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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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  • 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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  • Southside
    Ten acres that transformed a city #thisiscnu

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

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

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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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Recent Press Releases

August 2, 2021 The Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework must include adequate funding and prioritize residents for a Reconnecting Communities program to be successful
December 9, 2020 CNU “Future of Mobility” report guides new transportation and equity developments in downtown Buffalo


Recent Media Articles

Visionary Highway Removal Program Virtually Axed from Fed Infrastructure Package Streetsblog New York August 2, 2021

Vehicles Still Firmly in Control of City Streets Governing August 4, 2021

Infrastructure Deal Shirks Big Spending on Cut-Off Neighborhoods Bloomberg Tax August 5, 2021

Cut in infrastructure money for communities hurt by highways disappoints advocates NBC News August 6, 2021

Tall buildings: Good for the housing crisis, bad for the climate crisis Grist August 11, 2021

The Senate infrastructure bill includes $1 billion to address devastation caused by freeways Fast Company August 12, 2021

Highways destroyed Black neighborhoods like mine. Can we undo the damage now? Washington Post August 13, 2021

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