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Fireside Chat with Mark Nickita

Mark your calendars for CNU’s next Fireside Chat on January 17, 2012! 

Apple Stores for Healthy Cities


Send A Letter to Congress in Support of EPA Smart Growth Program Funding!


University of Miami School of Architecture, the Newest CNU-A Cont Ed Provider Partner

The CNU- A Continuing Education Provider Program welcomes its newest partner: The University of Miami School of Architecture.

The Economics of Place

The Economics of Place: The Value of Building Communities Around People is a new book released by the Michigan Municipal League that aims to map out a regeneration plan for the state of Michigan.

Doug Farr to Accept Award at Smart Growth Achievement Ceremony

Tune in to watch the live webcast of the EPA Office of Sustainable Communities 2011 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement ceremony.

Transforming the Suburbs Webinar


The Form-Based Codes Institute is hosting a webinar in which Jason Beske and Geoffrey Ferrell discuss ways to improve sprawling suburbia on Wednesday, November 30.  They will demonstrate the role of FBCs in suburban design and repair strategies, illustrated with real examples, in a 90-minute presentation with Q/A.

From the FBCI:

Norquist Speaks at Smart Growth Summit

John Norquist, President and CEO of CNU, was a keynote speaker at this year's Smart Growth Summit in Melville, New York, on Friday November 18th.  The Summit included a series of workshops and lectures highlighting the benefits of Smart Growth developments.  Under the theme of "Crisis and Opportunity: Placemaking in a Time of Economic Uncertainty," panelists debated best practices of community design for livability and economic revival.