CNU Salons

Camden New Jersey's Fairview Neighborhood on CNU XV Program, in the news, Camden Courier-Post 3/6/07

Tuesday, March 6, 2007
Re: "New urbanism has potential in region" (editorial, Feb. 16).

The new urbanism concept is growing every day in this country. One of the best examples of new urbanism living is in Camden. Read CP 3/06/07 Editorial:

Take CNU's fun new quiz!

CNU has developed a short quiz based on the principles of the Charter of the New Urbanism. Members who score well will be recognized here at Let us know what you think about it -- too easy? weird questions?

Lowe's launches Katrina Cottage site

Lowe's home improvement stores recently began deliveries of Cusato Katrina Cottages to 30 retail stores in the Gulf Coast area.

Congestion Relief?

Seems like Phoenix and Atlanta can only think of adding lanes - paving
over everything - as a way to deal with congestion. Doubt if they ever
heard of New Urbanism?

More amenities, hold the square footage - trends for the 2015 home?

Staff writer Jerry W. Jackson gives us a glimpse into the coming decade's homebuilding trends in his February 9 Orlando Sentinel article. From his article we learn that the ballooning square footage trends we've seen over the past three decades will probably level off in years to come; however, such hi-tech ammenities as coffee centers and iris-scan security systems are on the rise. Green trends look promising too, as greater supply brings down prices.

Camden, New Jersey is on the CNU XV Program

Camden, New Jersey is the greatest challenge New Urbanism will ever face. Camden has the highest poverty rate in the nation. It's urban landscape is horribly bleak. Yet it arguably has the best undeveloped location assets in the country.



PARK CITY, UTAH (November 23, 2006) – Jack Johnson Company, in conjunction with Presidio Capital LLC, is proud to announce Mapleton Village as one of Utah County’s new neighborhood additions, an impressive example of the increasing popularity of traditional neighborhood design in the United States.

Alley Alternatives

As many of you have probably already faced the reality of stubborn utility companies unwilling to compromise on their design standards, we are constantly faced with trying to establish creative alternatives to overcoming this major hurdle in New Urbanism.

Boulevard option rising to the surface in Seattle

Mike Lindblom, from the Seattle Times, reports this week in "Viaduct fight: Could streets be the answer?" on how the surface option is still on the table if not on the March advisory ballot. The struggle with what to do with the aging Alaskan Way Viaduct continues.

Telegraph article on Cul de sacs & Prince's Foundation

Charles backs plans to cull the cul-de-sac

Daily Telegraph, England
By Matthew Moore and PA
Last Updated: 2:32am GMT 12/02/2007