New Urbanism in the News

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

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

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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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  • Historic arcade houses young professionals
    <strong>Microlofts at The Arcade Providence</strong>&nbsp;<em>Providence, Rhode Island</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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  • A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods
    <strong>Ponce City Market</strong> <em>Atlanta, GA</em>

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  • A New View for Buffalo

    Over the summer, CNU President and CEO Lynn Richards served on the jury for Mayor Andrew Cuomo's "Aim for the Sky" design competition to determine the shape of the Buffalo Skyway's transformation. Read her response to the finalists and winners here.Read more
  • Seattle Westlake Park, South Miami Dorn Street, CNU 26 Chapter Meetup

    Will Your City Host CNU 30?

    Every year, CNU seeks out a city to host its annual Congress. We've held Congresses in dozens of unique, vibrant, challenging U.S. cities, most recently Louisville, Kentucky, and with plans for the Twin Cities in Minnesota in 2020 and Oklahoma City in 2021. Could your city be the next Congress host...Read more
  • Las Cruces New Mexico 2019 Charter Winner - Plan 2040 PlaceMakers, LLC

    Announcing the 2019 Charter Awards

    The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) announces the winners of its 19 th annual Charter Awards, which recognize exemplary projects by local government, developers, architects, urban designers and others engaged in revitalizing and creating coherent cities, neighborhoods, and metropolitan regions...Read more
  • View of the Buffalo Skyway

    Design the Next Vision for the Buffalo Skyway: Apply by June 28

    Could your design transform Buffalo's waterfront? New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a design competition for a future vision for the Buffalo Skyway Corridor in Buffalo, NY. Through June 28, urban designers, economists, planners, and architects are invited to submit their ideas...Read more
  • 10 highways recommended for removal nationwide

    Freeways Without Futures 2019

    Media inquiries: Contact​ Lisa Schamess. A new national report by the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) urges the removal of ten of America's worst highways, to unlock valuable land and reknit communities disrupted by highway construction decades ago. The list of ten represents major highways...Read more
  • Florida-based community developer Frank Starkey

    Community Developer Frank Starkey Joins CNU Board

    Frank Starkey has been appointed to the CNU Board, strengthening CNU’s ongoing connection to the work of incremental community developers nationwide. Starkey is based in the Tampa, Florida area, where he has been the lead on several prominent new urbanist projects, most recently the redevelopment...Read more