New Urbanism in the News

  • 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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  • Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area
    <strong>Village of Providence</strong> <em>Huntsville, AL</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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  • From parking lot to urban tour-de-force
    <strong>UCLA Weyburn</strong>&nbsp;<em>Los Angeles, California</em>

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    From former warehouse to "vertical village"
    <strong>Crosstown Concourse</strong>&nbsp; <em>Memphis, Tennessee</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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  • CNU Inducts Four New Fellows

    The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) announced the induction of four new Fellows, recognizing them for their lifelong work to realize urbanism in their communities and around the world, and for their significant contributions to the new urbanist movement. The Fellows program was created as an...Read more
  • Crosstown Concourse, Memphis Tennessee

    Announcing the 2018 Charter Award Winners

    Photo: Charter Award Grand Prize winner Crosstown Concourse in Memphis, designed by Looney Ricks Kiss The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) has announced the winners of its 17th annual Charter Awards, which recognize exemplary projects by local government, developers, architects, urban designers...Read more
  • 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