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.
Evolution of the Civic Realm in Seaside
Successional development does not only refer to buildings, according to architect Dhiru Thadani, as Seaside, Florida, makes a case that the civic realm can be steadily improved to respond to changing circumstances and present-day needs.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Oklahoma City reversed a half century of automobile-centric street planning in a comprehensive makeover of its downtown public realm in the last decade.
Chattanooga is launching a highly ambitious plan to transform Westside, an impoverished neighborhood with the highest concentration of public housing in the city. Westside Evolves tackles the challenge of concentrated poverty, while ensuring
Montgomery Park Master Plan
A hundred years ago, iconic warehouse and industrial buildings were constructed that would define Northwest Portland.
Memphis 3.0 Comprehensive Plan
Until Memphis 3.0 was adopted in 2019, the city had not updated its comprehensive plan for nearly 40 years.
A Strategic Vision for Panama City
Panama City, Florida
Just a year after being clobbered by one of the most powerful Atlantic storms every to land in the US, Panama City, Florida, adopted a vision to rebuild that focuses on economic revival of its long-neglected downtown.
River District Implementation Plan
An underutilized peninsula across the river from downtown is giving Elkhart, Indiana, an opportunity to diversify its economy.
The redevelopment of the 711-acre former Mueller airport includes, as of 2020, more than 4,000 diverse living spaces, major employers, and a mixed-use town center. Mueller’s parks attract visitors from across the city.
Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, New Mexico
The beauty of Doña Ana County, with the Organ mountains and the Rio Grande, the fields of chile and orchards of pecans, is stunning.
Shanghai Old Town
China is rapidly losing its historic, human-scale urban fabric. Demolition of historic areas is common, and new development is typically done in block-size increments, sliced apart by wide arterial roads.