Mark Byrnes

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.

Fiedler Marciano

Can Syracuse Resurrect Its Street Life?

A handful of new buildings bring commerce and artists to the sidewalks.

The Rise and Fall of One of America's Most Innovative Hotel Chains

Statler grew up with America's cities.

That Adorable Local Ad That Defined Your Childhood Ran in 100 Markets

The "Hello News" jingle personalized local TV news for a generation of watchers.

Philip Gould

What Super Bowl Fans Can Expect From the Revamped Superdome

$185 million in renovations buys you a pretty snazzy facility.

Mark Byrnes

Toronto's Reimagined Maple Leaf Gardens Fulfills its Destiny (at Long Last)

There's no hockey, but a grocery store and sports center are drawing people from around the city.

WRT architects

Bethlehem Steel's Redevelopment: Winners and Losers in Public-Private Partnerships

Sands Casino revitalized a major parcel of unused land, bringing a hotel and award-winning arts center along with it. But partnering with a casino can come at a cost.

The NHL May Have Been Quiet, But Teams' Real Estate Guys Sure Were Busy

During the lockout, some teams changed arenas, others asked for new ones, and some even pushed forward with condo towers and complexes.

Mark Byrnes

Richmond's Fledgling Street Art Scene

Artists redecorated a dead space between two vibrant sections of Richmond. But connectivity issues still keep visitors away.

13 Eye-Catching Houses of Worship

Contemporary churches, temples and mosques that caught our attention.

Mark Byrnes

Farewell Formstone? Requiem for a Baltimore Building Material

A proposed zoning revision threatens to outlaw Formstone, ubiquitous on Baltimore's row house façades. Will anyone care?

Mark Byrnes

Buffalo Residents Team Up to Buy Old Train Station a $3,000 Gift

Happy holidays, Central Terminal.