Often, it's more a selling point than a social reality.
The real problem with American housing policy.
One designer's solution to class conflict caused by blocked views.
British photographer Marcus Lyon creates apocalyptic images of what cities might look like if left to grow out of control.
A Kansas City artist wants to swap out a famous sculpture for a run-down home at the city's major museum.
As a complementary form of mass transit, they've actually got a lot to recommend them.
Sales are about to reach pre-recession levels. Who's driving them and why?
A photographer captures everyday life in Jodhpur, a city in the western desert state of Rajasthan.
The holdout homes are a symbol of underdog defiance of wealth and power.
A winning data visualization highlights the successes—and perils—of the recent East Asian city boom.
Just 6 percent of U.S. land is developed. That matters when we talk about affordability.
A Pew map shows that, between 2000 and 2013, whites became the minority in 78 U.S. counties.
A new study finds a strong correlation between income level and canopy cover. But the solution involves more than just planting additional trees.
The project brings 16th century London into the present.
A new zoning code in Bellevue will allow "single-housekeeping units" in single-family homes, but no student boarders.
This animated data viz reveals that aliens don't shy away from cities.
New research examines how second-generation immigrants assimilate into rough urban environments.