The city has been a haven for gold rushers, divorce-seekers and gamblers. Now it's making a bid for the pleasant city market.
Beautiful social housing in Los Angeles is trying to change the lives of its residents and the way communities feel about them.
The Lone Star State continues to dominate when it comes to new home construction.
Thousands of new units are set to open in 2013. Will that bring rents down?
The '60s-era Red Road Flats complex was once seen as the solution to urban overcrowding in Scotland; now it's turning to rubble.
There are many more apartment buildings, for one thing.
In Denver, a new model of how to revitalize older, distressed public housing sites in an ambitious yet sensitive way.
Research suggests that people who participate in Freecycle communities experience greater group identity and solidarity.
On sidewalk psychology.
A county-level look at where homes are worth less than the debt owed on them.
D.C. is booming, but families, minorities and the poor may be left out.
Seattle is building one of the country's biggest rooftop planting spaces.
An oil boom has caused prices to soar in one small city.
With thousands of vacant lots on hand, Philadelphia is trying to make it easier for people to buy them.
Cities might not want to question the nation's people counters.
A new ParkScore metric from the Trust for Public Land names San Francisco and Sacramento the nation's best.
Or perhaps the better question is, can they?
That's how many new units of housing San Francisco added in 2011, the lowest since 1993.