A new report outlines drivers and patterns of residential segregation—and why they are so hard to break.
We hear a lot about why people leave their communities—but only about one in ten Americans moves per year.
A Pittsburgh-area artist commemorates the derelict house next door, starting with a coat of paint.
An opt-in program in Odense aims to use the data to bring services to the homeless where they already congregate.
Urbanites and suburbanites in the U.S. have a lot more in common than you might have guessed.
Hutongs are disappearing but their sounds won't, thanks to Colin Chinnery's Beijing Sound History Project.
Our new series about the people and ideas reshaping urban life all over the world, from the ground up.
Hey, New York Times: Portland happens to outshine many U.S. cities in entrepreneurship, job growth, productivity—and the elusive "second paycheck."
A new interactive map shows that households hit hardest by the housing crisis are also now locked out of the recovery.
The nation's foremost futurist tackles one of housing's principal frustrations.
How one linguist used Twitter to map the geography of "filler words."
More results from our State of the City poll.
The new geography of our "solo nation."
The disaster highlights the cost of careless urban planning and environmental mismanagement.
Skin problems and upper respiratory symptoms were reported by those living less than a mile from actively fracked gas wells.
We need get the housing market back to normal as quickly as possible. So isn't reauthorizing the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act a no-brainer?
We might be able to garden.
In D.C, developers and restaurateurs are now subject to the kind of disdain that punks once held for the former president. It's only partly deserved.