A perfect representation of density.
The gas stations, theaters and monuments saved this year.
And other metrophors.
America's major cities lean Democratic, but these swing state metropolises could end up playing a deciding role.
As Massachusetts governor, Romney was a believer in smart growth, climate change and mass transit. But the same man may not enter the White House, if he wins.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
A lawsuit just filed in New York on behalf of black borrowers in Detroit connects for the first time the housing collapse with civil rights law.
National coverage of ruin and revival gloss over deeper truths about these cities.
Start-ups and entrepreneurs promise a bright future. But is it a future that crowds out the poor and disadvantaged?
A new state program matches companies with participants.
How a city of 97,000 became a must-visit location on the newly established anti-Muslim protest circuit.
Boosters promise a city poised to become the next start-up hub. But driving around the downtown's empty streets, I'm not so sure I see a rosy future.
Mexicans have made a productive home for themselves in a city largely known for its shrinking population. So why are they being deported?
The city's bastion of high art is thriving thanks to a strategy that's drawn in a younger, diverse audience.
The Vinsetta is transformed into a restaurant.
Ideas from the Techonomy conference in Detroit.
One in seven young Americans are neither working nor going to school.
Updated data from metros across the United States.
Scholars are floating a new method of immigration sponsorship.