Our newest series on the key forces transforming urban life in the 21st century.
It’s a humongous girl, curled in slumber on a roof.
A 1968 film by Victor Gruen and Associates celebrates a revitalized downtown and a pedestrian mall that won’t be around much longer.
He was inspired to paint the New York piece after realizing “Trump kinda rhymes with dump.”
Jaded haters of the Burn, this innovative map might just change your mind.
There are only a few dedicated artisanal globemakers left in the world—and there’s good reason for that.
A look at the push to design correctional facilities for rehabilitation rather than punishment.
A feminist group, Osez le Féminisme, is calling attention to the city map’s big gender gap.
It supposedly prevents your frame paint from chipping.
For four years during massive rebuilding, the state imposed a moratorium on all new subsidized housing. The city is still paying the price.
With a planned “cultural campus,” New Orleans’s famed costumed tribes hope to take back their image.
The graphic designer Chris Capuozzo used photographs of Yonkers taken by his wife during the 1980s in order to achieve verisimilitude for the HBO show’s sets.
A story of deli counters, legal threats, and hidden meanings—in one letter.
This rubberized guide doesn’t require folding or Wi-Fi, just a firm grip.
In challenging the Times Square pedestrian plaza, New York City leaders are showing a profound misunderstanding about the impact of public space.
Planner Jeff Speck leads a video tour of four different street redesigns.
Ten years after Katrina, a complicated culture of “experiments” continues to shape the city.
There’s only one worth keeping, and it’s not even in the contest.