In the end, the Olympics have helped the city achieve in a decade what might otherwise have taken two or three.
Retailers in the Welsh capital have asked local police to enforce an 1824 law that bans sleeping or begging on public streets.
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The filmmaker lost a long-running zoning battle with his California neighbors. Now they may get something they want even less than a movie studio in their back yard: low-income housing.
Though the spectacle has been underwhelming, London may have an edge over the Chinese capital in long-term planning.
Diverse suburban neighborhoods now outnumber those in their central cities by more than two to one. Can we help guarantee their success?
We consume these places without thinking, like potato chips in front of the television, and America is full of them.
When comparing areas on the fringe to growth in metros, the exurbs are gaining big.
No, it doesn't cause water shortage. But sprawl can exacerbate some of its impacts, in at least two ways.
Research reveals why highly creative people who are open to new experience find themselves drawn to certain places.
A city agency is giving local kids paint and skateboards in the hopes of helping them make their neighborhoods better.
Stilted homes over the water are being taken down by the government, leaving thousands homeless.
Where are the most tolerant metro areas?
He argues against requiring developers to build family-friendly units downtown.
One landlord racked up more than 700 violations.
The West African metropolis has hit 21 million, surpassing Cairo.
With 13,000 gallons of beer about to get skunked in a power outage, a Northern Virginia brewery found that it had many, many friends.
Metros where housing is already expensive, especially in California and the Pacific Northwest, are seeing the biggest increases in average rents.