On The Park Bench:
A Public Square Conversation

  • 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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  • Southside
    Ten acres that transformed a city #thisiscnu

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

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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

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

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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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Upcoming webinars

Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 12 noon ET
Zoning That Supports Physical Activity
Join Dr. Jamie Chriqui, professor at the University of Illinois Chicago, to discuss CDC-funded research that measures zoning reform nationwide, leading to ordinances calling for infrastructure that supports walking and biking.
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Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 12 noon ET
Author's Forum: Place and Prosperity
Join author William Fulton, and CNU co-founder Elizabeth Moule, as they discuss Place and Prosperity: How Cities Help Us to Connect and Innovate. Fulton's book distills what he has learned as a pre-eminent writer on urbanism, a planner, former mayor, and academic. 
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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).

> Archive of Past Webinars

PAST WEBINARS
 

November 15, 2022
JUMP-STARTING SMALL-SCALE URBANISM
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November 8, 2022
AUTHOR'S FORUM: URBANISM FOR A DIFFICULT FUTURE
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September 20, 2022
CODING FOR BETTER PLACES
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September 6, 2022
THE MAGIC OF INNER-BLOCK DEVELOPMENT
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August 2, 2022
AUTHOR'S FORUM: ARBITRARY LINES
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July 12, 2022
FREEWAY FIGHTERS: PUSHING BACK AGAINST FREEWAY EXPANSIONS
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July 5, 2022
FREEWAY FIGHTERS: RECONNECTING THE CITY
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June 14, 2022
MAKING GOOD DESIGN AFFORDABLE: PRE-APPROVED BUILDING PROGRAMS
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May 24, 2022
FORM-BASED CODES: ZONING INNOVATION FOR POLICY CHANGE
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May 3, 2022
RECEIVER CITIES AND TOWNS
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March 15, 2022
INCREMENTAL DEVELOPMENT: A MOVEMENT
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March 8, 2022
NEW URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN OKLAHOMA
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March 1, 2022
ARCHITECTURE AND THE EDGES OF PUBLIC SPACE
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February 22, 2022
AUTHOR'S FORUM ON URBANISM: THE URBAN FIX
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January 25, 2022
AUTHOR'S FORUM ON URBANISM: DREAM CITY
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January 18, 2022
WALLS DIVIDE US: RECONNECTING ALBANY
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December 21, 2021
CHANGING MARKETS & INNOVATIONS IN URBAN HOUSING TYPES
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December 14, 2021
AUTHOR'S FORUM WITH GABRIELE TAGLIAVENTI 
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November 30, 2021
PUBLIC WORKS, THE WALKABLE CITY & OKC
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November 16, 2021
THE CLIMATE PLANNER
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