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…

SILVER TSUNAMI, NO SILVER BULLET

by Maggie Lyons, May 2017   The availability of affordable and accessible housing and transportation options for the older adult population in the United States is a critical matter for planners and policymakers. This growing segment of the population, more and more commonly referred to as a “Silver Tsunami”, has needs that must be properly planned…

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…