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 Lauren Mayer.
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 1925, the AT&SF Rail Company constructed the Pasadena Santa Fe Station, the destination of a railroad meant to connect LA to Chicago.
Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia
In the Chattahoochee Hills of northwestern Georgia, a neighborhood was built to protect the rural land outside of Atlanta.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
This plan proposes the revitalization of Villa 31, an 80-year-old squatter-built shantytown in Buenos Aires, for its long-time residents—using bottom-up and top-down implementation concepts.
Curridabat, Costa Rica
The first city in Costa Rica to adopt form-based coding has created a citywide plan to connect urban neighborhoods to nature. Sweet City is the next phase of a Charter Award-winning plan of 2014.
Davidson, North Carolina
The Rural Area Plan (RAP) for Davidson uses a form-based code for aggressive rural land conservation.
An unlikely urban neighborhood and center has taken shape in Northwest Huntsville, Alabama— an area characterized by car dealerships, big box stores, apartment complexes, industrial parks, subdivisions, and single-family houses.
Charlottesville’s Strategic Area Investment Plan guides the redevelopment of a former industrial stream valley into a mixed-income, mixeduse urban area that remains connected to its riparian roots.