Since we're not the ones navigating, do we really need geographically accurate diagrams?
A design based on James Hoge's creation debuted in Cleveland on August 5, 1914.
Having a live-in hermit was all the rage in 18th-century England. In recent years, some have chosen the quiet life for art's sake.
Researchers recently compiled birth and death data for famous North Americans and Europeans.
One photographer's "alternative photo guide" to the city of Sofia.
A "visual sociologist" photographs dozens of small towns and their struggle to stay relevant in the 21st century.
After 18 years in the city, a photographer tries to preserve its disappearing faces and places.
As WMATA's newest rail line debuts, a look back at videos from the early days of Washington's transit system.
Celebrating one of the world's most famous skyscrapers on the day an equally famous artist filmed it. For a long, long time.
A huge flashing sign from a shuttered record store in Toronto gets a new home after a lengthy preservation battle.
One designer thinks his version of the notorious 1972 subway map wouldn't bother as many New Yorkers.
In a city filled with illuminated signs, Westinghouse's light show was the one to watch for 30 years. Nostalgia for it remains.
Some of the world's best photographers spent time in Wisconsin's biggest city to produce "Postcards from America: Milwaukee."
Celebrate its 24th birthday with a 1990 video touting "a promise delivered." And a talking owl named Travis.
Travis Huggett waits at bus stops and red lights to artfully capture MTA passengers at night.
An artist obsessed with capturing lonesome structures takes on tall, urban buildings.
A digitally preserved program from the city's Star Spangled Banner centennial festivities boasts about an unparalleled new sewer system, among other amenities.
Efforts to save the city's 56-year-old National Stadium won't stop the wrecking ball, but rising costs are forcing officials to pull back on building new venues.
The Sugar Hill development is an affordable-housing complex full of supportive amenities and innovations. But some are having a hard time with its neo-brutalist style.