Announcing: CNU Colorado Charter Awards 2018

CNU Colorado Charter Awards 2018 The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) is a non-profit organization that promotes walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities, and healthier living conditions. We believe that cities should be designed for people, should respect human scale, and encourage human interaction. The CNU Colorado Charter Awards honor projects that are designed…

Special Event : RSVP

Spots Limited, RSVP to colorado@cnu.org Guided Tour of Alchemy Creative Workspace Followed by a talk by Developer-Architect Chris Fulenwider and meet & greet with ULI members.   About ULI: The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.  Established…

Upcoming Conference!

Community Building Colorado-Style by CEDaR and CNU Colorado COMMUNITY BUILDING COLORADO-STYLE Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (MDT) Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Complex (SEEC) 4001 Discovery Drive, Boulder, CO 80303 The University of Colorado Boulder’s Community Engagement Design and Research (CEDaR) Center and the Colorado chapter of the Congress for the…

Upcoming Talk: Urban Redevelopment Tools by Eric Kronberg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Congress for the New Urbanism and Downtown Colorado, Inc. Present  Urban Redevelopment: A Guide for Small Developers DENVER – September 15,  2017 Downtown Colorado, Inc. (DCI) is pleased to announce it will be partnering with the Congress for the New Urbanism Colorado (CNU) to present Eric Kronberg of KronbergWall Architects as he…

Arapahoe Square Walkabout, Saturday, July 29th: 10am-Noon

From Parking Lots to Hip Urban Spots! On Saturday, July 29th, 10am-Noon, CNU Colorado will host a Walking Tour of the Arapahoe Square Neighborhood! Come explore the new pop-up park The Square at 21st and learn about  the new exciting development in Arapahoe Square, as well as what to expect in future development with the newly adopted zoning and design guidelines! This tour…

Congress for the New Urbanism Accreditation

The Congress for the New Urbanism offers a professional accreditation program for individuals seeking an in-depth understating of the attributes of human-scaled urban design. Congress for the New Urbanism Accredited (CNU-A) professionals are informed advocates on behalf of the Charter of the New Urbanism and the principles it stands for at the regional, neighborhood, and block…

Digital Placemaking : Designing Public Spaces for Connection

How do we make it less weird to interact with strangers on the street? It is a question I ask myself constantly. I believe the answers exist in the interplay between place, design, technology, art and culture. And it is something that all communities, no matter the size, need to be thinking about. Age five…

CNU Charter Awards 2016 Winners

The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) is a non-profit organization that promotes walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities and healthier living conditions. We believe that cities should be designed for people and should respect human scale and encourage human interaction. The second CNU-Colorado Charter Awards honor projects that are designed in this spirit and make…

Beer Urbanism: How Craft Breweries are Contributing to the Vitality of our Beloved Denver Neighborhoods

DON’T MISS THIS FUN AND FREE EVENT!!! JUNE 29TH @ DIEBOLT BREWING CO. – 5:30-7:30PM 3855 Mariposa Street, Denver, CO 80211 Speakers and Panelists include: Steve Kurowski, Manager of Colorado Brewers Guild Raphael Espinosa, Councilman of Denver’s District 1 Neighborhood Brewery Reps from: Diebolt Breweing Co., Call to Arms Brewing Co., Factotum Brewhouse, and Bruz Beers By…

Small Town Planning: Issues, Challenges, Innovations, and Best Practices

In this panel discussion there will be two sessions. In the first session, we will hear the presenters talk of the issues and challenges they address daily in each community. In the second session, the presenters will summarize some of the innovative tools they have used in order to address these issues and acknowledge best…

The Presentation from Where Are We Going, How Will We Get There?

If you happened to miss the CNU-hosted event on the Future of Transit in Our Region, please take a look at the panel discussion presentation from that evening (link below). Where Are We Going, How Will We Get There, presentation: CNU_Transit Panel_FINAL_sm Transportation has been a hot topic for a while now. But what is…

CNU Colorado Upcoming Event: Panel Discussion on Transit

Transportation has been a hot topic for a while now. But what is actually in the works for Colorado and the Midwest region? What are the recent challenges we are facing? How are we looking to the future? Join us for a great night of presentations and a panel discussion from region leaders in urban planning,…