Equity in Land Use & Leadership
July 27 – 29, 2022
Historic Union Station/Crowne Plaza, Indianapolis
This walking tour will explore the rich history of Indiana Avenue, once a thriving hub of Black commerce and entertainment in Indianapolis.
This walking tour will stop at several sites around downtown Indianapolis, including CityWay, Idle, historic redevelopments, and more.
The Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick, is an internationally recognized shared-use path/linear park connecting downtown districts.
Our expert panelists will share the history of real estate development in their respective midwestern communities.
Speakers will share their personal stories that shaped them into the people they are today
Akilah W. Darden, Program Director, Design and Construction Diversity & Inclusion, Supplier Diversity, Indiana University Health & The Darden Group, LLC, and President & Founder, The Darden Group, LLC
This panel will provide examples of current efforts to intertwine equity and real estate development and outline both continued barriers and positive efforts made for full inclusion in the industry.
This walking tour will explore the rich history of Indiana Avenue, once a thriving hub of Black commerce and entertainment in Indianapolis. Tour leader: Sampson Levingston, Through2Eyes Departs from hotel at 4pm by bus and will return by 6pm
This walking tour toasts the women who made Indianapolis, exploring the mavens, activists, entrepreneurs and feminists that called Indianapolis home. (Photos: Madam CJ Walker: Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution; Lillian Thomas Fox from Indianapolis Recorder; May Wright Sewall: Library of Congress; Mari Evans) Tour leader: Callie McCune, Indiana Historical Society Departs and returns to […]
Once a hospital that served those suffering from mental illness, the Central State campus is being redeveloped to create a mixed-use village. Since 2007, the area has seen more than $80 million in public, private, and non-profit investment resulting in a charter school, track and field, new roads and infrastructure, multi-family housing, single-family housing, and […]
Explore the Fountain Square and Norwood neighborhoods; affordable housing developments; the new Indianapolis – Marion County Community Justice Campus; Tube Factory Artspace (an adaptive reuse of a former manufacturing facility and art housing); and more. Tour leader: Kelli Mirgeaux, Southeast Neighborhood Development, Inc., Sarah Riordan, City of Indianapolis, Jim Walker, Big Car Departs and returns […]
This tour will follow Indy’s new and under construction Bus Rapid Transit lines to visit Historic Fort Benjamin Harrison, which has been redeveloped into a walkable campus offering local restaurants, history, hiking, and a thriving…
This tour includes stops at Kan-Kan Cinema and Brasserie; B/Side Creative Campus, a multifunction art studio and residency; and North Mass Boulder, an adaptive reuse development.
Panelists will discuss how much the industry has gained and must gain from social and racial equity and share their hopes for the future.
Cities are recognizing the need to support the development of a more equitable real estate development ecosystem and ULI's REDI program is meeting that need.
Nicole Cober, Esquire, Principal Managing Partner of Cober Johnson & Romney and Founder of the BOW Collective