CNU XVI

  • 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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  • From parking lot to urban tour-de-force
    <strong>UCLA Weyburn</strong>&nbsp;<em>Los Angeles, California</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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  • Southside
    Ten acres that transformed a city #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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  • Historic arcade houses young professionals
    <strong>Microlofts at The Arcade Providence</strong>&nbsp;<em>Providence, Rhode Island</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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  • Mercado District | Tucson, Arizona
    A timeless place from the ground up. #thisiscnu

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Summary

Austin, TX

April 3-8, 2008

CNU XVI in Austin kept nearly 1,500 attendees engaged for three and a half days (and evenings), working on and learning about solutions to climate change, household gasoline dependency, and troubled real estate markets. By the time the event concluded, attendees had a clearer understanding of the part played by walkable, mixed-use urban development in reducing carbon emissions and in providing long-term value amid volatile real estate markets.

CNU also advanced new plans to promote these solutions. Assuming the position of board chair at the Congress — after five years of distinguished service by Hank Dittmar that saw CNU’s membership expand, chapters multiply, and influence on development patterns grow — Ray Gindroz, the pioneering urbanist long-associated with both Urban Design Associates and Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, presented to the Congress a framework for an effective CNU climate change initiative.

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