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Philadelphia, site of CNU XV, Brainstorming Exercise produced reams of ideas for improving the Philly waterfront.

Since the plan is being crafted with political realities in mind, it will include several "quick-hit projects" that can be completed in short order, said Praxis director Harris Steinberg. The next mayor could announce his first effort in November and have something to show the public by the spring. ... read more »

Camden New Jersey's Fairview Neighborhood on CNU XV Program, in the news, Camden Courier-Post 3/6/07

Tuesday, March 6, 2007 Re: "New urbanism has potential in region" (editorial, Feb. 16). The new urbanism concept is growing every day in this country. One of the best examples of new urbanism living is in Camden. Read CP 3/06/07 Editorial: http://www.courierpostonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/... read more »

Lowe's launches Katrina Cottage site

Lowe's home improvement stores recently began deliveries of Cusato Katrina Cottages to 30 retail stores in the Gulf Coast area. ... read more »

More amenities, hold the square footage - trends for the 2015 home?

Staff writer Jerry W. Jackson gives us a glimpse into the coming decade's homebuilding trends in his February 9 Orlando Sentinel article. From his article we learn that the ballooning square footage trends we've seen over the past three decades will probably level off in years to come; however, suc... read more »

UTAH COUNTY’S FIRST TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD

JACK JOHNSON COMPANY DESIGNS MAPLETON VILLAGE, UTAH COUNTY’S FIRST TRADITIONAL NEIGHBORHOOD PARK CITY, UTAH (November 23, 2006) – Jack Johnson Company, in conjunction with Presidio Capital LLC, is proud to announce Mapleton Village as one of Utah County’s new neighborhood additions, an impress... read more »

Boulevard option rising to the surface in Seattle

Mike Lindblom, from the Seattle Times, reports this week in "Viaduct fight: Could streets be the answer?" on how the surface option is still on the table if not on the March advisory ballot. The struggle with what to do with the aging Alaskan Way Viaduct continues. ... read more »

Telegraph article on Cul de sacs & Prince's Foundation

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/02/11/nculdesa... Charles backs plans to cull the cul-de-sac Daily Telegraph, England By Matthew Moore and PA Last Updated: 2:32am GMT 12/02/2007 ... read more »

Staley article in Washington Post

Sam Staley coauthored an article in the Washington Post. I think he is one of the more thoughtful smart growth critics- partially because he agrees with me sometimes, and partially because his tone is a bit more measured than some others I might name. Moreover, he seems to be playing with more or ... read more »

Andres Duany a "reasonable" visionary, says Times-Picayune

Andres Duany’s suggestions on how to save New Orleans may be falling on fertile ground these days. My analysis: people are beginning to sense Duany's’ genuine appreciation for New Orleans, a city which evokes his emotional attachment to similar cities found in his native Cuba, and that his sugg... read more »

Katrina's Cottage Industry - Washington Post

Nearly a year and a half have passed since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast as well as the unveiling of New Urbanism's latest poster child--the Katrina Cottage. What began as a response to razed housing in Louisiana and Mississippi is now expanding elsewhere. A new round of manufactured co... read more »