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.
Four decades after moving its campus to suburban West Hartford, the University of Connecticut moved back to downtown Hartford— bringing mixed-use development and the revitalization of the Hartford Times Building, a neoclassical landmark.
A long-term plan to convert a series of parking lots to public spaces in the middle of Biscayne Boulevard was held up for years due to concerns about traffic and parking.
Chicago is showing how change in public infrastructure can transform a neighborhood with drug and gang problems. Located in the ethnically Asian Uptown neighborhood, Argyle Shared Street is a shared-use, pedestrian-prioritizing streetscape.
For two decades, the 1.3-million-square-foot former Sears distribution center sat empty in the midst of disinvested Memphis neighborhoods—a symbol of urban blight.
Alys Beach, Florida
After designing Seaside and Rosemary Beach, DPZ CoDESIGN had the opportunity to plan a third community along the Florida Gulf Coast in 2003.
In the early 1990s, Addison, Texas community officials identified the lack of a coherent core as a major inhibitor to sustainable town growth.
Before he died, Walt Disney proposed the idea for an “Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow,” or “EPCOT,” in which technology would seamlessly mix with day-to-day life.
DPZ CoDESIGN has been at the forefront of New Urbanism since its beginning, and in 2003 the firm (then called Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company) led the creation of the SmartCode.
In 1946, J.S. Smolian bought 80 acres of land along the Florida Gulf Coast with the dream of developing the land into a summer camp. Though his dream was never realized, he vacationed on this land every year with his family.
Wyandanch, New York
The center of Wyandanch, New York is a sea of parking fronting a fading commercial strip in the middle of an economically distressed community. That scene is about to change.