Rachel Yoka believes parking can be more than what some might call a necessary evil.
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.
Flashy "formal" kiosks sponsored by Coca-Cola and Red Bull will replace some traditional vendors. Will they be embraced by modern Egyptians?
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
One photographer's "alternative photo guide" to the city of Sofia.
Leading voices from this year's Aspen Ideas Festival.
Hybrid cars, solar panels, and LED lightbulbs aren't just reducing our energy consumption—they're totally upending it.
A "visual sociologist" photographs dozens of small towns and their struggle to stay relevant in the 21st century.
The fate of the FBI's J. Edgar Hoover Building—maybe the most despised structure in Washington, D.C.—is virtually sealed. As Brutalism edges toward extinction, cities should take stock.
With change in Queens arriving rapidly, the Mets can preserve a piece of team history—and public good will—by helping to restore a part of the World's Fair from 50 years ago.
A heartwarming story of sensible local government intervention.
The notion is awesome, but the science behind it might not be.
A small NYC shop received a cease and desist letter from the agency over a popular "212" dishware line featuring the Twin Towers.
The Louvre Museum especially is overrun by the vermin this year, but 'Ratatouille' may have endeared them to visitors.
Is the Copenhagen Wheel poised to become the next big thing in alternative urban transportation?
A new plan to replace the Astrodome with an Astrodome Hall of Fame calls into question whether anyone actually wants to demolish the Astrodome.
After 18 years in the city, a photographer tries to preserve its disappearing faces and places.
For U.S. soccer fans, World Cup hopes now run through a $75 million facility in an emerging Midwest powerhouse.
May the force be with a hot team of noted architects as they try to sell the city on their notoriously experimental designs.