According to a controversial 1885 map, it was rife with gambling parlors, opium dens, and plentiful houses of "white prostitution."
It's probably also more hygienic.
A video explores urban legends from around the world.
Emerging economies promote their new shopping centers with ambitious, strange commercials.
Inside a team of researchers' quest to see what happens to people when they're exposed repeatedly to Kinkade's saccharine artworks.
It's full of grumpy-looking businessmen and bombed-out buildings.
The Queen is The Shard, a rook is Big Ben, and so on.
A first glimpse at the new plan.
As the certification grows more popular, industry opposition to it is ramping up.
Why cities need quiet spaces.
A new study illustrates how species adapt when humans alter the environment.
Hollywood's transition is leaving smaller, more isolated communities in the dark.
In its defense, though, it looks awesomely terrifying.
They're the invisible actors in America's carceral play. Should morality play a larger role in their work?
It's also fully insulated and hurricane-proof.
With the power of trompe l'oeil, Mike Hewson tries to give hope to New Zealanders "surrounded by decay and uncertainty."
Stone Town, Zanzibar, experienced about 40 minutes of British bombardment in 1896.
Belt wants to move beyond sad stories of deindustrialized America, written by and for outsiders.