New Urbanism in the News

  • 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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  • From parking lot to urban tour-de-force
    <strong>UCLA Weyburn</strong>&nbsp;<em>Los Angeles, California</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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  • A unique building becomes a hub for historic neighborhoods
    <strong>Ponce City Market</strong> <em>Atlanta, GA</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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  • Southside
    Ten acres that transformed a city #thisiscnu

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  • 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
  • Burying a 1950s Planning Disaster

    Norman Garrick, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Connecticut and a Fellow and former Board Member of the Congress for the New Urbanism, writes in CityLab about the devastating effects in-city highways have had on American cities. The good news? There is a bright spot:...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
  • 2016 Groves Award Winner

    Andy Blake, City Manager for the City of Ranson, West Virginia, will receive the 2016 Groves Award, given annually by the Congress for the New Urbanism and the Transect Codes Council to recognize outstanding leadership and vision in the promotion of Transect-based planning. The jury selected Blake...Read more

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