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A startling chart of the booms and busts of office space.
Los Angeles rolls out interactive neighborhood health profiles covering everything from crime stats to obesity rates.
The architectural giants are as beautiful as they are ominous.
New maps show the geographic differences among Mexican, Salvadorean, Cuban, and other ethnic populations.
The City of Montreal Archives has just released an important set of historical images.
People who live in them actually have greater social cohesion, according to one sociologist.
The so-called "iceberg homes" of the city's super-rich have finally drawn too much ire.
How a California state law has helped convert many rental properties into condos.
If everyone you know is telling you to buy a house, you should read Robert Shiller's work.
The city's commercial center still feels depressingly lifeless. "Popuphood" wants to change that, fast.
The historic exodus of whites from American cities helped boost black homeownership nationwide.
How S.F. became the least affordable city in America, and what we can do about it now.
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last 7 days.
Why the legacy of the housing crisis is making the government shutdown even more disruptive.
Pros and cons of the planned mixed-use housing development in Menlo Park.