CNU Salons

New hope where Katrina hit hardest: Trio of city buildings coming to Waveland

Much of Waveland, Mississippi still looks as it did after Hurricane Katrina struck in August 2005 and the initial debris was cleared.

Retrofitting Suburbia

Retrofitting anyone?

Too Much of a Good Thing : Report Finds None of Alaskan Way Plans are Pedestrian Friendly

A new report by Gehl Architects from Denmark finds that none of the replacement options for the Alaskan Way Viaduct are pedestrian friendly. The reason the Gehl folks cite is rather surprising.

Philly Ink Biz Blog Finds Norquist's Call to Tear Down I-95 "Seductive"

Philadelphia Inquirer business reporter and columnist Joseph DiStefano sees business opportunity in the call from CNU Board member Sam Sherman and CNU CEO John Norquist (who was in town to pick up an

Newsweek: Is the Mall Dead?

This recent article in Newsweek questions how appropriate the construction of a new megamall, named Xanadu, outside of New York City really is.

Guardian is there as Duany releases UK master plan and ignites debate over avant gardism

The Guardian found a nice meaty hook in a set of frank (and frankly provocative) remarks that Andres Duany made in announcing his master plan for open lands in Hertfordshire.

Transportation Summit Presentations Available Online Now

Presentations from this year's Transportation Summit are now available on the CNU website.

Living up to its plans: Mixson is as European as US development gets (plus green and entry-level priced)

Mixson earned a Charter Award from the 2008 jury based on revelatory plans like the rendering shown here in detail.

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CNU is now on Twitter... or at least it should be. Follow "NewUrbanism" for the latest news from CNU and the latest views from the CNU Salons, CNU's group blog.

Not Just Fix It First

New highway construction has been destructive to US Metro areas inducing sprawl and degrading existing neighborhoods.