CNU 17

CNU and HUD: Opportunities for Innovation in Affordable Housing

Description:  Learn how the collaboration between HUD and CNU advanced the art of building sustainable neighborhoods in the HOPE VI program; participate in a discussion on how these lessons can be applied to the new landscape of housing development a... read more »

International Forum

Description:  The International Forum will feature short presentations by international developers discussing how their projects incorporate, adapt, and localize the principles of New Urbanism. In addition to incorporating best practices of urbanism,... read more »

Developing Authentic Places: The Hipster Effect

Description:  The youth of today are rediscovering the excitement that living in a city brings—seeking out, discovering and oftentimes helping to create the coolest places one can find. Join us for a conversation about the increasing complexity tha... read more »

Integrating Transit into Urbanism: Key Ingredients for Success

Description:  Do standards for transit and TOD risk losing the unique character of places? Or can we use these standards to guarantee performance? Explore the ingredients that have been critical in creating successful and high-performing places aroun... read more »

Could the nation’s economic bust dramatically improve affordable housing?

Description:  The stimulus measures enacted by the federal government will provide opportunities for a number of struggling industries. But what result could federal funding provide for affordable housing initiatives? Learn how the economic downturn ... read more »

“What we're talking about is a vision for high-speed rail in America...”

Description:  “...Imagine boarding a train in the center of a city...Imagine whisking through towns at speeds over 100 miles an hour, walking only a few steps to public transportation, and ending up just blocks from your destination. Imagine what a... read more »

The Street Manual Hits the Streets: Now What?

Description:  The recently re-titled manual, Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares: A Context Sensitive Approach, is a significant product of CNU’s project for transportation reform. Now that the manual is approaching the final “balloting” sta... read more »

Honoring Lifetime Achievements in New Urbanism and CNU 18 Preview

Description:  CNU will honor New Urbanists who have influenced and shaped the new urbanist movement. Stefanos Polyzoides will honor former board member and pioneering New Urbanist Paul Crawford. Crawford’s advocacy of pedestrian-oriented communitie... read more »

The Implementation of Highlands’ Garden Village

Description:  In 1996 Chuck Perry and Jonathan Rose began development on the former Elitch Gardens Amusement Park ten minutes from downtown Denver. Today, Highlands’ Park Village is a walkable, transit-linked, mixed-use, mixed- income village that ... read more »

Saturday Evening Closing Plenary and Charter Award Ceremony

Description:  Peter Park Manager of the Denver Community Planning and Development Department and host for CNU 17 will give an overview of lessons learned from the CNU 17 Experiences, the immersive learning experiences in Denver's most significant new... read more »