The National Endowment for the Arts helps towns build their "brand" and develop innovating programing.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Two activists talk about creating leafy green escapes among the high rises of Beijing and Hong Kong.
Proof that any project can garner accolades if it's eccentric enough.
A retrofit in suburban Lancaster, California, shows us the many benefits of street redesigns.
An upcoming exhibit reveals the L.A. that might have been.
Christopher Moloney photographs screen-grabbed movie stills against the city landscape.
How do pro fans stack up against those who favor the college game on a city-by-city basis?
Flint, Michigan's premiere DIY mecca has closed and reopened more than once. There's a lesson in its history.
Plans for the city's last remaining major parcel, the Zidell Yards, could be shaping up into a dream project.
Coat hanger, bottle opener, laptop desk? A French artist shows that a skateboard can be all of these, and more.
A map of few words.
An artist chronicles the neighborhood's best sweet shops.
In this haunting series, Thierry Cohen rids urban areas of their electric lights to reveal luminous celestial vistas.
A new rise of suburban sprawl, getting serious about climate change and more.
Sebastien Toutant took advantage of Montreal's record snow, performing some impressive stunts in a downtown park.
Enough with the yarn bombing already, and other wishes for the new year.