A cartographic comparison of Atlanta, from post-confederate reconstruction to postmodern boom-town
Part art, part crosswalk, these wild walkways would look at home in a museum
A design competition is underway to re-imagine America's most infamous public housing complex
Telling the story of a city through its digitized ephemera
Varying in form and scale, these green spaces from around the world stand out from the rest
The Midwest city's approach was much friendlier than New York's
A map of the country's most intriguing mayoral races, city council competitions and referendums
By mixing fresh design with a variety of uses, these spaces represent the future of city parks
Original New York City Housing Authority posters pitch the projects as the 'solution to infant mortality'
The world's population will reach seven billion on October, 31 2011, according to projections by the United Nations
A pair of slideshows illuminating what makes a public gathering space work and what doesn't
Whether it's a fun slogan or an unusual design, these signs help their towns stand out
Which city hall buildings manage to capture something specific about a city's culture?
They're less visible, but most cities have flags just like countries or states. Some are great. Others, not so much.
20 mass transit maps worthy of hanging on your wall
Washington Post political cartoonist reflects on life in his hometown
A survey of 55 major U.S. cities shows big gains in many places, but plenty of regional variation
New website combines vintage photography with Google Street View
A short film by Davide Tonizzo shows off the city's sometimes forgotten mid-century buildings