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.
As downtowns and urban neighborhoods thrive across America, city managers outside city centers have begun to ask, “How do we reinvent the suburbs?” Building on that extensive body of knowledge, Parsons Alley, the public-private redevelopment of an
Washington, District Of Columbia
This beautiful Art Deco building is a striking addition to a major urban thoroughfare, terminating a vista at the end of a cross street with a grand, twostory archway that leads into a 5,000 square foot public plaza overlooking an important urban
Newport, Rhode Island
In Newport, Rhode Island, the tide is rising.
Los Angeles, California
The timeless and artful mass of Plaza La Reina, with its wide steps opening onto the street corner like a gift to the neighborhood looks like it should have been part of Westwood Village from the beginning.
San Cristobal, Mexico
A dilapidated former municipal building, embodying decades of history in the historic Mexican city of San Cristobal, has been converted into a civic museum complete with an elegant and dignified new plaza.
When fragmented development and neglect for civic spaces leads to the loss of “organic community,” the situation calls for a public realm that creates a new generation of “third places.” Thanks to an innovative new Guide to Placemaking for Mobilit
A rare combination of National Historic Landmark buildings and infill a fordable housing, the St. Joseph’s Redevelopment transforms a dilapidated former convent and convalescent home into a mixed-use asset for a distressed city neighborhood.
Lower Broadway in Nashville is a major arterial in the heart of the famous “honky tonk” district, with restaurants and bars ofering live music.
Tavernier Key, Florida
Dignified affordable housing that matches the quality and character of market-rate housing—without breaking the bank—is desperately needed across America.
As part of an eight-week urban studio that involved a trip to Havana, fifth-year University of Notre Dame architecture students were tasked with repairing the city’s waterfront along the Avenida de Puerto.