CNU Week: 30A

I had planned to attend this years CNU21 in Salt Lake City but unfortunately won't be there.  It is one of those places where people interested in walkability, place making and quality development can go to nurture their inner geek.  This week, I'll be posting  a number of my favorite things about the new urbanist movement.


If you have a 30A sticker on your car, you may be a closet new urbanist.  There are three incredible new urbanist towns along 30A that attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.  Those are Rosemary Beach, Alys Beach and the town that started it all, Seaside.  I could write a bunch of words about these spots but it wouldn't do them any more justice than these three videos.  The first two are about Seaside and the last is a pretty slick flyover of what Alys Beach's eventual buildout will look like...