Urban Consulate aims to encourage uncomfortable—and inspiring—conversations in Detroit, Philly, and NOLA.
Texas A&M's Galen Newman argues that some of America's struggling cities should embrace—and plan around—their decline.
In many high-poverty urban neighborhoods, it’s nearly impossible for a poor child to find something to read in the summer.
Once blighted and overlooked, these small streets are transforming into community and sustainability hotspots.
The city released this map amid talk that there’s something fishy about its demolition program.
Terrapattern collects visually similar features from satellite images into one searchable platform.
Megan Heeres invites locals to pitch in to transform unwanted shrubs and grasses into paper.
How did the school district decline so dramatically?
Most public schools will be closed Monday after the teachers union raised concerns over the finances of Michigan’s largest school district.
Free workout spots could help tackle the obesity epidemic, too.
Ghostly, seaborne twisters are in the forecast into the weekend.
These feeds offer a cleverly curated peek into cities around the world.
Shepard Fairey was commissioned to paint a mural in downtown Detroit. Now the city is prosecuting him for destruction of property.
Muckraker Steve Neavling has uncovered everything from busted rigs to broken hydrants to fragile pipes.
Predictions of a “severe” algae outbreak in 2015 look to be on track.
The site will become the new home for the Red Wings.
The postal route of Wendell Watkins is ground zero for redevelopment, and perhaps displacement.
In many cases, there are benefits to replacing signals with stop signs—starting with saving taxpayers a lot of cash.