The "Lion of the Senate" may have been a special case, but it's not hard to imagine more senatorial libraries down the road.
The Southern capital has set the scene for dystopian thrillers such as Divergent and The Walking Dead, most notably via buildings designed by the architect John Portman.
Photographer Tim Franco captures the massive urbanization of Chongqing, which has been described as "the biggest city you've never heard of" and "China's Detroit."
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Let's turn the "world's biggest room" into an indoor park, with trees, flowering plants, and an aquaponics research lab.
Its chameleon surface is reportedly similar to currency's anticounterfeiting paint.
But pranksters, not Apple, are behind the hilariously ugly selfies.
Most maps of the U.S. prioritize metropolitan areas. But "Minimal Maps" single out the nation's forests, crops, and waterbodies.
The public loves ethereal immersive installations, even if art critics don't.
It's not quite BRT, but the Woodhaven Select Bus Service plan is clear progress.
Photos of creepy, abandoned malls are eerie, but misleading. Most of America's malls are doing just fine.
Artificial light can attract insects carrying deadly pathogens—a big concern in developing nations. Can customized LEDs help?
The city wants to convert car-friendly Biscayne Boulevard into pedestrian-friendly Biscayne Green.
It's both an unsettling illusion and massive movie spoiler.
Express your love for Bay Area transit by wearing little pieces of it.
The invisible sidewalk ink puts a positive spin on the gloomy weather.
The MTA now says the new 7 train station will open this summer.
The quality of life in many neighborhoods in the Swedish capital is directly influenced by a decision to almost entirely eliminate cars.
Or just use it to chase children around—your choice.