Photographer Gregory Halpern captures scenes of despair and surprising strength in his new book, A.
Two Rust Belt cities grapple with architectural obsolescence.
Tree coverage is steadily shrinking in urban America, according to a new study of aerial photos.
A critical look at the Bureau of Labor Statistics' employment projections for the rest of the decade.
The victims of a mugging would like the media to stop talking about the mugging already and other news.
Baltimore's program to mediate disagreements between gang members successfully prevents homicides
New studies suggest that we can revitalize the Rust Belt by increasing core density
One crumbling structure becomes a lesson in urban design for students
The city holds several advantages for creative types, despite its high cost of living
The best - and strangest - in urban catch phrases
Holiday scenes from Baltimore's zany blue collar neighborhood
Cities spend millions on high-tech systems. But after decades of research, we still don't know whether they work
Programs aim to make temporary business turn permanent
Which cities will get the most visitors this holiday weekend?
Repairing existing residential buildings produces about 50 percent more jobs than building new ones
A map of the country's most intriguing mayoral races, city council competitions and referendums
10 roads whose days cutting through cities are nearly numbered
What America's first-generation railroad system says about its next one
Program tries to streamline purchase of thousands of vacant properties