The Pruitt-Igoe projects were razed in 1972, but their influence on Ferguson's social and financial divides echo today as redevelopment is planned.
Lessons from one New York woman's inadvertent foray into urban beekeeping.
The question of whether police officers should live in the communities they patrol has a long and contentious history.
The Boston-Washington corridor is up; the Rustbelt and Sunbelt are down.
You'll be less likely to die of a heart attack, for starters.
New federal data reveals the regional decline in coastal ecosystems.
In cities across the nation, cash-and-carry buyers are still gobbling up houses at foreclosure—and luxury—prices.
Signs that your neighborhood has become upscale: computer stores, needlepoint boutiques... exotic-bird shops?
There's not enough cheap housing to go around.
For people living on the streets or in shelters, sleep deprivation can lead to a host of other problems.
Architects used images filmed by the inventor in 1901 to bring life to an apartment building's flat facade.
Norman Garrick and Wesley Marshall have found that people in dense cities are thinner and generally healthier than people in sprawling subdivisions.
Nationally, only 10 percent of grade school kids attend private schools, but in some neighborhoods, it's the majority of children.
Conventional zoning is an outdated barrier against good urbanism, but there's disagreement on the best way forward.
For nearly a decade, one group has chased the city's most notorious pests with their faithful pets.
New legislation recognizes that demand for units has spun out of control, as have the fees and price hikes rental agencies charge.
It took very concerted policy efforts going back to the early 1990s.
A new documentary explores the cultural cost of slum redevelopment.