Key attractions? A "perfect" environment and the 2014 Gay Games.
A recent court ruling paved the way for demolition of the popular destination.
There's just one catch....
There's a White House petition to keep it up.
The Games of the Indigenous People have all of the athletic spirit of an international sporting event, but none of the red tape or out-of-control spending.
At an "official" height of 1,776 feet, the new skyscraper supplants Chicago's Willis Tower.
These may trigger a latent fear of heights.
'Double 11,' was started in the 1990s as a way to embrace bachelorhood. Now it's the world's biggest online shopping event.
Ralph Steadman, Thompson's famous co-pilot, will help create a banner for the city.
Like a church tower used for hiding from the Nazis, and a paved-over river full of colossal spiderwebs.
A beautiful new book about women in the military is printed on paper made from their uniforms.
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
What do you call that thing on top?
HSBC Bank moved out of the city's biggest skyscraper and its leaving its impressive modernist art collection behind.
Though now likely doomed for demolition, when the Astrodome first opened in 1965, it was a profoundly American invention.
Photographer Manuel Alvarez Diestro gives these monolithic boneyards a grim celebration.
Ponte Tower began as a haven for Johannesburg's white elites. but fell into disrepair when they began to flee the city.
It's the longest torch relay in history.
The headquarters of the Communist Party's official newspaper is getting a golden coating in preparation for its debut.