Follow up on the CNU

PlaceShakers and NewsMakers

The Congress for the New Urbanism’s annual convergence of giganto ideas and fine-grained pragmatism wrapped Saturday night with a party in a bar. The four days in West Palm Beach, Florida, marked the 20th anniversary of such gatherings, most of which also involved spill-over debates in venues with liquor licenses.

As usual, the CNU20 agenda was packed with passion and ambition, with a smidgeon of apocalyptic visioning to dampen out-of-control hopefulness. So what’s on the minds of the NU designers, planners and fellow travelers these days?

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  1. Tony May 21, 2012 at 18:29 Reply

    Doesn’t sound like things went too well. They will have to turn around sooner or later, hopefully before its too late.

  2. Steve May 23, 2012 at 12:56 Reply

    Well it’s always easier to talk about problems than to solve them – epsecially when no one can agree on what the problems are!

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