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  • Jazz Market New Orleans Audience Seating
    Jazz Market New Orleans Audience Seating
    Trumpeting a cultural revival
    <strong>Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market</strong>&nbsp; <em>New Orleans, Louisiana</em>

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  • Mercado District | Tucson, Arizona
    A timeless place from the ground up. #thisiscnu

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  • Historic arcade houses young professionals
    <strong>Microlofts at The Arcade Providence</strong>&nbsp;<em>Providence, Rhode Island</em>

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  • Southside
    Ten acres that transformed a city #thisiscnu

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  • Crosstown_Concourse_2018_Charter_LooneyRicksKiss
    From former warehouse to "vertical village"
    <strong>Crosstown Concourse</strong>&nbsp; <em>Memphis, Tennessee</em>

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  • A mixed-use center for town and gown
    <strong>Storrs Center</strong> <em>Mansfield, CT</em>

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  • A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods
    <strong>Ponce City Market</strong> <em>Atlanta, GA</em>

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  • Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area
    <strong>Village of Providence</strong> <em>Huntsville, AL</em>

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  • From parking lot to urban tour-de-force
    <strong>UCLA Weyburn</strong>&nbsp;<em>Los Angeles, California</em>

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Freeways Without Futures 2021, our latest in a biennial series of profiles of local campaigns for highway removal in the United States. Part of CNU's Highways to Boulevards program.

The 25 Great Ideas of New Urbanism, an in-depth book of interviews with leading New Urbanists, covering the many concepts developed within the movement over the past 25+ years. Developed in 2017 in observance of CNU's 25th annual Congress.

Enabling Better Places, a guide to the possibilities and applications of incremental code reform, co-authored with the Michigan Municipal League. Part of CNU's Project for Code Reform.

Building Local Strength, eight case studies of approaches to wealth generation and resident retention and empowerment strategies in communities experiencing redevelopment. Part of CNU's commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

CNU's Projects Database is a good source of stories about recent urbanist projects worldwide, mostly drawn from our annual Charter Awards.

CNU's Flickr Stream with downloadable, Creative Commons images

Videos, podcasts, and explainers

On the Park Bench webinar series 

Emily Talen on the History of Planning

TED Talk: Jeff Speck on the Walkable City

New Urbanism 101: Andres Duany

Writing by and interviews with Rick Cole, Executive Director

(email to schedule an interview with Rick)

How Relevant is New Urbanism in an Age of Climate Change, Racial Inequity, and Housing Scarcity? 

CNU welcomes Rick Cole as new Executive Director

Most Recent Press Releases

August 2, 2021 The Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework must include adequate funding and prioritize residents for a Reconnecting Communities program to be successful
December 9, 2020 CNU "Future of Mobility" report guides new transportation and equity developments in downtown Buffalo


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