Is this still a good idea?
It's been more than two years since Columbia University professor Kate Orff made waves with her "Oyster-tecture" proposal. She's still pushing.
Private moments at public gatherings in New York and Washington.
Long-time city photographer Steven Siegel recalls one of his favorite subjects, the World Trade Center.
Large, expensive U.S. metros were more likely to lose residents this summer.
One couple's quest to find serenity in "the wilderness" of Staten Island.
The most and least dense U.S. metros for business enterprise.
A different kind of subway art.
A proposal to make Market East Station the city's new Northeast Corridor rail hub could change everything for that district.
The Financial District is one of the angriest places in Manhattan, according to software that measures emotion.
The places with a disproportionate impact on what gets made, admired, and sold.
Are cities creating new species of animals?
What makes some spaces better than others?
The Bike Crash Kit for the iPhone contains all the things you need after getting run over by a car.
Transit officials say a pilot program has helped reduce garbage inside stations, but results elsewhere have been mixed.
Mind-blowing costumes, amazing music at the West Indian Day parade in Brooklyn.
These hulking superblocks were once derided by Jane Jacobs. But the buildings might be perfect for aging populations.
It would make great wrapping for this package I need to mail.
Scenes from around the country.