Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we' ve come across in the past seven days.
The most ingenious way to stop too-tall trucks from colliding into bridges.
Vintage photos of Long Island's mansions.
Curious to know what the Champs-Elysees might look like in Midtown Manhattan? Forget the square footage and just put it there.
A new tool shows the geography of Internet distraction.
The city receives hundreds of requests a year to purchase the signs.
The MOMA reconsiders its plan to demolish the building after a fierce opposition campaign.
9 adorable images of animals wandering the streets.
The fight against places that lack character and distinctiveness.
It can detect sounds of up to 300kHz. To compare, the teenagers chilling outside the 7-11 can hear a pathetic 20kHz.
Once, developers dreamed of building "the largest amusement park in Asia." But no longer.
How the paint and varnish lobby used the Cold War to sell property upkeep.
French pedestrians take more "risks" at crosswalks than the Japanese, says a new study.
And how the city plans to bring it back to life.
Evolving designs for the Golden State Warriors' planned new home.
Gigantic crocheted alligators, luminous glowing water spurts, and more.
The analog face of the "Time Traveller" displays the time in 16 of the world's 24 time zones using famous city landmarks.
A Buffalo light show aims to turn the city's symbols of decline into a flashy tourist draw.
Sarah Lawrence, a design student, also created a cake map of the city's bakeries.