New Urbanism in the News

  • From parking lot to urban tour-de-force
    <strong>UCLA Weyburn</strong>&nbsp;<em>Los Angeles, California</em>

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  • Southside
    Ten acres that transformed a city #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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  • A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods
    <strong>Ponce City Market</strong> <em>Atlanta, GA</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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  • A mixed-use center for town and gown
    <strong>Storrs Center</strong> <em>Mansfield, CT</em>

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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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  • To end the affordable housing crisis, Washington needs to legalize Main Street

    The burdensome and restrictive over-regulation of America's small towns and centers have long plagued efforts by planners and developers to reimagine these places as vibrant and multi purposed communities. This reality may be changing, however, as calls increase from across the political spectrum...Read more
  • USDOT Secretary Moves to Heal Scars of Urban Renewal

    In the last months of the Obama administration, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has set his sights on reversing the negative effects of transportation infrastructure on underprivileged urban places, reports Sam Ross-Brown this week for The American Prospect . According to Ross-Brown, Foxx's...Read more
  • Obama takes on zoning laws in bid to build more housing, spur growth

    In a move bound to please New Urbanists and friends of the movement, President Obama this week pressed for rezoning in urban places throughout the country. As the end of his term nears, the President and his administration have published guidelines on how to deliver this change, citing concerns...Read more
  • Freeways Without Futures Open for Nominations

    */ Since 1956, the interstate highway system has been the backbone of North America— transforming economies, connecting places, and shaping our regions, communities, and countryside. However, in cities and towns, those same highways have inflicted a heavy toll: bisected neighborhoods, air pollution...Read more
  • CNU 25 Session Proposals Open

    Have you ever wanted to shape the annual Congress—to be a featured speaker, to lead a session, or to get your ideas onto the program?Read more
  • Send us examples of inspiring street design

    Whether it's a historic small town with a resurgent Main Street or a newly retrofitted suburban town center, great places need great street networks to function. Multi-modal street design can improve community health, safety, prosperity, culture, and character—but only if advocates have the right...Read more

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