The District of Columbia attracts millions of visitors every year, but they don't often venture far beyond the National Mall.
Two University of Pennsylvania students designed this futuristic, arching prison meant to reduce recidivism rates in New Jersey.
Allan Hill has been caring for (and inhabiting) a rundown Detroit factory building.
As iconic as anything above ground, these subway platforms leave riders with an added sense of the city they serve.
Water to cure what ails you.
An artist offers up a cabin experience in the city as an experiment in bartering for space.
They train the disadvantaged to transform garbage into beautiful furniture.
Asylum-seekers sew their lips together as part of a hunger strike.
Studies suggest city dwellers are meaner than their suburban counterparts. Here's what the researchers don't understand.
The Coolhaus truck serves up scoops with a modernist twist.
A controversial proposal seeks to help revive Southern California's troubled Salton Sea.
Radioactive Man would be happy to mow this luminous turf, an artistic statement against light pollution.
The city's eerie, beautiful Easter Week marches.
An artist turns radiators, water spouts and stuffed animals into lamps.
A surprisingly eclectic cultural festival is set to coincide with the 2012 Summer Olympics.
The designers of this proposed Amsterdam river bridge get a little too whimsical for their own good.
An artistic new poster, on sale at Etsy.
A former bookkeeper embezzled more than $300,000 from nuns and other news.
How a Portland foodstuff distributor brought his company into the city.