CNU Salons

NY Times: Atlanta becoming the first major city to knock down all it's Public Housing. Concentrating poverty very destructive."

Atlanta is nearing a very different record: becoming the first major city to knock them ( Public Housing )all down.

New numbers prove smart growth reduces CO2, cost-effectively

For the most part, the climate change establishment - whether in government, industry, or the environmental community - has ignored the potential of land use strategies to provide significant reductio

Camden's riverfront prison yields to redevelopment. 6/18 Update. Officially empty. Last Inmate Gone

Camden's Riverfront State Prison,as of yesterday, had exactly 30 inmates - down from 1,100 last year. In January, Gov.

Revitalizing Cincinnati's Historic Over-the-Rhine (Part 3 - Exciting Progress Portends a National Model)

This was going to be the final installment of my miniseries about Cincinnati's remarkable Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, but I'm on too much of a roll to finish today.

Solving Sprawl with Highway Funding

For a fascinating look at how CNU is lobbying Congress to enact a wholesale transformation of highway funding formulas, to solve sprawl, read this report from the CNU17 session.

Video to get a sense of new urbanism projects

Any one know where I can find a video to send someone to get a sense of past projects. This is so someone can understand more of what I am talking about without having to travel. Thanks

What I remember most about CNU 17

*The tours. Boulder's success in building a prosperous, pedestrian-friendly downtown and its utter failure in promoting affordable housing.

CNU17 - Demographic Shifts and the Economics of New Urbanism

The session was billed as "New Urbanism and the Continuing Great Demographic Shift," but probably to no one's surprise to the hundred or so people packed into the room it turned into the Jim Kunstler

Cities' "Green Dividend" there for the taking (#CNU17)

The long-held idea that cities are an environmental bane is completely and utterly wrong. Cities are the key to reducing humanity’s contributions to global warming and land despoliation.