The French capital has announced a plan to stop housing displacement in gentrifying neighborhoods. It might be the most radical proposal Europe has seen.
Wealth among high-income households is growing, while the middle-class is stuck in the 1990s.
With their new housing project, Blackbirds, an architect and developer strive for a sensitive way to build up a low-slung city.
It's less about neighborhood altruism and more about Chinese property developers' drive to expand overseas.
A new study suggests there's a gap between how researchers think about gentrification and what journalists are telling the public.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
The wealth gap between whites and blacks in the U.S. is the widest it's been in 30 years.
After working together to shut down a pair of coal plants, three grassroots organizations no longer see exactly eye to eye on the best way forward for their community.
The destroyed building was to be the latest mega-complex by a detested local developer.
"It's a bit like searching for bargains in a leftovers' sale," but the payoff can be big.
Denver's Urban Land Conservancy aims to put transit-oriented development to work for the greater good.
William Powers, author of New Slow City, rebels against America's obsession with stuff, long work hours, and quick fixes.
A new Manhattan development is geared towards rich, "creative" people who want all the glamor of the wretched 19th century, but also really nice hardwood floors.
A new study reveals race plays a surprisingly major role in the number of deaths that income inequality contributes to.
Remnants of a final wave of federal land grants, hundreds of 1950s "jackrabbit homesteads" still haunt a distant corner of the Mojave desert.
Tracking communication patterns can help city planners improve digital and other infrastructure by revealing the behaviors of residents.
A church and an interfaith housing group got Edina, Minnesota, to back a new project for at-risk youth—although a few holdouts remain.
R2D2 gives the city's homeless just a sleeping bag and a communal tent for the night. The homeless run it, too—allowing others to survive on the streets on their own terms.
Welcome to "The Jungle," where casualties of Silicon Valley's last tech boom now find themselves struggling to survive.