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CNU 24: Best moments, Part 3

Downtown Detroit

Having given a pair of updates on efforts to change the political picture in my town and provided urbanist marching orders for the week, it’s time to return to the highlights of CNU 24, the annual meeting of the Congress for the New Urbanism, held a month ago in Detroit.

I previously […]

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CNU 24: Best moments, part 2

Lobby of Detroit’s Guardian Building

When I last wrote about the best quotes from CNU 24, the annual conference of the Congress for the New Urbanism recently conducted in Detroit, I thought I had covered the entirety of the first day speech by Andres Duany. I should have looked on the back of my […]

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CNU 24: Best moments, Part 1

Campus Martius Park in the heart of downtown Detroit

Since my return from CNU 24, the annual gathering of the Congress for the New Urbanism recently concluded in Detroit, I’ve written about minor but inconvenient challenges of getting around town on foot and by transit and about a walk through the heart of downtown. […]

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CNU 24: Exploring Detroit

Broderick Tower and Peoplemover track

I love living in the North Bay. Walkable downtowns. Nice people. Comfortable Mediterranean climate, at least until climate changes progresses further.

But living in the North Bay presents challenges when I attend the annual gatherings of the Congress for the New Urbanism. The recent CNU 24 in Detroit was […]