New Urbanism in the News

  • Expanding options for a car-oriented suburban area
    <strong>Village of Providence</strong> <em>Huntsville, AL</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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  • Mercado District | Tucson, Arizona
    A timeless place from the ground up. #thisiscnu

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

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    From former warehouse to "vertical village"
    <strong>Crosstown Concourse</strong>&nbsp; <em>Memphis, Tennessee</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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  • 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
  • New Sugar Land development faces public reception

    As one Houston metropolitan community moves to implement New Urbanist development policies, there are questions regarding public acceptance of such drastic changes to entrenched suburban ideals. Mike Snyder of The Houston Chronicle addresses the hesitancy of Sugar Land, Texas' residents, and how...Read more
  • What city will host CNU 27?

    */ From the resurgence of livable downtowns to the rise of urban technology, America's cities are changing faster than ever before. Every year, CNU's annual Congress visits one host city where those changes are on display—exploring the state of New Urbanism through the lens of places like Seattle,...Read more
  • A Project Mends a Gash in the Street Grid of Washington

    Change is well underway at a long dysfunctional and unhealthy plot of the captial's streetscape. The stub of an urban highway on Massachusetts Ave, just blocks from the Capitol Building, is being "decked" and built over in an effort to restore the city's vibrant street grid. Eugene Meyer of The New...Read more

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