The city has an ambitious plan to redress historic inequities through mass transit and redevelopment.
Oakland's Rockridge and East 14th neighborhoods are five miles and a world apart. Can a giant video-chat bring them together?
Top engineer Ted Zoli says the era of shared-use structures has arrived.
In cities like Philadelphia, a remarkable 64 percent of the people riding public transportation are thought to be women.
A new exhibition of projects by the wildly experimental Bjarke Ingels Group shows a commitment to functional sci-fi design.
A Berlin café called Culinary Misfits makes the most of local food by cooking with cast-off produce.
Who knew saffron risotto with barberry chutney could say so much about Internet censorship in Iran?
This visionary office attaches to existing buildings to fill them with light, hope, and zucchini.
Here in Britain at least, cement has been deemed to be part of our heritage, too.
What a peer-to-peer, pay-to-pee service says about the lack of public restrooms in Western cities.
One historian calls it a "masterstroke of public relations" made possible by a single 1961 television special.
New Britain, Connecticut, is split by a highway overpass—which is also the city's main street. Will a high-design walkway bridge deep divisions?
These tortured, melting faces appear to have escaped from someone's nightmare.
Jason is a "firefighter," Hanna a "journalist," Casey a "plumber," and on down the line.
For decades, the NFL favored designs celebrating the game's host cities over the boring logos we're stuck with today.
As America grew in the late 19th century, so did mapmaking—and Chicago was at the heart of it.
The New York Public Library's new interactive tool makes it easier than ever to peruse Roy Colmer's unique photo project.
At the Rust Belt Market in Ferndale, the maker movement is remixing Detroit's industrial heritage.
Frustrated locals say they are concerned about the suppression of creativity.