It’s no accident that Iowa, where the first transcontinental railroad began, is now home to a huge data-center industry.
Last week, officials announced they would shut down a large homeless encampment across the street from CityLab’s D.C. office. Where all those residents will end up is still unclear.
The price is just too right.
Dispatches from the front lines of urban innovation
The killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald is just one, if exceptionally tragic, incident among many in recent years.
Cold, dark winter afternoons are horrible.
These elaborate mini-chapels abound on twisty highways off the mainland.
From building atop canals to encouraging backyard cottages.
They’ve been languishing for a long time but are finally becoming sites of urban intervention.
As rents soar and technology makes life onboard easier, more Londoners like me are taking up residence on the city’s canals.