cnu 19

Growing Power: My Urban Farming Adventure (Part 1 of 2)

While my classmates left the Midwest for sunny locales this spring break, I headed to Milwaukee, where I spent a few days learning the ins and outs of urban farming at Growing Power, a national nonprofit and land trust that supports diverse populations and communities by helping to provide equal acc... read more »

William Cronon, CNU 19 Opening Plenary Speaker, Shapes the News

Alongside works such as Donald L. Miller's City of the Century and Bessie Louise Pierce's voluminous A History of Chicago, University of Wisconsin–Madison professor William Cronon's Nature's Metropolis is one of the definitive texts about the historical and natural forces behind the shaping of Chi... read more »

Love Freedom? Move to the City.

CNU has always been a champion for context-sensitive and common sense strategies that enliven our communities. Advocating for dense, walkable and mixed-use neighborhoods helps foster awareness of the many ancillary benefits of urban-based living. ... read more »

Dhiru Thadani Draws Out the Best That Cities Can Offer

Esteemed architect, educator, and CNU Board Member Dhiru Thadani entertained an enthusiastic crowd at the Chicago Architecture Foundation earlier this evening. ... read more »

IBMadison features CNU 19

A recent article in IBMadison talks about CNU 19 coming to Madison. Check it out here! ... read more »

Madison Residents Fight for Narrower Streets

Check out Neighbors won fight for narrower Willy St. — now they want even more by Pat Schneider. ... read more »

The Importance of Mixed-Income Housing in Madison

Check out this blog entry by Jack Craver. He talks about the importance of mixed-income housing in Madison. ... read more »

Wanted: Your Input

One of the greatest things about CNU is the wealth of knowledge, creativity, and experience of our members. Every year we get together to exchange ideas about creating healthy, viable, sustainable, and enjoyable communities at the Annual Congress. These events give us a forum to talk about the futur... read more »