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

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

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  • Storrs Center | Mansfield, CT
    A mixed-use center for town and gown. #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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  • Street scene in Tukwila, Washington

    Special CNU25 Event: Combatting 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
  • CNU presented with Driehaus Prize special award

    CNU has been awarded a special honor on the occasion of the University of Notre Dame's 15th annual presentation of its Driehaus Prize, chosen by a jury for its contribution to the public realm. From the University's announcement: In recognition of the Congress for the New Urbanism’s 25 years of...Read more
  • Open Innovation Is Open for CNU 25.Seattle

    */ At CNU, we know that creativity doesn't always hold to a deadline. That's why we've opened our sixth annual Call for Open Innovation Ideas for CNU 25.Seattle. It's like a second chance for the best ideas to be showcased at our annual Congress. Open Innovation sessions take the Congress to the​ ​...Read more
  • Nathan Norris joins Congress for the New Urbanism

    Today, we're proud to announce that Nathan Norris, the former CEO of the Lafayette Downtown Development Authority, will join CNU in January as Director of Education and Training Programs. Norris, a longtime CNU member, cofounder of the New Urban Guild, and founder of the City Building Exchange,...Read more