Amanda Erickson

Robert Moses Vs. Jane Jacobs: The Opera

The show will grapple with the fundamental question of what a city should be.

Citing Safety Concerns, Nepal's Sherpas Cancel the 2014 Climbing Season

The decision comes after 16 of their colleagues were killed in an avalanche.

How the City Affects Your Psyche: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in this week.

Is Air Pollution Ruining Kathmandu: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

When Mayors Go Hyper-Local: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

Scenes From Crimea

What everyday life is like in Simferopol, Crimea's divided capital.

Great Urbanism, Bad Architecture: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

The End of Sprawl: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

Lessons From Ancient Cities: Best #Cityreads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

Honolulu, Car Pool Mecca: Best #CityReads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

San Diego's Racial Profiling Crisis: Best #Cityreads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

The Case for Car-Less Cities: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of our favorite reads.

The Best #Cityreads of the Year

The pieces that stuck with us in 2013.

The High Cost of Cutting Food Stamps: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

Apocalypse, New Jersey: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

On Admitting That Homeless People Make You Uncomfortable

A San Francisco CEO says that in a perfect city, the homeless wouldn't be so visible. He's only mostly wrong.

Using the Heat Island Effect for Good: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

Is D.C.'s Height Limit Keeping Virginia Blue? Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

Inside the World's Most Outrageous Mall: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.