Collection ARC8000 - Congress for the New Urbanism

CNU Awards by Geographic Regions CNU Awards by Designer CNU Awards by Years 2001 - 2018 CNU Charter Awards Matrix 2001-2019

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Congress for the New Urbanism


  • 2001 - ? (Creation)


25 Boxes

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Headquartered in Washington, DC, the mission of the CNU is to champion walkable urbanism by providing resources, education, and technical assistance to create socially just, economically robust, environmentally resilient, and people centered places. The CNU leverages the principles of the New Urbanism to advance three key goals: to diversify neighborhoods, to design for climate change, and to legalize walkable places.

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The Congress of the New Urbanism archives contain Charter Award applications and records from 2003 to the present, correspondence, clippings, publications, and audio-visual materials.

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CNU Records are arranged by Series, chronologically, and are stored in boxes.

Series I : Charter Awards--Date--Region--Entry

Series II: Conferences

Series III: Publications

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Room Use Only

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  • English

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31 Boxes labeled CNU / ANU Architecture Archival Collections and sent to Miami Lakes off-site storage until able to process.

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Received 18 boxes (labeled).

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Received 31 boxes of materials from CNU on December 4, 2013

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Archive of the New Urbanism. ARC1000

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