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Urban Land Institute Recognizes Easter Seals

Easter Seals Child Development Center of Northern Virginia, a Falls Church-based organization that offers services, education, outreach and advocacy for people living with autism and other disabilities, received the Excellence in Institutional Development award from the Urban Land Institute, the institute announced last Thursday. The recognition was part of the Urban Land Insitute’s inaugural Real Estate Trends Conference Awards Program, in which the institute highlights innovative development taking place in the Washington, D.C. region.

Two other Northern Virginia-based organizations, Arlington Mill Community Senior Center and Residences in Arlington and Reston Town Center’s Urban Core in Reston, received awards from the Urban Land Institute. “The Jury for the ULI Washington Trends Awards is ecstatic about the quality and quantity of the submissions made in this inaugural year which represent creative and collaborative development trends occurring in the DC region and the country,” said Bryce A. Turner, jury foreman for the Trends Conference Awards, in a press release about the awards.

“Creating a shortlist in each category required painstaking review and heartfelt deliberation. The chosen winners recognize innovative projects, the enhancement of vibrant neighborhoods, creative problem solving, and visionary thinking.” For more information, visit