And that's the "conservative estimate," according to a Johns Hopkins engineer.
As Sandy bears down on the East Coast, some of the biggest cities in America come to a virtual standstill.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
The "Frankenstorm" approaches.
It might take a minute to figure out that something's wrong with this short film.
The story of how this urban asset was re-purposed holds truths for cities engaged in similar transformations.
Revisiting a miscarriage of justice.
"Our camera does not discriminate."
Which areas have the most bikers, the most walkers, and the most public transit riders?
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg explains why he'll win you over on sodas, and everything else, in the end.
Architects honor New York's revered train station with a proposal that might make you want to dunk.
150 specialists, 750 buildings, 5,500 photographs, 100 years. Plus a crucial carrying case with a handle.
The announcement is expected to take place at 1 p.m. today.
Meet the bungalows of New York City's Rockaway.
A year after Occupy Wall Street, Jerold Kayden is on a mission to convince skyscraper owners that their plazas can be better.
Despite the crisis, the U.S. finance industry has grown since 2008.
Meet the high-paid experts who are pitching our cities and states on how to save money.
More than 270,000 noise complaints sketch a city that roars in the day and talks ferociously in its sleep.
Three studios created creative seating areas for the famed "jewel box."