Revitalized corridors with plazas and green space. Town centers that blend into the surrounding street grid. Neighborhoods that emerge from abandoned malls. These outstanding projects are just a fraction of the diverse and innovative work of CNU members. From regional-scale visions to single-building historic renovations, our members engage across every profession, location, and level to build places people love.
The first suburban retrofit gets a neighborhood Mashpee, Massachusetts
Transformation of the former New Seabury Shopping Center in Mashpee, Massachusetts, into a town center began 30 years ago. The early-1960s strip mall at the intersection of two state highways on Cape Cod was fading and needed refurbishment.
Ponce City Market Atlanta, Georgia
Located in a crossroads of Atlanta, where the celebrated Beltline crosses Ponce de Leon Avenue, a former Sears warehouse has turned into one of the most striking urban redevelopments in the nation.
A timeless place from the ground up Tucson, Arizona
The Mercado District, once leveled by urban renewal, is fast becoming one of Tucson’s most significant hubs.
Rebuilding a block at the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh’s Market Square was historically a bustling hub of locals and street merchants at the heart of downtown. Heavy cast iron buildings and fire-brick masonry gave the neighborhood a unique architectural charm.