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

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

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

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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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  • 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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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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1950 - 2023

Bulevar de Oriente

Cali, Colombia

Cali, Colombia's third most populous city, includes hundreds of thousands of households living in precarious circumstances. Many lack public services, mobility infrastructure, and adequate parks and open space.

Winthrop Family Historical Garden

Chicago, Illinois

In a walkable, growing neighborhood in the Northside of Chicago, a community garden tells an important historical narrative while providing a multi-use gathering space. 

Just Imagine SWLA

Calcasieu and Cameron, Louisiana

Southwest Louisiana, comprising Calcasieu and Cameron parishes, is larger than Rhode Island or Delaware. The region is extremely low and vulnerable to sea-level rise and storm surge.

Veridian at County Farm

Ann Arbor, Michigan

On a former county poor farm in the City of Ann Arbor, Michigan, about two miles from downtown, a new sustainable neighborhood with affordable housing is under construction.

Trappey and Bayou Vermilion Waterfront District Vision Plan

Lafayette, Louisiana

For three decades, the vacant Trappey cannery on the Vermilion River deteriorated, but thanks to community stakeholders, private developers, and the City of Lafayette, this prime site will become a new neighborhood.

RiverFront Revitalization

Omaha, Nebraska

The RiverFront Revitalization in Omaha, Nebraska, makes a unified, transformative, 70-acre civic-oriented park at the center of a major city in the nation’s heartland. 

Casa de Luz

Austin, Texas

Casa de Luz is a case study that teaches the value of thinking differently about health, food, parking, and community building. Although the project covers less than an acre, it has an outsized impact on the City of Austin, Texas. 

ReLeaf Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Trees are such a ubiquitous part of the urban landscape that their vital role is sometimes overlooked.

Higher Ground Initiative

, Nauru

The stakes could not be higher for The Republic of Nauru, an eight-square-mile island nation of 12,500 people in the central Pacific Ocean.

SCLT Headquarters

Providence, Rhode Island

Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) was born in 1981 when Hmong refugees and Brown University graduates began growing healthy, culturally familiar food on vacant lots in south Providence, Rhode Island.



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1950 - 2023