CNU 20


  • A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods
    <strong>Ponce City Market</strong> <em>Atlanta, GA</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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  • 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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  • Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area
    <strong>Village of Providence</strong> <em>Huntsville, AL</em>

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  • Southside
    Ten acres that transformed a city #thisiscnu

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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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Charter Award Partners

Sustainable Community Partners

    Green Neighborhood Partners

    Abacoa Partnership for Community


    Bon Secours Virginia Health System

    Cardno ENTRIX

    Cardno TBE

    City of West Palm Beach

    Cornish Associates

    Florida Atlantic University

    Gorman & Company


    Mashpee Commons

    McNicholas & Associates

    National Association of REALTORS®

    South Florida Regional Transportation Authority


    University of Miami School of Architecture

    West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority

    Complete Street Partners

    Brookwood Group + Laura Heery


    Florida Regional Councils Association

    Fuss & O'Neill

    Hall Planning & Engineering, Inc.

    <a data-cke-saved-href="" href="" http:="""="" style="color: rgb(38, 130, 201); text-decoration: none;">Mandel Group, Inc.

    Ram Realty Services

    Renaissance Downtowns LLC

    Renaissance Planning Group

    Robert A.M. Stern Architects LLP


    Thomas Comitta Associates, Inc.

    Union Studio Architecture & Community Design

    University of Notre Dame - School of Architecture

    Urban Design Kilday Studios


    Tour Partners

    Butler Enterprises

    Carlton Fields

    MTP Group, Inc. - Traffic Engineers & Transportation Planners

    Scholarship Partners

    Akerman and Senterfitt

    Berger Singerman

    Cotleur & Hearing

    Florida Power & Light Company

    Gentile, Holloway, O’Mahoney

    Gunster Yoakley

    Palm Beach Kennel Club

    A La Carte Partners

    1000 Friends of Florida

    Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches

    Florida APA

    The Integral Group LLC

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

    Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.

    Law Offices of Roger G. Saberson PA

    Lewis Stroud & Deutsch, PL

    Robert S. Davis

    Rybovich Boat Company

    Sasaki Associates

    University of Miami School of Architecture New Urbanism Online


    Waste Management, Inc.

    In-Kind Partners

    Bacardi U.S.A., Inc.



    Palm Beach County Convention & Visitors Bureau

    REG Architects

    Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council


    Media Partners

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    Better! Cities & Towns is a publisher in print, online, and email media dedicated to helping decision-makers create stronger, greener, communities through better development, design, policy, and finance. We use research and intelligence to make our readers smarter about land-use planning and development.

    EngagingCities is an online magazine that shares creative strategies and new technologies to foster public engagement for livable communities - a gathering place for exploring the ideas and tools that are empowering people to become part of the creative process of planning for better communities. Our goal is to inspire urban planners, architects, developers, educators, economists, and policy makers to apply new approaches and technologies in ways that make community development more participatory, collaborative, and effective. Every day, new projects and developments across the globe demonstrate creative ways for including citizens in the shaping of places -- EngagingCities is where you can follow and become part of this movement. We share the stories of the people, places, and practices that turn engaging ideas into applicable realities.

    Digital storytellers First+Main Media produce award-winning feature-length documentaries for television, as well as promotional and advocacy videos, online video channels, and digital communication strategies for Fortune 500 companies, universities, government agencies, international non-profits, and national organizations like CNU. Committed to promoting new urbanism, First+Main Media created the short animated film Built to Last, (CNU17 contest winner) and is currently producing American Makeover, (six-part series on urbanism and sprawl).

    Visit to learn how we can make power of video work for you, whether it be a single brand essence short film, or a complete digital communication strategy.

    Next American City connects cities and the people working to improve them. In addition to a daily blog featuring content from partner websites around the United States, Next American City is launching Forefront, its premium subscriber-only weekly in Spring 2012, which will cover urban affairs, transportation, governance, culture, the economy and other topics in cities around the world.

    CNU is excited to announce its collaboration with Sustainable Cities Collective as a media partner for CNU 20. Sustainable Cities Collective is one of the leading platforms for leaders of major metropolitan areas, urban planning and sustainability professionals. Stay tuned for further details on how SCC will maintain a real-time live-blog and new media presence at CNU 20!

    Turn The Page, LLC is your resource for Director of Photography, Camera Operators, Sound Operators, Directors, Assistant Directors, Grips, Gaffers, and Talent.
    Their focus is on getting you what you need. Whether it’s a feature film or a TV commercial, they produce what's needed. Look for them filming all of the excitement throughout CNU 20.

    Urbanicity is the world’s leading online source of information for urban news and information. Operating in partnership with UNHabitat since 2001, the Urbanicity website, email newsletters and alerts enable urban stakeholders in over 150 countries to learn, share and experience the latest news, theories, events and practices relating to urban issues.

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