Housing

In Atlanta, Two Stadiums Collide With Dreams of a New Downtown

The Braves are moving out and the Falcons are building a new home. But after decades of empty promises, few are cheering.

What Silicon Valley Might Look Like If All of Its Employees Actually Lived There

Thousands of 800-square foot apartments in 20 to 50-story towers.

Animating New York's Building Boom With Google Street View

In GIFs.

The End of Sprawl: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

Happy Valentine's Day: 1 in 7 24-to-34-Year Olds Lives at Home, and Most Are Single

They are also less likely to be working full time and more likely to be unemployed.

The Secluded Homeless Camps of Baltimore

Photographer Ben Marcin found the people who live off the grid.

Why We Should be Worried About the Rapid Growth in Global Households

The sheer number of households on the planet is now rising much faster than the global population.

Why Gayborhoods Matter

We're still limited in our ability to track the U.S. LGBT population, but there does appear to be a connection between gay neighborhoods and some of the markers of gentrification.

Life in an Athens Housing Complex

A complicated tangle of property rights, squatters, and disrepair.

Street Lights and Crime: A Seemingly Endless Debate

What if extra lights don't make us as safe as they make us feel?

Postcards From the Neighborhoods You Only Hear About on the News

A DIY project that wants to change people's stereotypes about their city.

Maps

How Cold Does It Have to Be Before Cities Are Required to Shelter the Homeless? Depends on Where You Are

A survey of varying mandates.

5 'Placemaking' Lessons From Seattle's Amazing Super Bowl Parade

An estimated 700,000—more than the city's population of 635,000—welcomed the Seahawks home, without major incident.

Maps

A Detailed Map of the Net Migration Flows for Every U.S. County

People are leaving Minneapolis for Florida, Detroit for the suburbs, and Washington for New York.

Yes, Rent Is Rising Much Faster in America's Tech Hubs

But Internet companies and their high-paid web developers are only part of the story.

An Important Archeological Site Was Just Uncovered in Downtown Miami

It includes eight circles where buildings once stood and thousands of Native American artifacts.

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How San Francisco Is Trying to Reinvent the Housing Project

Hope SF aims to provide social services for residents in a city where property values are skyrocketing.

Don't Worry Canada, Everyone Has a Tiny Bed in Sochi

Canadians are not impressed with their hockey team's accommodations.