The CNU 24 Detroit Conference 2016 is a Gathering of Committed Placemakers. CNU 24 (Congress for New Urbanism) in Detroit will bring together over 1,500 individuals from North America and around the world who are dedicated to building great places.Connect and Engage with placemakers from around the world. Explore Innovative Solutions to local challenges with world-renown experts. Get a firsthand look at the amazing comeback story unfolding in America’s original motor city. The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) is the leading organization promoting walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities and healthier living conditions. For over twenty years, CNU members have used the principles in CNU’s Charter to promote the hallmarks of New Urbanism.