On The Park Bench:
A Public Square Conversation

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

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

    Build Great Places / #thisiscnu

  • Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area
    <strong>Village of Providence</strong> <em>Huntsville, AL</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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  • Historic arcade houses young professionals
    <strong>Microlofts at The Arcade Providence</strong>&nbsp;<em>Providence, Rhode Island</em>

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

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Upcoming webinars

Tuesday, April 2, 2024, 12 noon ET
Author's Forum: City Limits
Join author Megan Kimble to discuss her new book, City Limits: Infrastructure, Inequality, and the Future of America's Highways. Lauren Mayer will host and moderate the event.
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On The Park Bench is CNU's webinar series presenting interactive conversations with thought leaders in New Urbanism and allied industries, providing an opportunity for the audience to engage in real time. Powered by the Congress for the New Urbanism, Public Square and On the Park Bench are built to add depth and rigor to the practice of urbanism and improve our capacity for creating inclusive, resilient places—places that people love.

Author’s Forum on Urbanism is a monthly series featuring authors in an hour-long, interactive discussion of recent publications on urbanism. The series, part of CNU’s On the Park Bench webinar program, takes a deep dive into each author’s insights through the lens of New Urbanism. The focus will be on one or two ideas that are embodied in the book, which advance the understanding of precedents and design strategies to repair and make sustainable urbanism. Attendees will have an opportunity to engage the authors during the session.

All live On the Park Bench webinars qualify for one CEU credit from AICP (click here for more on tracking and reporting). Additionally, CNU-A members can earn one CEU credit for all live and recorded On the Park Bench webinars (click here for more information on tracking and reporting).

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PAST WEBINARS
 

February 6, 2024
AUTHOR'S FORUM: HUMAN TRANSIT
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January 31, 2024
CHALLENGES IN PRE-APPROVED BUILDING PLANS
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December 19, 2023
PLANNING FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
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November 28, 2023
AUTHOR'S FORUM: CLIMATE RESILIENCE FOR AN AGING NATION
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November 14, 2023
A STORY CAN CHANGE A CITY
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October 17, 2023
AUTHOR'S FORUM: FRAGILE NEIGHBORHOODS
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October 10, 2023
A BLACK URBANIST JOURNEY TO AN ACCESSIBLE QUEER FEMINIST FUTURE
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October 4, 2023
REPAIRING PAST HARM: DO DESIGNERS AND PLANNERS HAVE A ROLE?
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September 26, 2023
30 YEARS ON, AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE NEW URBANISM
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September 19, 2023
CREATIVE PLACEMAKING THROUGH ART AND MUSIC
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August 29, 2023
EQUITY WITHIN URBANISM: WHY IT EVEN MATTERS
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August 1, 2023
DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF MIXED-USE HEALTH DISTRICTS
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July 25, 2023
CLIMATE & EQUITY CHALLENGE PROJECTS
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July 11, 2023
FLORIDA'S EXPERIENCE WITH CONTEXT-BASED STREET CLASSIFICATION
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June 20, 2023
AUTHOR'S FORUM: PAVED PARADISE
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April 11, 2023
CAR-FREE URBANISM
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April 4, 2023
WHAT'S NEW AT CNU 31
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March 21, 2023
PARKING REFORM TRENDS
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