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  • Growing in the era of sea level rise

    Seven50 Florida

  • An inspiring town extension

    South Main Colorado

  • Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area

    Village of Providence Alabama

  • A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods

    Ponce City Market Georgia

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  • South Main | Buena Vista, Colorado
    An inspiring town extension. #thisiscnu

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  • Ponce City Market | Atlanta
    A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods. #thisiscnu

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  • Village of Providence | Huntsville, Alabama
    Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area. #thisiscnu

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  • Mercado District | Tucson, Arizona
    A timeless place from the ground up. #thisiscnu

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  • Storrs Center | Mansfield, CT
    A mixed-use center for town and gown. #thisiscnu

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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.

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Paseo Verde in North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A model for transit-oriented revitalization Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Once a railway coal siding and more recently a full city block of asphalt surface parking, North Philadelphia’s Paseo Verde now provides affordable, high quality, sustainable housing for a range of income levels.


Belmar in Lakewood, Colorado

A dead mall becomes a downtown for a sprawling suburb Lakewood, Colorado

Although Lakewood, Colorado, is the fifth largest city in the state, until the last decade the city had no true downtown.


Micro Lofts at the Arcade Providence, Rhode Island

Historic arcade houses young professionals 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 in San Francisco, California

Yesterday a danger zone—today, pure San Francisco 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.


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