattle designed to provide maximum accessibility for all to businesses and public space.  We then went across the country to New York and … Read More

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Communities in Boise turn pavement to parks for National Park(ing) Day

Come join the Vista community in celebrating turning pavement to parks for one day. On Sept 21st from Noon – 8pm in Vista Village we will be creating a park in the parking lot. Visit the park and tell us how you’d like to see the access to businesses improved and parks for all. You could also win a free tree to plant in your yard. ULI Idaho is proud to be part of this event through our work with the Vista Healthy Corridor Initiative, a partnership with the Depot … Read More

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ULI Idaho welcomes Alexandra Monjar as new Manager

ULI Idaho has hired Alexandra Monjar as their new District Council Manager. Monjar most recently worked as Administrator at Idaho Smart Growth and as a volunteer with the National Street Service. She has a background in nonprofit management and holds a degree in arts administration from Westminster College in Salt Lake City.

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