A sociologist and an urban historian document the community activism reshaping some of the cities hardest hit by the great recession.
Depending on where you live, you might see hockey nuts chucking fish, octopi, beef, or sex toys.
Lately, America's leaders have talked a lot about the need to rebuild. Has it begun?
The new documentary forces viewers to confront the city's rapid decline.
Even 47 years ago, American architects saw the perils of sprawl and car-oriented development.
As many as 20 municipalities could face major problems come November, according to one expert.
A sampling of some of the most vibrant, colorful signs.
A quirky take on neighborhood improvement in the Motor City.
It may only be a small office, but the deal is a high profile win for entrepreneur Dan Gilbert.
Allan Hill has been caring for (and inhabiting) a rundown Detroit factory building.
Everyone's favorite badge-toting manmachine will absolutely be memorialized in bronze, somewhere in the city.
The rebirth of traditional industries isn't necessarily a good thing.
20 years since Camden Yards opened in Baltimore, a look back on the stadium design that's emerged since.
The Census Bureau is getting ready for the release of all the forms from its 1940 count.
Sure, the sticks have Sasquatch and the Jackalope. But what creepy cryptids lurk in thriving American cities?
The entrepreneur is almost single-handedly reviving downtown Detroit, but his design choices are under fire.
The privately run Detroit Bus Company will try to pick up where the city's public transportation left off.
In Detroit: A Biography, journalist Scott Martelle finds the answers behind today's Motor City buried deep in its past.
University of Michigan students make use of the city’s abundant architectural skeletons, rather than overlooking them.