September 21. CNU Illinois Students for the New Urbanism

Planned jointly by CNU Illinois and the Students for the New Urbanism, we will use this month as an opportunity to specifically reach out to students and new professionals and have a featured event for them. Members and non-members are welcome. Look for additional information in the very near future!   Saturday, September 21 9:30am – 1:00pm (Tentative) Location: To Be Determined via CNU Events. Advertisements

August 15. CNU-IL Urban Excursion to Andersonville

Join CNU Illinois for a walking tour of the Andersonville neighborhood, and learn how it has earned its reputation as a model urban community through its strategies of supporting locally owned, independent businesses and environmental sustainability. The tour will include an informal presentation by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce and the Andersonville Development Corporation regarding their use of economic studies, historic preservation, parklets and bike corrals, and other initiatives to promote a lively, unique business district. The discussion will continue after the tour at an informal Happy Hour at one of the neighborhood’s signature locations. The event is free and…

July 18. CNU-IL Urban Excursion to Harper Court

Join CNU Illinois for a guided walking tour of this 2012 CNU Illinois Charter Award winning project.  The tour will likely include the broader 53rd Street planning initiative as well. The tentative program will include remarks by the developer, architect, City, and the University of Chicago. The discussion will continue after the tour at an informal Happy Hour at one of the project’s signature locations. The event is free and members as well as non-members are welcome to attend. Look for additional information in the very near future!   ​Thursday, July 18th Meet-up Time: 5pm (Tentative) Meet-up Location: To Be…

Judson students found and lead CNU Illinois student chapter

Ben Glunz [JU M.Arch.’12], when a student member to the CNU-Illinois Board, conducted exploratory meetings for the first Illinois Students for the New Urbanism of the Congress for the New Urbanism-Illinois chapter. In the most recent academic year, Judson’s student government and the university approved the SNU as a student organization.  SNU-IL elections brought a slate of Judson students as officers of the student group.  Justin Palmer continued student representation to the CNU-IL. At an early meeting, Christopher C. Miller, professor at Judson University, presented “It’s Your World: Fix It!,” a challenge to make a difference in the world’s rapid…