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The latest edition of Streetfilms' "Moving Beyond the Automobile" series takes a look at Highway Removal.
CNU's John Norquist sets the stage:
As we reported here just a few days back, William Cronon - University of Wisconsin–Madison history professor, author of Nature's Metropolis, and
The Northwestern University Summit On Sustainability (NU SOS) is a conference that calls on college students and sustainability leaders to think critically about their work while building a community to advance social justice and sustainability.
Today's "Eye on the Street" entry comes from Chris Whitis of www.sitephocus.com
Whitis points his eye towards Charlottesville, VA's main drag.
One of the great benefits of New Urbanism is how its design principles foster greater community engagement and conversation. A wonderful site from Sharon McMillan, http://newurbanmom.com, illustrates this tenet in action.
Alongside works such as Donald L. Miller's City of the Century and Bessie Louise Pierce's voluminous A History of Chicago, University of Wisconsin–Madison professor William Cronon's Nature's Metropolis is one of the definitive texts about the historical and natural forces behind the shaping of Chicago, and as a result, modern America.
The Battle in Seattle continues. Standing tall with Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, CNU has been at the forefront of the fight in opposition to the $3.1 billion bored hole tunnel that is slated to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct. Over the last week, the conversation has ratcheted up, with a flurry of op-ed pieces and articles appearing that support either side of the aisle.
Today's "Eye on the Street" entry comes from CNU-member Michael Lewyn.
Lewyn says of his pic: "A residential street in Buckhead- what a difference sidewalks and trees together make!"
In partnership with the University of Miami School of Architecture, CNU has developed a certification program for members that distinguishes them as CNU-Accredited. CNU-A is an impressive way for members to highlight their expertise and knowledge of New Urbanist principles and stand out among the many planners, architects and designers in the marketplace.
Who is ALEC? Professor William Cronon, featured speaker at this year's upcoming CNU 19, answers that question while breaking down the current political tides overwhelming Wisconsin.
Register for CNU 19 now to secure your spot to hear Cronon speak in Madison!