Collection ARC8000 - Congress for the New Urbanism Records

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Congress for the New Urbanism Records



25 Boxes

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Administrative history

Congress for the New Urbanism’s website home page, 2005-05-15: Chicago-based non-profit organization est. 1993 to work with architects, developers, planners, and others involved in the creation of cities and towns; chapters now est. in the D.C. region, New England, Florida, Pennsylvania; holds annual conferences named "CNU IX", "CNU X", etc. in various cities)

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The Congress of the New Urbanism Records collection contains 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.

Immediate source of acquisition

Received 18 boxes (labeled).

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

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Related archival materials

Archive of the New Urbanism. ARC1000

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