Texas

Friday Evening Plenary with Robert Caro and the Athena Award Presentation for Allan Jacobs

Description:  Gigantism: Threat to Urbanism There are few better to speak on counterproductive interventions in the American City than Robert Caro. As Lyndon Johnson’s preeminent biographer he is no stranger to Austin or urbanism. His Pulitzer Priz... read more »

Opening Plenary with Henry Cisneros

Description:  CNU XVI opens with a native Texan whose embrace of New Urbanism left a lasting mark on the nation's public housing. Henry Cisneros, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, helped enact the HOPE VI progr... read more »