The fate of the FBI's J. Edgar Hoover Building—maybe the most despised structure in Washington, D.C.—is virtually sealed. As Brutalism edges toward extinction, cities should take stock.
With change in Queens arriving rapidly, the Mets can preserve a piece of team history—and public good will—by helping to restore a part of the World's Fair from 50 years ago.
A heartwarming story of sensible local government intervention.
The notion is awesome, but the science behind it might not be.
A small NYC shop received a cease and desist letter from the agency over a popular "212" dishware line featuring the Twin Towers.
The Louvre Museum especially is overrun by the vermin this year, but 'Ratatouille' may have endeared them to visitors.
Is the Copenhagen Wheel poised to become the next big thing in alternative urban transportation?
A new plan to replace the Astrodome with an Astrodome Hall of Fame calls into question whether anyone actually wants to demolish the Astrodome.
After 18 years in the city, a photographer tries to preserve its disappearing faces and places.
For U.S. soccer fans, World Cup hopes now run through a $75 million facility in an emerging Midwest powerhouse.
May the force be with a hot team of noted architects as they try to sell the city on their notoriously experimental designs.
The "take a book, return a book" boxes are catching on even in places where Kindles and brick-and-mortar book-lending sites abound.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
The Armored Avenger is moving to the Bay Area in an upcoming comic series, but he could do more for the people of Northeast Ohio.
Celebrating one of the world's most famous skyscrapers on the day an equally famous artist filmed it. For a long, long time.
There are 1.8 million people in Gaza. What would that look like in your city?
An exotic new aquarium under construction in Brazil is a lightning rod on two continents—and the latest test of the theory that where weird designs go, new cities follow.
A huge flashing sign from a shuttered record store in Toronto gets a new home after a lengthy preservation battle.
First a grand piano showed up underneath it, then two white flags appeared on top of it. Why does the Brooklyn Bridge attract so many enigmas?