Albany Skyway in Albany, New York, reclaims an "ugly chunk of highway" to reconnect downtown with the Hudson riverfront via a new linear park. Stantec Consulting Services won a CNU 2023 Charter Award in the Neighborhood, District, and Corridor...
Pullman Artspace Lofts in Chicago, Illinois, provide affordable housing in live-work spaces for artists in an underserved community. Stantec Architecture Inc. won a CNU 2023 Charter Award in the Block, Street, and Building category.
Hearth: Memorial to the Enslaved at William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, is a civic tribute to slaves who laid the foundations of one of America’s oldest colleges. Baskervill won a CNU 2023 Charter Award in the Block, Street, and Building...
New Urbanism has a long history in Charlotte. Attendees of CNU 31 can check out its impact next week.
ReLeaf Cedar Rapids is a plan to restore the Iowa city’s decimated tree canopy, with a focus on equity and placemaking. Speck & Associates and Confluence won a CNU 2023 Charter Award in the Region: Metropolis, City, and Town category.
Under typical office parking requirements of a conservative 3 spaces per 1,000 square feet of floor area, it would require 56 acres or 15 New York City blocks to serve the Empire State Building if the parking were provided in surface lots. Completed...
Five scenarios that make street transformation possible
Why street design has not kept pace with automotive safety improvements, and what you can do about it.
Ten steps toward autonomous urbanism
Here's a playbook for municipal leaders and citizens on the road to smart city technology.
Better Cities & Towns Archive
Portland pursues the ‘20-minute neighborhood’
The Office of Sustainable Development in Portland, Oregon, has decided that one of the best ways to cut down on greenhouse-gas emissions is by...
Shift toward urban lifestyles forecast to 2030
A new book, Reshaping Metropolitan America, explains regions will take a more compact, mixed-use form in the next two decades, especially in the...
SGLI launces new project
The Smart Growth Leadership Institute has launched a new project.
Newburgh, New York, has chosen Leyland Alliance LLC
Newburgh, New York, has chosen Leyland Alliance LLC to be master developer of 30 acres on the Hudson River waterfront, 55 miles north of New York....
Suburbia was a housing program
We used to understand that housing construction was in the public interest
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