The Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) is coming to Buffalo next year from June 4th through through the 7th for their 22nd conference. In anticipation of conference, there will be a short presentation at the Central Library downtown on Thursday, October 3rd at 6pm. This free event is open to the public and will discuss who will be at the conference, a list of the tours planned, and how the CNU can aid Buffalo and the surrounding WNY communities.
John Norquist, CNU president and CEO will be on hand to discuss the conference, followed by Norman Garrick will present on current trends in transportation. Garrick is a transportation expert from the University of Connecticut and CNU board member. Buffalo: America’s Best Design City, John Paget’s latest film will also be screened at the event. Once the meeting concludes, be sure to head across the street to the Pan American Grill in the Hotel Lafayette for a CNU social hour at 7:30.
The CNU conference is the premier event for architects, planners, transportation and housing experts, public officials and citizen activists from all over the U.S. and from other countries to meet, learn, listen and engage with one another on how to make their cities, towns, and villages more livable.