The greatest challenge to civilization isn’t digging irrigation channels or attaining spaceflight—and Civ I got it right.
The vast majority of airport-noise complaints come from only a few affected households—and some that aren’t affected at all.
A new proposal could bring in billions of dollars from offshore accounts to solve the country’s infrastructure-spending gap.
Slashing services may help the system with operational costs, but at a profound cost to the city in terms of social equity.
Despite Republican appeals for a wall between the U.S. and Mexico, America is investing in more secure, welcoming facilities along its borders.
The architect’s sense of humanism invigorated his urban designs, from Vancouver to Hong Kong to Washington, D.C.
No matter how much Austin changes, chili parlors serve up delicious Texas red.
From Cleveland to Birmingham, urban areas are finding ways to maintain local authority over everything from plastic-bag fees to minimum wage laws.
Now, will the state come through?
Leaders in Brisbane, California, want to prioritize sustainability—and exclude homes—in a massive new development just outside San Francisco.
The Smithsonian's newest museum—and the last on the National Mall—is deceptively large.
“What are some alternatives for the young people on our block between the porch and the corner?”
The Eisenhower family and the memorial commission have reached a compromise—without its famed architect.
A floor-by-floor preview of the most anticipated—and last—museum to come to the National Mall.
New Census findings show an increase in incomes and a decrease in poverty, but rents are rising.
“There were very few people outside the water system who knew this massive space was there.”
Some 75 percent of Americans fear they would lose their homes in a crisis, such as a job loss.
Camilo José Vergara’s photos show how the World Trade Center, past and present, has served as the anchor for the NYC skyline.