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The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation Grants for Mid-Career Professionals

The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation provides grants to mid-career professionals in the careers of historic preservation, design related fields, and architectural history. The Fitch Foundation is asking for proposals by September 15, 2012.  ... read more »

Norquist: "Don't Wreck Sydney Hih"

John Norquist recently wrote an article for Urban Milwaukee about the proposed demolition of the almost historic Sydney Hih building. Read the full article here. The Sydney Hih buildings are located in northern downtown Milwaukee. The buildings were erected in 1876 and later purchased by attorney Sy... read more »

Nickolai Group is Selected as Exclusive Agent for Woodbury Village, a 130 Acre Transit-Oriented Development Site

The Nickolai Group at Prudential Douglas Elliman has been awarded the title of exclusive listing agent for the largest transit oriented development in New York- Woodbury Village. Woodbury is a 130 acre site located between to the New York Thruway (I-87,) Conrail, Route 17M, and Averill Avenue. The s... read more »

Montgomery: Where New Urbanism Works

Downtown Montgomery, AL is on the rise, with increasing demand for downtown storefront space.... read more »

Mr. Mayor, Tear Down this Expressway

John Norquist takes on the Sheridan Expressway in this NY Daily News op-ed: Mr. Mayor, tear down this expressway ... read more »

Serenbe Institute Awarded an Our Town Grant from the NEA

The following is a press release from The Serenbe Institute, a 1,000 acre sustainable community located near Atlanta:   ... read more »

The no-lose argument

There will always be those who argue that the suburb-dominated status quo is inevitable.   When cities were declining, they had an easy case to make.  They could argue: "look, cities are declining so suburbia is inevitably the wave of the future!" Then when cities started to gain populatio... read more »

TED's City 2.0 Project Names CNU as a Top Resource

TED's City 2.0 focuses on stories, actions, and more from citizens and organizations all over the world for the betterment of the 'future city.' These provide as an inspiration for others. Recently, CNU was named as a top resource for the City 2.0 project, promoting the making of cities into 'better... read more »

Southeast Florida Creates a Plan for Sustainable Development Using New Urbanism Principles

“We get to pull the lens back far enough to have an opportunity to make the place more prosperous and a nicer place to live." Victor Dover (Miami Herald) ... read more »