Sep 16, 2009

Congress for the New Urbanism Illinois Conference

CNU Illinois 

(Congress for the New Urbanism)

3rd Annual

2009 Statewide Conference

October 8, 2008 

Plainfield, Illinois


Context Sensitive Street Design

How Illinois is Responding to the Challenges and Opportunities


1.     Learn the Design side of context sensitive solutions for urban thoroughfares

2.    Gain AIA Continuing Education and AICP CM credits


Program Schedule

8:00am – 8:30 am Registration Coffee, Bagels + Donuts


  • Context Sensitive Street Design – A Design Primer
  • Elgin will test the waters
  • Plainfield Downtown Streetscape is a Walkable People Place


12 pm -1:00PM Lunch Box Lunch is included with your registration


  • Keynote Presentation:  “Big Streets Can Be Great Streets”

Thomas Kronemeyer AIAPrincipal Community Design + Architecture, Oakland, CA

  • Peoria’s Main Street Corridor Opportunity
  • Workshop – Let’s Help Peoria - Study the 4 critical segments & intersections
  • Presentation of Workshop Ideas (Moderator: John Barie)


After 5PM

Reception – Wine & Cheese Walk

  • Experience downtown Plainfield, walk the streets, sample some wines and reflect on the day.


Conference Fees

Register online at

Online – in advance: 

CNU Members $70.00 / Non-members $85.00 / Students $10.00

At the Door: 

CNU Members $80.00 / Non-members $95.00 / Students $15.00

Cash or checks payable to CNU Illinois.  We do not accept credit cards.