The BUILD Act is designed to help local governments and other entities clean up and revitalize brownfield sites.
CityScan uses street-mapping technology and public records to find hidden violations.
A legendary document brought to the masses.
For one thing, he's not happy with your iPod earbuds.
There is nothing subtle about Gut Renovation, Su Friedrich’s latest documentary. She's pissed and she wants you to know it.
It's only for three days, so catch it if you can.
From Snowpocalypse to Snowquester.
Clothing label DKNY used photographer Brandon Stanton's images without his permission, but this story has a happy ending.
Meet the man whose Tumblr page chronicles the highs and lows of bar loos.
A New York City subway ride now costs a full dollar more than it did 10 years ago. A small group of activists are taking their frustration to the fare gate.
Publicly owned Internet infrastructure is luring jobs to smaller towns. Should big cities follow their lead?
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Even in walking cities like New York, the criminality of drivers who kill pedestrians is far from clear.
Why do pigeons bob their heads? Do squirrels know where they hide their nuts? And other questions answered in this new art-meets-science book.
A story of trash and class in America.
Design firm Street Plans Collaborative has started tracking informal street furniture, and you can help.
Colin Huggins brings his passion for music to Washington Square Park.
Contour lines borrowed from natural terrain can tell us much about life in the city.
A modernized vending machine for taxis and bars is preparing for launch in New York.