The Congress For The New Urbanism

#CNU23 Recap: Dallas-Fort Worth Event Leaves Legacy For Urban Redevelopment

By Amanda Popken / May 6, 2015 / 2 Comments

By Amanda Popken Special Contributor For a whirlwind four days, hundreds of the world’s top urban planners, engineers, developers, and real estate professionals descended on Dallas to share best practices, data, and ideas about making our cities great. Attendees of the Congress for the New Ubanism‘s #CNU23 tend to seem a bit crazy for walkable neighborhoods, but […]

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How Oak Cliff Neighbors Brought Back Their Streetcar

By Amanda Popken / April 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

  The story of a neighborhood’s resurgence is always unique, but chances are it begins with the work of a handful of dedicated residents. North Oak Cliff‘s recent redevelopment has been just short of dramatic — and this month’s opening of the OC Streetcar may be the most impactful development yet. It might appear to […]

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Senator Wendy Davis is Not the Only Really Great Thing Fort Worth Has Going On: Let’s Talk DOWNTOWN

By Candy Evans / June 26, 2013 / 4 Comments

Meet Russ Sikes. The Plano resident –yes, Plano! — is a founding member of the North Texas chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism, or CNU, which advocates principles of good “place-making” as a key to improving our quality of life. Good “place-making” makes for a better environment. Actually, over drinks Russ told me he […]

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Senator Wendy Davis is Not the Only Really Great Thing Fort Worth Has Going On: Let's Talk DOWNTOWN

By Candy Evans / June 26, 2013 / 2 Comments

Meet Russ Sikes. The Plano resident –yes, Plano! — is a founding member of the North Texas chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism, or CNU, which advocates principles of good “place-making” as a key to improving our quality of life. Good “place-making” makes for a better environment. Actually, over drinks Russ told me he […]

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