ARNOLD STALK – SHARE VILLAGE Las Vegas Receives Honors at ULI-Nevada Third Annual Placemaking Awards

On Wednesday, November 2, 2022, SHARE Village Las Vegas Founder, Dr. Arnold Stalk, PhD was presented with the prestigious ULI Nevada Placemaking Award for Excellence. The awards ceremony held at the World Market Center in Downtown Las Vegas celebrated a myriad of outstanding projects, achievements and leaders that have made a difference in our community.

Placemaking embraces the creation of spaces that promote people’s health, happiness, and well-being through planning, design and management.

Arnold Stalk, PhD, Founder of SHARE Village Las Vegas, commented on being recognized at the ceremony, saying, “We are truly honored to be selected and recognized by ULI Nevada. SHARE Village is committed to the development of affordable housing with supportive services and ending homelessness in America.   SHARE Village has brought many positive changes and improvements to the East Downtown Las Vegas area, making it a safer place for families to live and thrive.”

Share Village Las Vegas was recognized for its building, The Wynn/PENTA Main Campus Building. Made from a repurposed ocean container, Share Village created village housing with 214 units of affordable housing. There are also two other adjacent villages, which are comprised of Share Village transitional housing which is a 56-unit repurposed motel travel lodge motel and share village family housing which is an affordable housing 20-unit community immediately adjacent to the Share Village main campus facility.

Along with these three villages, Share Village also operates a community food and market pantry. This facility is located within the Share Village main campus and in partnership with Feeding America and Three Square Regional Food Bank. Each week, two very large market pantries are held and the 500 residents the Share Village houses at night and the community at large are always welcome at these pantries.


Other ULI Nevada 2022 Placemaking awardees included:

  • Placemaker of the year:
    • Mayor Debra March
  • Transformative place private sector category:
    • Share Village Las Vegas
  • Catalytic place public sector category:
    • UNLV Harry Reid research and technology Park
  • Catalytic place private sector category:
    • Area 15 Las Vegas
  • Healthy place suburban category:
    • Arioso Senior Living
  • Healthy place urban category:
    • The Uncommon‘s
  • Transformative place public sector category:
    • Lifeguard Arena/Downtown Henderson Events Plaza
  • Visionary place redevelopment category:
    • The Watermark, Henderson Nevada
  • Visionary place new development category:
    • 1700 Pavilion at Downtown Summerlin
  • Community place public sector category:
    • Historic West Side Legacy Park
  • Community place private sector category:
    • Betty’s Village


At the District Council level, ULI Nevada supports the best practices in land use through Smart Growth programs, networking events and project tours. By offering nonpartisan, unbiased expertise to community leaders, we can positively influence such issues as compact development, transportation, urban design and workforce housing.


Based in Las Vegas, ULI Nevada provides trustworthy information and offers a place where members grow professionally and personally by sharing and cultivating ideas, mentoring and problem-solving. Our members gain access to opportunities for professional development through active involvement in committee work, topical programs and networking. The membership represents the entire continuum of land use and real estate development disciplines including developers, builders, investors, architects, public officials, planners, real estate brokers, appraisers, attorneys, engineers, lenders, academics, and students.


SHARE Village Las Vegas was established in 1994 and is an award-winning 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is dedicated to the creation and development of affordable housing villages. This is a unique and innovative approach to holistic and comprehensive housing, with access to 24/7/365 supportive services provided by community partners. Public and private partnerships have been formed to develop and operate affordable housing with collaborative medical and mental health services, employment referrals and placements, and a full-service community food pantry/nutrition program.  We’re bringing veterans and families’ home. Federal Tax ID #: 94-3209791

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