CNU members and their allies work with communities to build places people love. Human-scale, universally accessible neighborhoods, town centers, streets, and public spaces can only be built with all of our help. We need you to build places people love. Click on the following great place-building examples to find out more about how this is done.
Vision of a 'solar village' realized by New Urbanism
Civano New Town Tucson, Arizona
Beautiful to look at, culturally sensitive, and measurably sustainable, Civano New Town in Tucson, Arizona, was ahead of its time.
Contextual design and preservation on DC commercial corridor
Collection 14 Washington, District Of Columbia
Collection 14 is a nearly block-length building that incorporates historic main street buildings on the commercial 14th Street corridor in Washington DC.
Trumpeting a Cultural Revival
Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market New Orleans, Louisiana
Even a plain, vacant, late-20th Century discount department store building can be renovated into a compelling urban art space that celebrates the history of a neighborhood. That’s the lesson and achievement of the New Orleans Jazz Market.
Community-oriented redesign for brutalist landmark building
Boston Public Library, Central Library Renovation Boston, Massachusetts
This 156,000 square foot renovation transforms the inward-facing 1972 wing of Boston Public Library’s central location into an inviting urban building that engages the street and forms an outdoor room with community gathering spaces.