Design

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California's Big Redevelopment Gamble

What will the state lose by getting rid of the agencies that govern development?

Postcard From Key West

The Miami to Keys "over the sea" railroad turns 100 and other news 

Documenting the New Generation of Health Problems Caused by Sprawl

In a new documentary, a trio of doctors examine why diseases like diabetes and obesity have sky-rocketed

Sarah Goodyear

How a Shy Artist Dealt With Having the High Line Right Outside Her Window

Hyemi Cho never expected to have throngs of tourists peering into her apartment, but she came up with a painterly solution

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Drink of the Day: Beer

Brazil's cities may be required to introduce beer back into soccer stadiums for the World Cup

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Despite Budget Crunch, the Great Film Production Incentives Race Continues

There have been more films shot in cities like Detroit and New Orleans in the last couple of years than ever before

Fargo Tourism Ad Deemed Too Sexy, Gets Yanked

Is this an innocent promotion for North Dakota tourism, or an enticement for a steamy interlude?

Skidmore Owings & Merrill

In China, a Steel Skyscraper That Breathes

The proposed high rise boasts a giant hollow shaft to ventilate the building

Postcard From Cedar Key

Meet Florida's water women

Courtesy: DCYards.com

After Decades of Neglect, Washington Finally Fixes Its Waterfront

A new plan will bring residents to the river's edge for shopping and hanging out

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The Geography of American Binge Drinking

States with more liberals, extraverts and college grads drink more

Graphic of the Day: Cities With the Most Expensive Hotel Rooms

Buyer beware before traveling to Oman

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Landscape Absurdism: An Urban Prairie in St. Louis

What happens to a neighborhood when demolition becomes the official urban policy

Postcard From Selma

A 127-year-old YMCA building lives to see another day, and other news

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HubSOMA (Courtesy 5M)

Collaborative Workspaces: Not All They're Cracked Up to Be

It's high time for some backlash against open office designs

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The 8 to 80 Problem: Designing Cities for Young and Old

How can cities create neighborhoods that work well for all generations?

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Meet the 'World's Worst Martin Luther King, Jr. Statue' (Hint: It's Not in D.C.)

Say what you will about the new MLK memorial in Washington. At least it doesn't look like some random guy named Hazel.

Postcard From Atlanta

Photos from Moreland Avenue and other news

Defining a 'Meaningful' Space

Sometimes just using your eyeballs is the best place to start