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Soak up the sameness: They call them "New Urbanism," even though these developments are rarely new or urban.

Monica Yant Kinney | You'll recognize this 'new' place By Monica Yant Kinney June 1, 2007 Inquirer Columnist Inquirer reporter offers something for all of us to think seriously about: NU "sameness" supplanting "placemaking." "I snicker, but I've spent a considerable amount of time and cash at what -... read more »

Camden Announces Destruction of 2nd Downtown Prison, Just Days After Announcing Tear Down of Riverfront State Pen

City Opens Up for Developers With destruction of downtown County Jail, Camden becomes prime real estate. Mickle Blvd. is Gateway to city of Camden and it's waterfront. It is 1.5 miles long, with Campbells Soup announced new World Headquarters to be built at east end, capped by scenic Delaware River ... read more »

Campbells Soup $100 Million Single Use Campus Plan Available Online

To VIEW plans go to: www.abcimaging.com LOGIN: CNUguest PASSWORD: blueprint DIVISION: ( FROM DROP-DOWN LIST): "PLAN ROOM" CLICK: "SIGN IN" THE FILES ARE IN THE CNU FOLDER INSIDE THE PLAN ROOM ... read more »

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 Blog, Part 9: Panel on comprehensive plans

The CNU panel on comprehensive plans contained two very different perspectives: one on planning for a not-yet-built-out semirural area, and the other on planning for a big city. ... read more »

CNU XV Blog, Part 8: the NIMBY veto

At a panel of developers, someone pointed out that several cities had neighborhood planning boards, and that they were "institutionalized NIMBYism."* I knew that Washington and Atlanta have neighborh ... read more »

Camden: Campbells Soup World Headquarters Campus in Camden, New Jersey

This picture is representative of entire Campbells World HQ complex in Camden,New Jersey. For more on Camden, go to: www.CamdenNewJersey.org ... 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 »