With The Bitter Southerner, editor Chuck Reece and his creative team explore the contradictions of the modern South.
"Graffiti's a trade. It's like being a plumber or carpenter."
The city-owned Villa Torlonia will now offer tours inside the former dictator's hideouts.
Countries can be economically lean and environmentally green, but there are other costs to consider.
He took more than 45,000 photographs while aboard the International Space Station.
Download or stream the conversation on the architectural and social legacy of Andrew Carnegie's libraries.
The philanthropist covered the U.S. in libraries between 1893 and 1919. How many survive—and the forms they've taken—points to what kind of structures make a city center.
What city wouldn't want to have a furious stone giant ready to rampage through its streets?
Whose streets? Our streets. But more than rush hour is disrupted when people take to the highways.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
From the Play-O-Graph to the Jackson Manikin Baseball Indicator, the forgotten history of simulated ballgames.
As long as National Park Service budgets shrink, vandalism is going to be a feature of our favorite natural spaces.
It sounds impossible, but these shots bring out an impressionist dreaminess.
A new campaign wants to lure New Yorkers to explore neighborhoods in their own city.
Legos have been hailed as STEM toys—but let's not overlook the power of Play-Doh.
A look back at one of the first failed preservation efforts in newly preservation-minded 1960s New York.
A new spin on time-lapse tech shows city features at distinct times of day, all in one frame.
What the French gamely call the "art of insertion" is really a multimodal understanding of streets.
NYU's Constantine Kontokosta sees Big Data as a tool not just for saving energy—but for making cities healthier, more resilient, and more equitable.