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NJ Gov. Corzine Set To Destroy Riverfront Prison In Camden

"This is a golden opportunity for North Camden and the entire city. It could open the door for some 50 to 60 acres of new ( waterfront) development," Sadler said. (With spectacular views of Philadelphia) ... read more »

S,O.S. Turn This $100 Million Single Use Project into a $200 Million or More With Proper Design. Official Plans to be Posted

Camden needs to take out an insurance policy against Campbell's Soup, and a mixed use campus is that policy.CNU members can help by faxing Gov. Corzine in New Jersey, asking him to wait before signing off on the plan until we have a chance to organize a presentation of a better alternative for Campb... read more »

CNU XV: Camden board OKs razing of Sears Building, Lays $72 million on the table to develop area; state adds $22 million

In a marathon planning board meeting that ended after 1:30 a.m., New Urbanist Planning Board Member Kristine Seitz was thrown under the bus by fellow New Urbanists, who, as Yogi Berra would say, "failed to show up in droves." In the most important planning board meeting in over 100 years in Camden, ... read more »

Picture: Sears Building, Camden, New Jersey

Picture of the Sears Building in Camden, New Jersey, site of contentious real estate devlopment issue. ... read more »

From his grave, ten minutes by subway from CNU XV, Walt Whitman challenges New Urbanists

From his Grave in Camden, New Jersey, Walt Whitman's Challenge to XV New Urbanists. Talk a 1/2 mile picture walk from the Hi Speed Rail Rand Transportation Center, to the waterfront. In this aprox. 15 minute walk, passing Walt Whitman's House, a National Landmark, you will see New Urbanism's greates... read more »

From Camden, U.S.A."s Poorest City: a blow Friday night to the Campbell Soup Co.'s plan, a $72 million expanded world HQ

The city historic preservation commission dealt a blow Friday night to the Campbell Soup Co.'s plans to build a $72 million expanded world headquarters and office park here. Saturday, May 5, 2007 By ALAN GUENTHER ... read more »

CAMDEN NJ The stakes will be high tonight as preservationists fight to save the Sears building at 1300 Admiral Wilson Blvd.

Friday, May 4, 2007 By ALAN GUENTHER Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN The stakes will be high tonight as preservationists fight to save the old Sears building at 1300 Admiral Wilson Blvd.At risk is Campbell's plan to build a $72 million world headquarters, along with 1,700 local jobs and more than $1.3 mil... read more »

Say Hello to New Urbanism and Goodbye to Commuting

Here is an excerpt from the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette featuring Andres Duany discussing how broadband can complement New Urbanist communities. The article quoted Andres saying Telecommuting can be a lonely lifestyle, but a well-designed neighborhood should provide enough social interaction. Tel... read more »

Camden, NJ: A chaotic historic preservation meeting; Campbell Soup Co. may leave city.

Saturday, April 28, 2007 By ALAN GUENTHER Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN A chaotic city historic preservation commission meeting ended early Friday morning without a decision on Campbell Soup Co.'s request to tear down the Sears Building on Admiral Wilson Boulevard to make way for a $72 million world hea... read more »