Mark Byrnes

Courtesy Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Art That Understands What It's Like to Work

Overtime: The Art of Work looks back at life on the clock over the course of two centuries.

YouTube/Jeff Altman

A Chicago Cop, a 16mm Film Archive, and a Family Legacy

Jeff Altman's grandfather loved to travel, and he left behind a remarkable collection of films that are now being preserved.

CityID

The Moscow Metro's New, Cohesive Typeface

One of the world's most popular underground networks finally gets the wayfinding treatment it deserves.

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The Baseball Stadium Montreal Never Built

A downtown site once held the promise of keeping the Expos in "la belle province."

AP/Roberto Borea

The Best City-Themed Patches in Baseball

If a region has something to celebrate, it's fair game for some jersey flair.

Google Maps

Now You Can Play Pac-Man on the Streets of Your Own City

Run away from Blinky, Pinky, Inky and Clyde down nearly any Google Maps environment you wish.

How New York, Chicago, and L.A. Explain the 1960s and '70s

The City Lost and Found explores a turbulent time in the U.S. by looking to the country's three largest cities.

Prime Minister's Office, Singapore

How Singapore Fixed Its Affordable Housing Problem

A 1965 newsreel looks back at a public-housing initiative led by late Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew—one that continues to influence high levels of homeownership today.

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A Proposal For New Orleans: Save a Skyscraper, Get a Gondola Roller Coaster

Developers hoping to save an Edward Durell Stone tower want to build a "tribute" tourist trap next door.

Raleigh D'Adamo and Reka Komoli

A Lost Design for a NYC Subway Map, Rediscovered

In 1964, R. Raleigh D'Adamo won a contest to design a better diagram for the New York subway. Now he's teamed up with a graphic designer to bring it back to life.

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An Oscars-Weekend Reminder to Be Good to Your Neighbors

Remembering the Academy Award-winning work of Norman McLaren, whose 1952 commentary on suburbia still resonates.

Library of Congress

How San Francisco Proved to the World It Had Recovered From the 1906 Earthquake

100 years ago today, the Panama-Pacific International Exposition opened its doors.

Yener Torun

Istanbul's King of Instagram

A local architect uses his camera to showcase the colorful side of one of the world's oldest cities.

Library of Congress

The NAACP Wants Buffalo to Stop Naming Things After Millard Fillmore

The name of the president who signed the Fugitive Slave Act into law can be found all over the city he helped build.

AP Photo/Ben Margot

Goodbye, Candlestick Park (Finally)

Demolition has started on a stadium best known for providing consistently unbearable cold and wind.

Cheuk-ning Chung

Inside Hong Kong's Public Housing Estates

Photographer Cheuk-ning Chung captures the neighborhood feel of government-owned housing in one of the densest cities in the world.

AP/Charlie Riedel

The Burden of Hosting a Super Bowl

On Sunday, Glendale, Arizona will host its second NFL championship game. History is making it hard for city officials to be excited about it.

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Exploring the Doorways of 1970s New York

The New York Public Library's new interactive tool makes it easier than ever to peruse Roy Colmer's unique photo project.

REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Removing Fish From a Surreal Abandoned Shopping Mall

Thousands of carp, tilapia and catfish will be relocated to less absurd settings by Bangkok officials.