• Southside
    Ten acres that transformed a city #thisiscnu

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  • Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area
    <strong>Village of Providence</strong> <em>Huntsville, AL</em>

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  • From parking lot to urban tour-de-force
    <strong>UCLA Weyburn</strong>&nbsp;<em>Los Angeles, California</em>

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  • Historic arcade houses young professionals
    <strong>Microlofts at The Arcade Providence</strong>&nbsp;<em>Providence, Rhode Island</em>

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  • A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods
    <strong>Ponce City Market</strong> <em>Atlanta, GA</em>

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

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  • A mixed-use center for town and gown
    <strong>Storrs Center</strong> <em>Mansfield, CT</em>

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  • Jazz Market New Orleans Audience Seating
    Jazz Market New Orleans Audience Seating
    Trumpeting a cultural revival
    <strong>Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market</strong>&nbsp; <em>New Orleans, Louisiana</em>

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Project Database

This searchable database of projects represents the range and diversity of work in the New Urbanism. From regional-scale visions to single-building historic renovations, CNU members and their allies build places people love through land use planning, development, policy, and advocacy. If you are aware of a project that you believe should be part of the database, please email Robert Steuteville or Lisa Schamess.


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Harbor Point

Boston, Massachusetts

Harbor Point is the redevelopment of a 1950s public housing project into a racially and economically diverse community overlooking Boston Harbor.

Station Center

Union City, California

Union City is one of the farthest-flung BART stops in the San Francisco Bay Area, and one of the least developed.

Sullivan Station

Chicago, Illinois

Sullivan Station, spearheaded by VOA Associates Incorporated, repairs a Chicago neighborhood torn by mid-20th Century urban renewal.

Wyandanch Rising

Wyandanch, New York

The center of Wyandanch, New York is a sea of parking fronting a fading commercial strip in the middle of an economically distressed community. That scene is about to change.

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.

Westlawn Gardens #thisisCNU

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.

Highlands Garden Village #thisisCNU

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.

Martin Luther King Plaza #thisisCNU

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.

Southside #thisisCNU

Southside, Greensboro, North Carolina

In the mid-1990s, downtown Greensboro, North Carolina, was lifeless: "There were no white table restaurants, nothing happened after five o'clock, and all of the retail had moved out," says Andy Scott, the city economic development director.”

Katrina Cottage, Gulf Coast #thisisCNU

Gulf Coast, United States

When Hurricane Katrina struck in August 2005, devastating historic communities across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, aid for the region arrived in all shapes and sizes from across the US.

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TWEETS #thisiscnu