A conversation with philanthropist Richard H. Driehaus about the importance of traditional architecture.
As Chicago readies to host the G8 and NATO summits, its police force gets ready for what could be a historic gathering of protesters.
The former D.C. transportation leader reflects on taking his show on the road.
A short history of snow removal in America's cities.
Public transportation riders aren't shy about expressing their displeasure when things go wrong
A new report suggests that retrofitting is almost always more energy efficient
A new shop will sell hand-made, locally built bicycles to riders who want to stay a while
When it comes to allocating resources to remove snow, cities can often only guess and hope for the best
Does moving residents from high-poverty neighborhoods to low-poverty ones work?
The city has big plans for its lake front
Why we can't take our eyes off images of old buildings and decrepit interiors
Commercialism is only one of many reasons for cities not to sell out their stops
New studies suggest that we can revitalize the Rust Belt by increasing core density
Feeling connected to a neighborhood is a good thing. But what if where you live doesn't have a real name?
A round-up of new municipal laws from around the country
When it comes to winning championships, big cities have some natural assets. But smaller areas can leverage their own advantages too
A round-up of the strangest city highlights from alternative weeklies around the country
Why cities like Green Bay win an outsize number of championships
The best - and strangest - in urban catch phrases