But flood insurance hikes may make this quiet beach-side neighborhood unaffordable for many residents.
Fifty years after its destruction, the iconic building is gone but not forgotten.
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
While the storm only forced some of us from our homes, it cost us all a way of life.
On day 23 of his month-long graffiti spree, the heat finally convinced Banksy to stay home.
The irritating sounds of Manhattan's Jazz Age included yelping newsboys, river dredgers, a marching band of orphans, and a fog siren.
What happens when skyrocketing rents meet stagnating wages among low-income workers? U.S. cities are finding out.
Since the mayor took office, high-school graduation rates are up. There are more quality schools. Money is distributed more equitably.
California is on its way, and the Midwest, the Northeast Corridor, and Texas all have plans of their own.
Hurricane Sandy exposed striking vulnerabilities in the city's supply chains.
If Magneto decided to attend art school, here's what he might produce: Huge levitating balls of rusty trash and city infrastructure.
Without addressing the complexities of local law, even the most resilient designs risk lingering on computer screens and drawing boards without implementation.
New maps show the geographic differences among Mexican, Salvadorean, Cuban, and other ethnic populations.
A smart new visualization of what it really means to wait for the subway.
Never officially certified, the Fair ended up as a tribute to American corporations more than its official theme of "peace through understanding." It was still pretty cool.
Joe Lhota's "white woman clutching a subway pole with a black man in the background" moment.
A computer-generated visualization shows the island sprouting buildings that eventually clump together in one great clot of concrete.
The proposed learning center looks like a blimp got stuck in a rubbish bin.
In the 1970s, the Dutch launched an effort to "stop the child murder" by drivers. Could the U.S. do the same?