New Urbanism

Best: Norton Commons is teaching the suburbs how to walk again

  So-called New Urbanism is a modern day planning term that refers to old-style methods of community design. In other words, New Urbanism integrates a...

Imagining an urban future for Bardstown Road’s Showcase Cinemas site

The former Showcase Cinema site on Bardstown Road south of the Watterson Expressway (I-264) has been rumored to be a potential site of a...

Tuesday! Agrarian Urbanism Leaders at the Sustainable City Series

If you haven't registered already, you'd better make sure to sign up for Tuesday's Sustainability City Series talk about Agrarian Urbanism put on by...

Sheppard Square Redevelopment Plans Detailed

Officials from Metro Louisville, the Metro Housing Authority (LMHA), and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) gathered in May to announce...

Disney’s Epcot And The City Of The Future

http://youtu.be/WVf3-e0O4yA Take a look at Walt Disney's vision for the city of the future, the Experimental Prototype Community Of Tomorrow or EPCOT. "No city of...

Smoketown To Be Transformed By $200 Million Hope VI Development

Louisville Metro Housing Authority officials recently announced plans to tear down the Sheppard Square housing complex just south of Broadway in the Smoketown-Jackson Park...

Local Urbanist Grady Clay Receives Athena Award

Grady Clay is a name anyone interested in Louisville or urbanism should know. He's a distinguished writer and journalist, covering urban issues and architecture...

Video: What’s The Greatest Threat To Our Planet?

http://www.youtube.com/v/VGJt_YXIoJI&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 The Congress for the New Urbanism recently announced the winner of its CNU 17 video contest. We posted a link in the roundup a...

Southern Indiana’s Clark’s Landing Rendered

The Clark's Landing project, a proposed $500 million mixed-use neighborhood to be created around the old Colgate factory and clock, won approval from the...