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Imagining the World's Cities in the Ocean-Dominated 'Hunger Games' Universe

If climate change caused the waters to rise by 500 feet, this is what major international cities might look like.

Major U.S. Cities Remain on High Alert Following Boston Marathon Attacks

New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. have stepped up police presence on transit, at tourist attractions, and near hotels.

Should We Be Zoning With Crime in Mind?

If residential areas are safer than commercial ones, it would seem so.

America's Most Post-Industrial Metros

The cities that lead America's transition from a goods-producing to service economy.

Grotesquely Polluted Landscapes ... or Beautiful Art?

Photographer David Maisel has a knack for capturing the beauty and the horror of contaminated mines and toxic lakes.

Symbols Worth Saving: The Best #CityReads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

2013 Opening Day: Baseball Begins

Fans descend on ballparks around the country as Major League Baseball gets underway.

Public Transportation Does Relieve Traffic Congestion, Just Not Everywhere

A new study finds that transit does cut down on traffic — but only on roads that parallel heavy transit corridors.

Homeless in the Suburbs: The Best #CityReads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

How Baseball Stadiums Drive Housing Costs

Neighborhoods near Major League Baseball stadiums cost more – especially if the team has a better shot at winning the 2013 World Series.

Gay Marriage and the Power of Cities to Change the Country

What was once popular opinion – and public policy – in San Francisco could soon be the national norm.

The Bullet Train as a Boost for Second-Tier Cities

A new report finds that high-speed rail lines make satellite areas more attractive while relieving pressure on major cities.

Hispanic Segregation Is Declining in U.S. Metros

At least, that's the case for every national-original group but Mexicans.

The Strange Beauty of Airports Photographed From Above

Jeffrey Milstein has turned a lifelong fascination with airplanes into a gorgeous portrait series of jet hubs.

Sorry L.A., You Won't Be Getting That Modern Art 'Super-Museum' After All

The troubled Museum of Contemporary Art just rejected an offer to merge with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Code Enforcement Goes High-Tech

CityScan uses street-mapping technology and public records to find hidden violations.

Street-Stencil King Logan Hicks Gets a Pop-Up Show in L.A.

It's only for three days, so catch it if you can.

Beverly Hills's Juicy NIMBY Battle Goes to the Polls Today

The fight over a subway line under the high school has exposed the conflicted, vulnerable position of Mayor William Brien.

Subway Babies and Shrinking Cities (Well): Best #Cityreads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.