• 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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  • 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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  • From parking lot to urban tour-de-force
    <strong>UCLA Weyburn</strong>&nbsp;<em>Los Angeles, California</em>

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

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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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  • Crosstown_Concourse_2018_Charter_LooneyRicksKiss
    Crosstown_Concourse_2018_Charter_LooneyRicksKiss
    From former warehouse to "vertical village"
    <strong>Crosstown Concourse</strong>&nbsp; <em>Memphis, Tennessee</em>

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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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  • Historic arcade houses young professionals
    <strong>Microlofts at The Arcade Providence</strong>&nbsp;<em>Providence, Rhode Island</em>

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Project Database

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.


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Biscayne Green

Miami, Florida

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.

Tactical Urbanism Hamilton

Hamilton, Canada

With a population of over half a million, Hamilton is the third largest metropolitan area in Ontario and the ninth largest in Canada.

TLC: An Approach to Activate Downtown Rockford

Rockford, Illinois

After decades of abandonment, downtown Rockford is finally coming back. Rockford, a mid-sized city in north-central Illinois about 90 miles northwest of Chicago, is not unlike many other Midwest cities its size.

Code SMTX: Tactical Urbanism Intervention and Project Kickoff

San Marcos, Texas

Code SMTX in San Marcos, Texas may carry the distinction of all-time least expensive winner. The return on investment for the city and for community members has been significant.

Small Town Tactics

Avon, Colorado

Seeing may be believing, according to the old adage, but doing can be even more instructive.

The Storefront Theater

Lyons, Nebraska

Main Street in Lyons, Nebraska, has suffered like the heart of many small towns across America as shops have closed—losing customers to declining population and replaced by distant big-box stores.

Envision Broadway

Nashville, Tennessee

Lower Broadway in Nashville is a major arterial in the heart of the famous “honky tonk” district, with restaurants and bars ofering live music.

Granary Row #thisisCNU

Salt Lake City, Utah

The width of streets in Salt Lake City are legendary. According to a popular story, Brigham Young, who led the Mormons in founding the city, wanted a team of oxen to be able to turn around in the street with room to spare.

Porchfest, Decatur, Georgia #thisisCNU

Decatur, Georgia

For one warm fall Sunday afternoon, “the most diverse musical lineup of any festival in Georgia,” according to one reviewer, transformed a neighborhood in Decatur, an inner-ring suburb of Atlanta.

SMTX Tactical Urbanism #thisisCNU

San Marcos, Texas

For one day in June 2014, the City of San Marcos worked to re-envision downtown using "Tactical Urbanism." Workers converted two blocks of street from one-way to two-way traffic using temporary paint.

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TWEETS #thisiscnu