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.
Micro Lofts at the Arcade Providence Providence, Rhode Island
One of the nation’s most beautiful historic shopping arcades was restored as 48 affordable micro-lofts, rents starting at $550 per month, and 17 small retail spaces in Providence, Rhode Island.
Hunters View San Francisco, California
By any measure, San Francisco ranks among the world’s most beautiful cities. Yet for years, in a sector that tourists never see, 50 barracks-style buildings constructed in 1943 housed 264 families in poverty and fear.
Columbia Pike Arlington, Virginia
First built over 200 years ago as a toll road connecting Washington, D.C. to greater Virginia, the Columbia Pike now serves as a direct route to the Pentagon and other capital landmarks.
Iberville Offsites New Orleans, Louisiana
Iberville Offsites provides affordable housing for moderate-income families, establishes new standards for green historic preservation, and strengthens a city still climbing back from one of the nation’s worst natural disasters.