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

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

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

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

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  • UCLA Weyburn | Los Angeles, CA
    From parking lot to urban tour-de-force. #thisiscnu

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

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  • Congress RFP 2020

    Where will CNU go in 2020?

    American cities are taking the lead in responding to global challenges such as climate change, immigration, and new technologies now reshaping urban form. Many cities are using New Urbanist approaches to meet these challenges. From human-scaled designs for climate resilience to planning and coding...Read more
  • CNU Welcomes New Board Members

    Washington, DC: The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) has welcomed four new Board members who bring a range of experience to their positions. Their presence further diversifies the knowledge base of a board which already has collective expertise in architecture, planning, urban design,...Read more
  • Boston Public Library, William Rawn Associates

    CNU Announces 2017 Charter Awards

    On May 5, The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) announced the winners of its annual Charter Awards, given for excellence in architectural, landscape, urban, and regional design that helps build more equitable, sustainable, connected, healthy, and prosperous communities. CNU recognized sixteen...Read more
  • Street scene in Tukwila, Washington

    Special CNU 25.Seattle Event: Combating the Suburbanization of Poverty

    More Americans now live below the poverty line in suburbs than in the nation’s big cities, as noted by Elizabeth Kneebone and Alan Berube in their 2014 book, Confronting Suburban Poverty in America (Brookings Institution). Yet many practices for alleviating poverty were designed for inner-city or...Read more
  • Joe Biden to Address CNU & ULI Members

    */ A long-time supporter of sustainable development, efficient rail transportation, and strong local economies, former Vice President Joe Biden will reflect on the future of communities during a fireside chat in a joint ULI/CNU plenary on Wednesday, May 3. As the 47th vice president of the United...Read more
  • Announcing the 2017 CNU Fellows Scholarship

    */ The Congress for the New Urbanism is introducing the CNU Fellows Scholarships for CNU 25.Seattle, its 25th annual gathering. These need-based scholarships will be awarded to ten emerging leaders in the placemaking movement. Designed to elevate diverse voices within New Urbanism and build the...Read more