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Is the Retro Ballpark Movement Officially Over?

20 years since Camden Yards opened in Baltimore, a look back on the stadium design that's emerged since.

Konstantin Dimopoulos

Blue Trees Heading to Seattle

An Australian artist hopes to get people thinking about deforestation by using the "powerful stimulant" of the color blue.

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The Imaginary Monsters of U.S. Cities

Sure, the sticks have Sasquatch and the Jackalope. But what creepy cryptids lurk in thriving American cities?

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The Quest to Make Regulatory Reform Work in Seattle

The city's downtown redevelopment may be receiving plaudits, but there's still more work to be done.

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The Secret to Seattle's Booming Downtown

The recession didn't skip Seattle, but the city stuck by its downtown and reaped the rewards.

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The Streetcar As a City's Moving Symbol

A survey of light rail aesthetics from around the world.

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How Amazon Got the Urban Campus Right

The company's new Seattle facility is a paragon of walkable, high-density development.

John Metcalfe

Behold, the Ultimate Municipal Truck... Of the Future!

What would happen if you took every neat idea in the realm of public works and piled them all onto one city vehicle?

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Can Urban Highways Be Fixed?

They don't cut down on traffic or make travel faster, and they should be replaced.

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Zipcar's Cities of the Future

Zipcar ranks U.S. cities on innovation, sustainability, and creativity.

You Are Where You Wear

The often subtle (and occasionally lucrative) art of expressing city pride, via t-shirt.

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Strange Urban Animal Infestations, a History

Miami and house-eating snails, Seattle against a band of coyotes, and more stories of urban outbreaks.

Do Bike Paths Promote Bike Riding?

Research on the topic doesn't offer any clean answers — and two new reports just add to the confusion.

Kevin Scott

Your Friendly Neighborhood Indoor Mushroom Farm

Seattle's ever-changing experimental gallery storefront makes the transition from music store to farm.

The Sandwich Board Makes a Comeback

Often banned by municipalities for safety reasons, simple A-frame sidewalk signs should be allowed to return, within reason.

Daniel Toole

Why Alleys Deserve More Attention

On America's lackluster alleyways and what we can do about them: a conversation with Daniel Toole, author of Tight Urbanism.

What We Can Learn From Urban Nostalgia

Artifacts from the past can teach us a lot about walkable, transit-oriented spaces.

Postcard From Seattle

ABC News tracked down the couple that inspired the movie Sleepless in Seattle, and more news.

Goody Clancy

Should Building Taller Be Much, Much Easier?

Effective height restrictions may be hurting more of our cities than we realize.