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.
A mixed-use center for town and gown Mansfield, Connecticut
For a town with a major educational institution—the University of Connecticut—Mansfield was surprisingly short of urban amenities until a few years ago.
A diverse new neighborhood in the heart of the city Denver, Colorado
For a century, the 27-acre Elitch Gardens amusement park was an exciting destination for Denver, CO—until the facility moved in the 1990s.
From parking lot to urban tour-de-force Los Angeles, California
For the University of California in Los Angeles, the Weyburn project is more than just graduate student housing.
The neighborhood model of public housing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Hawthorne neighborhood in Philadelphia has come back to life—catalyzed by Martin Luther King Plaza, the redevelopment of a former high-rise public housing project.