New York

Mapping Business by the Block

A new website offers granular maps of New York City businesses

An Elevated View of the City

A photographer ventures up to the tops of New York City buildings to capture unique views

The Geography of American Brands

Some U.S. cities have more top global brands than many large countries

The World's 10 Best Transit Poems

A short list of our favorite verses from public transportation around the globe

New York's Search for the Right Number of Parking Spaces

Real estate developers in Manhattan want the city to relax its parking maximums

9 Beautiful New Airport Terminals

If great design cured air travel woes, these airports would be set

New York Officials Seek Investors for 'Low Line'

In a video, the MTA invites developers to build an underground park

Mapping Traffic Fatalities Across the Country

A new interactive map shows where drivers, bikers and pedestrians were killed 

Bike Helmet Sharing Without the Cooties

How bike share programs can provide clean helmets for everyone 

Explaining a City in a Single Word or Phrase

In The Spirit of Cities, author Daniel A. Bell tries to capture a city's essence, in brief

Curbside Haikus

New York unveils creative signs aimed at pedestrian safety

The Most Artistic Cities in America

Some smaller neighborhoods maintain surprisingly vibrant artistic communities

Chart of the Day: New York Housing Price Dip

The value of a home in Queens fell the most

The Trouble With Church Preservation

When a religious group wants to sell off its house of worship but historians want to save it, who should decide? 

Infinite Manhattan

Imagining New York's street grid applied to the entire world

Thanksgiving Boom Towns

Which cities will get the most visitors this holiday weekend?

The 10 Least Reliable Roads in the United States

A new report ranks the corridors that are most susceptible to sudden traffic jams

The Occupy Movement and the New Public Space

It's time to have a serious debate about what we really want from our public spaces

6 Successful Crowdfunded Public Art Projects

With funding for the arts at an all-time low, these projects still managed to get off the ground thanks to websites like Kickstarter