Done right, they might enable "meaningful social interaction" between a neighborhood's new arrivals and its existing residents.
If one were to somehow take a mental-health reading of commuters at 6:30 p.m. on a Monday, it would look something like this "Frustration Index."
German researchers say the "Big Lavatory Concept" is necessary to accommodate the world's larger body weights.
The cities that lead America's transition from a goods-producing to service economy.
A surprisingly large number involve cars.
Swooping shots from extreme sports photographers.
You probably didn't even know that watercolor comes in 3D.
Behind the scenes of the city's aggressive campaign to monitor and educate people about exactly what should get thrown away.
San Francisco just got a little less whimsical.
The 11th in our series exploring the class divides across America's largest cities and metros.
Neighborhoods near Major League Baseball stadiums cost more – especially if the team has a better shot at winning the 2013 World Series.
One-third of 96 recently tightened steel rods have snapped, and they can't be easily repaired.
A modern dance from San Francisco.
What was once popular opinion – and public policy – in San Francisco could soon be the national norm.
Today marks the end of roughly 75 years of on-again-off-again road closures in a suburb of San Francisco.
It hurts when that money leaves your bank account. But where does it go?
San Francisco's sources of drinking water are threatened on multiple fronts.
Finding worlds in aging infrastructure.
A new online pop-culture travel magazine out of San Francisco's Japantown interviews artists about their favorite spots back home.