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

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    From former warehouse to "vertical village"
    <strong>Crosstown Concourse</strong>&nbsp; <em>Memphis, Tennessee</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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  • Mercado District | Tucson, Arizona
    A timeless place from the ground up. #thisiscnu

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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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  • How do we build a stronger movement?

    With CNU’s twenty-fifth birthday just around the corner, I’m reminded of Margaret Mead, who said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” Isn’t this what CNU has accomplished over the past 23 years? I’ve...Read more
  • Submit an Idea for Open Innovation @ CNU 24

    At CNU, we know that creativity doesn't always hold to a deadline. That's why we've opened our CNU fifth annual Call for Open Innovation Ideas for CNU 24 in Detroit. It's like a second chance for your best ideas to be showcased at our annual Congress. Open Innovation sessions aren't like the rest...Read more
  • Deadline Approaches for Groves Awards Nominations

    Nominations for the 2016 Groves Award for outstanding leadership and vision in the promotion of Transect-based planning are due March 1, 2016. The Award, given jointly by the Transect Codes Council (TCC) and the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU), honors the late Ken Groves. Groves was the...Read more
  • Regional Planning Association Releases New Report

    In a new report released this week, our partners at the Regional Planning Association explore "The Unintended Consequences of Housing Finance" and how regulatory barriers at the federal level prevent walkable development from gaining momentum. Explore the report below, and learn more about how CNU...Read more
  • Michaele Pride joins CNU Board of Directors

    This week, the CNU family is excited to introduce its newest member: University of New Mexico Architecture Professor Michaele Pride has joined the Board of Directors. As an architect and urban designer, Pride’s areas of expertise emphasizes principles of equity, justice, collaboration and public...Read more
  • Introducing "A Freeway-Free San Francisco"

    Across America, the mid-century era of highway-building created sprawling urban freeways that cut huge swaths through our cities, isolating historic neighborhoods, and running up expensive maintenance bills. Against that backdrop, the city of San Francisco, California has emerged as a pioneer in...Read more

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