Live Podcasts at CNU27

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

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

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

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

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

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

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

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

  • Southside
    Ten acres that transformed a city #thisiscnu

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

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

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

  • 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>

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

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

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

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

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

Talking with New Urbanists​
Wednesday, June 12 – Thursday, June 13, 2019
Join us at the studios of Louisville Public Media and 89.3 WFPL​
619 S. 4th Street, a block from the Seelbach Hilton Hotel

In partnership with Louisville Public Media and 89.3 WFPL, the Congress for the New Urbanism will host informal conversations about New Urbanism in practice. These live conversations will not be broadcast, but will be available from CNU as podcasts after CNU 27.Louisville. Please plan to arrive about 10 minutes before the podcast you wish to view will record.

At print time, the following conversations were confirmed. Check the CNU 27 app for more:


11:00 – 11:45 AM Transforming Highways to Boulevards: Talking with Andrew Faulkner, Urban Designer and Project Manager, Van Meter Williams Pollack LLP; and Heyden Black Walker, CNU-A, Urban Planner, Black + Vernooy Architecture and Urban Design. Moderator: Benjamin Crowther, CNU Transportation Fellow.

1:00 - 1:45 PM Suburban Retrofit: Talking with June Williamson, Associate Professor at City College of New York  and Dan Reed, Urban Planner, Freelance Writer, & Founder of the blog Just Up the Pike. Moderator: Leslie Creane, CNU Program Director

2:30 - 3:15 PM Louisville Legacy Projects / Small-Scale and Tactical Interventions: Talking with Louis Johnson, Senior Landscape Architect, Gresham Smith, lead firm for the Beargrass Creek project; and Mike Lydon, Principal, Street Plans Collaborative, lead firm for the East Portland project. Moderator, Margaret O’Neal, CNU Manager of Strategic Partnerships

3:30 - 4:15 PM ABCs of ADUs: Talking with Eli Spevak, Developer, Planning Consultant, and ADU expert and Kristy Stambaugh, Director of Aging and Disability Services, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. Moderator: Danielle Arigoni, Director of Livable Communities, AARP Livable Communities.


9:00 - 9:45 AM Coding for Community: Talking with Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Founding Partner, DPZ CoDesign, and Matthew Petty, Principal, Infill Group. Moderator: Ben Brown, Principal, PlaceMakers, LLC,

12:00 - 12:45 PM Louisville Legacy Projects / Community-Centered Commercial Corridor Revitalization: Talking with Susan Henderson, Principal, PlaceMakers LLC, lead firm for the Woodlawn Avenue project; and Megan O’Hara, Principal, Urban Design Associates, lead firm for the 18th Street Corridor project. Moderator, Margaret O’Neal, CNU Manager of Strategic Partnerships

1:00 - 1:45 PM What Is and Isn't New Urbanism? (Greenfields and Greyfields): Talking with Bernice Radle, Founder & CEO Buffalove Development & Little Wheel, and R. John Anderson, Principal, Tolar-Anderson-Kim Architecture + Urban Design. Moderator: Barry Alberts, Managing Partner, CityVisions Associates.

2:00 - 2:45 PM Fighting the Fear to Create What’s Fair: Talking with Lynn Richards, President and CEO, CNU, and Calvin Gladney, President and CEO, Smart Growth America. Moderator: Ben Brown, Principal, PlaceMakers, LLC

3:00 - 3:45 PM Transportation and Land Use, the Crucial Connection: Talking with Wesley Marshall, Ph.D, PE,  Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, University of Colorado Denver and Bill Hattaway, Transportation Director at City of Orlando, FL

4:00 to 4:45 PM Women Urbanists in Local Government: Talking with Julie Mayfield, City Council Member, Asheville, North Carolina; and Lucy Thompson, Principal City Planner, City of Saint Paul, Minnesota Moderator: Cate Ryba, Elected Women and Community Design, Urban3.