St. Louis

Why St. Louis May Not Be Able to Stem its Asthma Epidemic

The city has one of the highest rates in the country, and efforts to cut smokers out just aren't working.

St. Louis Loses a Historic Bridge, Gains Awesome Demolition Footage

Part of the nation's first interstate highway project is no more, having been spectacularly dropped into the Missouri River on Tuesday.

The Leading U.S. Cities for LGBT Equality

They are mostly found on the coasts, according to a new study.

'Drivelapse' of the Day: Route 66 in 3 Minutes

Brian DeFrees captures the big and small spots along the highway.

How the GOP Lost Cities: Best #CityReads of the Week

Our weekly look back at the stories you may have missed.

The Tragic Geography of Disconnected Youth

One in seven young Americans are neither working nor going to school.

Packing Up: Where People Are Moving In and Out

Large, expensive U.S. metros were more likely to lose residents this summer.

Why America's Religious Jews May Not Be Able to Move Back Downtown

Constructing the necessary "religious infrastructure" takes much more effort in existing dense neighborhoods.

How Your City May Have Affected Your Raise

Wage growth varies considerably by metropolitan area, according to numbers from the most recent quarter.

The End of the Domed Stadium

Once seen as a civic gem, demand for a permanently enclosed stadium has dwindled.

Subway Platforms From Around the World

As iconic as anything above ground, these subway platforms leave riders with an added sense of the city they serve.

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.

In Defense of Pruitt-Igoe

A new documentary explores an overlooked truth - that the infamous housing project was once a very good thing.

You Are Where You Wear

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

The Future of the Public Housing Project

Mixed-use, mixed-income neighborhoods can improve quality of life for the urban poor.

Infographic of the Day: Growth in a Shrinking St. Louis

Decisive evidence that light rail makes neighborhoods more appealing, at least in St. Louis.

The Death Row of Urban Highways, Part 2

A look at five more city-infringing freeways targeted for much-needed demolition.

Landscape Absurdism: An Urban Prairie in St. Louis

What happens to a neighborhood when demolition becomes the official urban policy

How David Klein and TWA Branded America's Jet Age

1960s era posters illustrate cities around the world