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.
Some startling math from the country's most expensive cities.
According to a new study, the Asian population is falling rapidly; and real estate prices are sky-rocketing.
One school has already banned them from its dorm to save energy. Will others follow?
Brutal honesty from New York City's planning director.
Ciudad Caribia, built from scratch under the watch of Venezuela's late president, has many, many problems.
The ages of Dutch structures are shown as glorious, prismatic blasts in this obsessively detailed map.
A short documentary follows the Highland Park fire department as it does some amazing work with incredibly limited resources.
How to design disaster-proof places where people would actually want to live.
What Atlanta's shifting real estate landscape might mean for the future of the country.
The thin line between quaint and claustrophobic.
Baltimore's neediest students often struggle to find transportation and afford things like uniforms.
In the 1950s, 20 percent of U.S. residents found new homes each year. Today, it's dropped to an all-time low of 11.6 percent.
Whole communities are burdened by fear of violent crime, while others remain blissfully ignorant, in America's most divided city.