Strong Cities, Strong Communities Fellowship Program

Calling all urban professionals with a high drive for success! Apply now for the 24-month “Strong Cities, Strong Communities Fellowship Program”. ... read more »

Sarah Lewis Joins Fuss & O'Neill

CNU Board Member and nationally renowned urban planner, Sarah Lewis, recently joined the civil and environmental consulting engineering firm Fuss & O'Neill.  Sarah, a leading authority on urban design and planning with over 20 years of experience, will be working as an Associate as well as ... read more »

Why I brag about CNU

In my recent move to a new employer (Olsson Associates, for those of you curious), I highlighted my years of involvement with CNU as a key positive. Why do I do this? What's special about CNU, compared to other professional organizations like AIA, APA, or even ULI? ... read more »

The Urbanophile on LEED-ND and Chicago's Lathrop Homes

This following post comes courtesy of Aaron Renn, aka The Urbanophile. In recent years, Renn has emerged as the one of the leading voices on all matters urban. This piece is his first contribution to the CNU salons and focuses on how LEED-ND can be applied to the remediation of the Chicago Housing ... read more »

10K Strong!

A tremendous thank you goes out to all of our #Twitter followers, an army that is now over 10,000+ strong! If you don't already, follow @NewUrbanism and join the conversation for your daily news and CNU fix. ... read more »

CCTB plan for new changes to revitalize businesses and economy

“A new day. A new way.”             Such was the theme on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 as the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau (CCTB) and its members convened at Arie Crown Theater for the Annual Meeting of Membership. ... read more »

Milwaukee in Chicago!

Our CEO & President, and former Milwaukee mayor John Norquist, poses for a pic with Milwaukee Alderman Robert Bauman in our office today! ... read more »

Ed Glaeser Echoes CNU-led Coalition's Call for Fannie/Freddie Reform

In a short opinion piece for the New York Times' "Room for Debate" blog this morning, Harvard economist and Triumph of the City author Ed Glaeser adds his own take on why Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reform is essential in resettin ... read more »

L.A. Times writes about Stefanos Polyzoides

The Los Angeles Times recently wrote an article about Stefanos Polyzoides and the founding of the Congress for the New Urbanism. The article discusses what New Urbanism is all about, what motivated Stefanos to co-found CNU, and all the work Stefanos has done. It's definitly worth a read. ... read more »

The Rise of YIMBY Environmentalism: a Personal Journey for Earth Day

Recently, I attended the annual conference of the American Planning Association, where I was invited to speak. ... read more »