• Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area
    <strong>Village of Providence</strong> <em>Huntsville, AL</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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  • 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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  • Historic arcade houses young professionals
    <strong>Microlofts at The Arcade Providence</strong>&nbsp;<em>Providence, Rhode Island</em>

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

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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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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 Lauren Mayer.


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OpenNorfolk

Norfolk, Virginia

Tactical Urbanism offered key urban design tools in 2020, when cities had to quickly repurpose public space to allow more outdoor activities and dining during the pandemic.

75th Street Boardwalk

Chicago, Illinois

The 75th Street Boardwalk is a series of temporary community built parklets and civic structures along two blocks of the main street of Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood.

Rockville Town Square

Rockville, Maryland

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.

Park DuValle

Louisville, Kentucky

Most of Park DuValle was designed after World War II, but some of is earliest developments date back to the 19th Century.

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.

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