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.
Artist Catherine Borg's newest project finds Sin City amid photographs taken for the 1995 film Casino.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Ambitious architects tend to cluster in the same metropolises: New York, Chicago, L.A. (not to mention Beijing and London). But when they strike out for second-tier cities, it can be a win-win.
Ideas that help distinguish the service from a regular old bus.
A tower reminiscent of potted meat will complement the city's other food-shaped buildings.
What sets the expansion of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, apart is one of its secondary goals: to make the Museum District a real, walkable neighborhood.
Budget cuts have college teams across the U.S. on the chopping block. Could losing sports tourism preserve other city infrastructure in the long run?
Popular in northern Europe, cohousing is still a fringe option in the U.S. But the number of cohousing communities here is set to climb, thanks to Baby Boomers.