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.
Redeveloping a hole in the urban fabric Washington, District Of Columbia
The New York Times described the plan for CityCenter, Washington, DC’s newest downtown icon, as a “modern day Rockefeller Center.” While comparisons to the iconic 1930s development may sound like hyperbole, CityCenter is an impressiv
Investing in a historic green space Savannah, Georgia
"Ellis Square is one of the great stories of preservation and restoration in Savannah," says the group Discover Historic America.
Mixed-use density in a suburban center Arlington, Virginia
Building density that supports walkable urban centers is a key strategy of new urbanists—but this goal is challenging in already built-out suburbs.
Transforming ‘barracks’ into a neighborhood Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Born as a public housing tract on Milwaukee’s northwest side, Westlawn was originally developed in the 1950s to provide affordable dwellings for families.