Frankfurt

Is This the Oldest-Ever 3D Map of Transit Ridership?

The Germans built it with colored wooden sticks around 1913.

A €1 Billion Construction Site Famous for Its Graffiti

The street art surrounding Frankfurt's nearly-finished European Central Bank headquarters is an international draw.

A Troublesome Skyscraper Meets a Record-Setting Explosion

This weekend, Frankfurt's AfE Tower made history as the tallest European building to suffer a controlled implosion.

Frankfurt's Central Plaza Gets a Demonic Makeover

Artist Herbert Baglione is slowly covering the world in eerie wraith-creatures.

7 Examples of the Modern Igloo

Buildings that look to that ancient, icy form for inspiration.

A Peep at 10 of the World's Most Popular Red Light Districts

Where urban morals, margins, and mainstream converge — under cover of a neon glow.

Why People in Cities Walk Fast

Researchers have proposed a number of theories over the years — from sensory overload to the economic value of time.

What Does a Subway Entrance Say About its City?

A photographic survey of the world's metro gateways.