New Urbanism in the News

  • Mercado District | Tucson, Arizona
    A timeless place from the ground up. #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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  • A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods
    <strong>Ponce City Market</strong> <em>Atlanta, GA</em>

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  • Southside
    Ten acres that transformed a city #thisiscnu

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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 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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  • Accessory dwelling unit beside a home.

    First-Ever National Gathering on Accessory Dwelling Units

    The Build Small Live Large Summit , convening for the first time in Portland, Oregon this fall, will bring together the nation's leaders in policymaking design, and development of accessory dwelling units (ADUs). ADUs are among the most powerful tools in introducing "gentle density" to...Read more
  • A man in Kirkland, Washington holds handwritten sign asking for help.

    A Hard Look at Suburban Poverty

    The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) has released a report on suburban poverty, focusing on the Puget Sound region in Washington, within the national context of growing poverty beyond city limits in many regions of the country. The report summarizes a May 2017 symposium in Seattle that drew...Read more
  • 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

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