This searchable database of projects represents the range and diversity of work in the New Urbanism. From regional-scale visions to single-building historic renovations, CNU members and their allies build places people love through land use planning, development, policy, and advocacy. If you are aware of a project that you believe should be part of the database, please email Robert Steuteville or Lisa Schamess.
China is rapidly losing its historic, human-scale urban fabric. Demolition of historic areas is common, and new development is typically done in block-size increments, sliced apart by wide arterial roads.
New York, New York
Located on portions of nine blocks in the heart of Manhattan’s historic Lower East Side, Essex Crossing is rising on six acres that sat mostly vacant since 1967, representing one of the most significant urban renewal projects in the history of New
Between 1997 and 2001, the Seattle Housing Authority transformed the dilapidated, low-income housing community of Holly Park into a diverse and dynamic mixed-income neighborhood—NewHolly.
Newquay, United Kingdom
In the Village of Newquay a new urban neighborhood has been built with local materials and workers, trained in an apprenticeship program.
In the early 2000’s, the City and Federal Realty Investment Trust decided to remove the shopping mall that dominated the center of Rockville, MD.
Pleasant Hill, California
In 1985, fourteen project owners formed the Contra Costa Centre Transit Village around the Pleasant Hill BART Station in Walnut Creek, California.
Most of Park DuValle was designed after World War II, but some of is earliest developments date back to the 19th Century.
Washington, District Of Columbia
In the past twenty years, the Columbia Heights neighborhood in Washington, D.C. has undergone a revitalization that breathed new life into the community.
Vickery Village Center, located in Cumming, Georgia, serves as the heart of a new traditional neighborhood.
In the early 1980’s, the city of Memphis made plans to extend I-240’s northern section and create an Inner Loop around the city, and doing so would have required building onto the small peninsula called Mud Island.