Due to an enduring credit crunch, house-flipping has reached its lowest level in 5 years—but the practice is more profitable than ever.
As in, what happens if there is no near-term solution to San Francisco's housing crisis?
Building over-water park infrastructure is one approach for dense cities. But are these parks a flashy design fad or a real urban solution?
The travel documents come on the heels of those super-cool new banknotes, too.
By making it a crime to feed the homeless, cities just hide the problem—and punish both those making an immediate impact and those who have already borne the brunt of a broken system.
The infamous English artist collages blades, pins, and needles to render aerial images of cities around the world.
Except for people afraid of heights, no one has any reason to worry about the coming wave of new towers.
Affordable housing is not likely to emerge as a priority in the toughest markets.
A new D.C. apartment complex puts services for homeless veterans onsite.
They've jumped from Manhattan to the West Coast. How much farther might they spread?
One photographer's investigation of Atlantic City shows how far the city is today from the romance of the classic board game.
The Guggenheim Foundation is going all out with its competition for the Guggenheim Helsinki. And that's a problem.
Walmart offers low prices for retail goods—and a bump in the prices of nearby homes.
The world's foremost street artist is a social justice warrior and a viral media master. She could be anyone.
A new study reveals that a high rate of fatal accidents involve cyclists biking while intoxicated.
MapStory can give users the tools to map the growth of every municipality in the world.
If you choose to live above a noisy bar but hate noise, is cutting its cable feed to tone things down OK?
The philanthropist covered the U.S. in libraries between 1893 and 1919. How many survive—and the forms they've taken—points to what kind of structures make a city center.
As long as National Park Service budgets shrink, vandalism is going to be a feature of our favorite natural spaces.