In the scramble to grow, builders have cut corners—harming residents and the future of the city.
A new movement seeks to extend the “co-working” model into small-scale manufacturing to benefit low-income workers.
There’s long been a polarized debate surrounding this type of housing, but that’s finally starting to change.
This visualization shows density peak in 1910, slip in the 20th century, then creep upward after 1980.
How the wide-ranging HIGHRISE documentary film project influenced the lives of a group of Toronto tower residents.
Studies say that lower-income people do better when they live in affluent neighborhoods, but rich people don’t want them there. A few states are seeking ways around that resistance.
For all the growth in cities, new housing still looks incredibly suburban.
There’s “romance” in the master bedroom … and in the master bath.
The South Carolina city handed over protected park space to private developers under dubious terms. Now, residents are fighting back.
A new study tries to determine what a “tolerant” city looks like.
A wave of construction below the earth’s surface aims to make room for the city above.
In Detroit and Baltimore, residents behind on water payments prepare to go without. Why aren’t utilities going after delinquent big companies first?
A fascinating resource for lovers of city planning, made possible by open data.
The figures highlight the mismatch between dipping job earnings and soaring housing costs.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is currently occupied with issues of policing and crime. But the city’s massive housing problem is also an issue indivisible from justice.
The crowd-funded project would make a place in Lebanon where these displaced youths can be kids again.
Changing neighborhoods may be a class issue, but in America, that means it’s also a racial one.
Targeting select low-income communities for an infusion of resources isn’t the answer to the problem of urban poverty. But what is?