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Norquist to present at the NLC's Congress of Cities

John Norquist, President and CEO of CNU, is scheduled to speak at the NLC Congress of Cities on Friday, November 11th.  Norquist will lead a plenary session that ties together land planning, mobility, housing, economic growth and regional partnerships.  Examples of how commercial, social, ... read more »

Norquist to speak at UM-ULI Real Estate Forum

John Norquist, President & CEO of CNU, is scheduled to give the keynote luncheon address on November 10th at the 25th Annual University of Michigan and Urban Land Institute Real Estate Forum. In recent years, Detroit has been a major symbol of the real estate challenges being faced across the co... read more »

Norquist will be keynote speaker at 2011 Smart Growth Summit

John Norquist, President & CEO of CNU, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at this year's Smart Growth Summit in Melville, New York, Friday November 18th.   The Summit will include a series of workshops and lectures to highlight Smart Growth success stories and to discuss what can be don... read more »

"Why Al Gore Is Off Base Criticizing President Obama as Timid" - John Norquist Contributes Op-Ed to US News and World Report

In an exclusive piece for US News and World Report, John Norquist questions Al Gore's recent criticisms against President Obama's environmental policies. Read it now.   ... read more »

Look Who Just Got Their CNU-A...

  ...and passed with flying colors too!        CNU CEO & PRESIDENT JOHN NORQUIST HOLDS HIS CNU-A CERTIFICATE. ... read more »

Kick off CNU 19 with "A Mayor's View of Milwaukee"

Kickstart your CNU 19 experience by joining CNU CEO & President John Norquist on his homecoming "A Mayor's View of Milwaukee" tour. Norquist will lead a day-long journey highlighting how he used New Urbanist strategies to revitalize downtown and other neighborhoods during his 1988-2004... read more »

John Norquist on "The Big Picture"

John Norquist was recently the guest on South Carolina Public Radio's The Big Picture. In an in-depth interview with host Mark Quinn, Norquist offers insights on everything from tax policy to maintaining strong urban form, in relating how to capture, retain and maximize the value of places thro... read more »

John Norquist Heads to Alabama for a Road Block

John Norquist is in Birmingham, Alabama today to help RETHINK280, the organization fighting the proposed $800 million expansion of U.S. 280 with the construction of a 10-lane Atlanta-style freeway from the Elton Stephens Expressway to Dolly Ridge Road. ... read more »

Mayor Norquist Heads Back to Milwaukee to Inaugurate WI-Chapter of CNU

The WI Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism formed this spring in support of the national Congress for the New Urbanism. To help inaugurate their first event, CNU WI proudly hosts former Mayor of Milwaukee, and current President of the Congress for the New Urbanism, John Norquist. Norquist,... read more »