Mortgage-backed securities precipitated the Great Recession when we figured out they were worth a fraction of their stated value. Is coastal land next?
The jump in jobless claims this week looks an awful lot like the one post-Katrina.
What if blocks could be extracted, stripped of all but their essential form, and lined up for inspection? Would we know a place by the sum of its parts?
Is this Jackie Chan's long-lost grandfather?
Diverse neighborhoods had higher population growth and stronger property value growth last year – and they’re a bit pricier to begin with.
More and more suburbs are cropping up as hubs.
Many waterfront communities are still in a "state of torment."
One New York City neighborhood had basically given up on open space. But thanks to some new data, they were able to advocate for it, and get it.
Just five metro areas move nearly 40 percent of all U.S. international passengers.
According to this cheeky movie by the city's Bike Ambassadors, yes, yes they do.
You can dance if you want to; you can leave your friends behind.
Pumping out the tunnels under New York has revealed a gnarly landscape of storm damage.
The Dutch have a way of deciding what is worth saving with a dike or sea wall, and what is not. Should we follow their example?
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
The Islanders asked Long Island for a more urban stadium. Voters refused, and the rest is history.
This developer has done more than almost anyone else to promote green affordable housing.
Economist Matthew Kahn wonders how coastal areas might adapt to climate change without federal assistance.
A new exhibit from the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association showcases the simple visualizations of complex ideas that have changed how we live.
This high-tech garment detects the stares of rude people and instantly deploys shields.