Funerals are lavish affairs and, often, a burdensome expense.
A hulking sculpture outside City Hall preserves popular citizen complaints and transforms unpopular ones into harmless music.
Stand at the perfect spot, and this trick-filled utility box blends seamlessly into the streetscape.
Photographer Matt Hurst chronicles the crumbling ruins of Unity House.
Watch how an art installation turned into an idea for rejuvenating city streets.
Orbs of colorful plastic, action figures and LEDs are popping up throughout San Francisco like the interstellar disco balls.
Conceptual artist Nobutaka Aozaki asks New York tourists for directions scribbled on a napkin, receipt, or stray piece of paper.
The city's latest urban planning program is a heavy-handed attempt to impose unity where there is none.
We are now more materialistic and individualistic.
Thanks to a design flaw, the current lift can't reach the top half of the building. How does this even happen?
$1,500 coops, $20 ceramic eggs, and other absurdities.
Watch this and feel like you’re there.
A tongue-in-cheek installment of a documentary portrait series features a feline New Yorker.
We need new ways to explain growing urban inequality.
The HUD Secretary on how we should be innovating climate resilience after Sandy.
How the city evolved from a timber town to a high-tech powerhouse.
A spiky dome, locally sourced from streets and trashcans.
This week, Bay Area art lovers were treated to paintings made from real animal poo "carefully hand-picked from local farms."
When was the last time your museum experience involved a painting you can climb into or disembodied eyes following you in a room?