Mark Byrnes

Steve Vorderman/Michigan State Historic Preservation Office

A Visual History of Michigan's Outsize Influence on American Modernism

The state that helped bring design to the masses reflects on its legacy with an upcoming symposium and exhibit.

Héctor Mediavilla

Inside Mexico City's Chaotic Underground Rush Hour

A photographer captures the routine madness of Mexico's largest subway system.

HKS Architects/Minnesota Vikings

Price Tag Aside, There's a Lot to Admire About the Designs for the New Vikings Stadium

America's next $1 billion stadium will be in Minneapolis. This one is actually pretty cool.

Olympic City

After the Olympics, Documenting What's Left

Gary Hustwit and Jon Pack have been photographing former Olympic sites around the world.

National Archives

When the Original World Trade Center Was New

Forty years ago, the EPA's Documerica project captured the first weeks of life in Lower Manhattan after the Twin Towers debuted. 

Flickr/JonDigital

More Evidence That Marlins Park Was a Horrible Deal for Miami

The city still can't find tenants to fill up retail spaces along the stadium's parking garages.

Chris Bateman/BlogTO

Toronto's Gorgeous Old Street Signs Might Soon Be for Sale

The city receives hundreds of requests a year to purchase the signs.

Perlinger Archives

In 1954, Americans Were Told to Paint Their Houses to Increase Their Chances of Surviving an Atomic Bomb

How the paint and varnish lobby used the Cold War to sell property upkeep.

Golden State Warriors

Fresh Renderings of What San Francisco's New NBA Arena Might Look Like

Evolving designs for the Golden State Warriors' planned new home.

Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp.

Luminous Shots of Grain Elevators Like You've Never Seen Them Before

A Buffalo light show aims to turn the city's symbols of decline into a flashy tourist draw.

Sarah Lawrence

Delicious Map of the Day: A Pizza Map of All the Pizza Places in Atlanta

Sarah Lawrence, a design student, also created a cake map of the city's bakeries.

National Archives

40-Year-Old Images Show East Boston Grappling With an Expanding Logan Airport

The photographer, while visiting the site again in 2010 said, "none of this is familiar."

The Pittsburgh Pirates Videos That'll Make You Kind of Love the City

The baseball team ditched CGI ship fights for streetscapes and signature Pittsburgh imagery.

Filip Dujardin

When the World's Best Photographers Tackle Their Surroundings

Landscape-inspired highlights from last weekend's Paris Photo Los Angeles art fair.

Chicago Cubs

What a 'Modernized' Wrigley Field Might Look Like

We're starting to get a better idea of how the home of the Chicago Cubs could change in the near future.

360 Architecture

Marvel at the Atlanta Falcons' Ridiculously Over the Top New Stadium Proposal

Exhibit A: Seats that tremor with every bone-jarring, concussion-inducing hit the players experience in real life.

Mark Byrnes

What Should Become of the Astrodome?

Officials are grappling with this choice: spend tens of millions to demolish the stadium, or hundreds of millions to save it.

Reuters

Tom Connors, Folk Singer and Chronicler of All Things Canada, Dies at 77

"Stompin' Tom" sang about the life of a streetcar driver, hauling a load of potatoes from Prince Edward Island.

Wikimedia Commons/Larkin Development Group

An Urban-Suburban Compromise to Revitalize a Buffalo Neighborhood

Larkinville, Buffalo's most successful urban development initiative in decades, merges city hip with suburban convenience.