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

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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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  • 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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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 and the CNU-supported Freeway Fighters Network.

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.

The Charter Awards have been given annually since 2001 to recognize the exemplary work by CNU members and their allies who design and build places people love and are the world's preeminent award for urban design, placemaking, and community building.

Enabling Better Places are a series of guides for states and local communities to address the countless barriers to planning, designing, building, and enforcing compact, walkable communities. Part of CNU's Project for Code Reform.

CNU's Projects Database is a good source of stories about recent urbanist projects worldwide.

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 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 Cole. 

Rick Cole: The New Urbanism and Reason to Hope

Congress For the New Urbanism Is Building Places People Love

Stop razing Southern California’s poorest communities

Fighting gridlock with more traffic

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

CNU welcomes Rick Cole as new Executive Director

Headshot of Rick Cole


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