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The Problem With City Crime Rankings

Lists of the most dangerous cities don't actually tell us anything about those cities

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The Best Smart Growth Projects in America

The EPA's newly released list includes a green learning center and an innovative civic gathering space

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Thanksgiving Boom Towns

Which cities will get the most visitors this holiday weekend?

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A New Life for Pruitt-Igoe

A design competition is underway to re-imagine America's most infamous public housing complex

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America's Best New Parks

By mixing fresh design with a variety of uses, these spaces represent the future of city parks

Rustbelt Baseball Fans: A Little Less Miserable?

Three Midwestern MLB teams with modest payrolls outlasted everyone else this year

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The Best and Worst of Official City Flags

They're less visible, but most cities have flags just like countries or states. Some are great. Others, not so much.

A Grassroots Guide to Saving the Rust Belt

Jack Storey of the group Saving Cities on their new film, 'Red, White & Blueprints'

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Descendants of the High Line

Four urban elevated railroad parks in progress

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Is Bicycle Commuting Really Catching On? And if So, Where?

A survey of 55 major U.S. cities shows big gains in many places, but plenty of regional variation

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Aerotropolis Ambitions Falter in St. Louis

Tax credits aimed at building a shipping hub slowly disintegrate in legislature

Courtesy 'Save St. Louis Del Taco'

St. Louis to Board of Aldermen: Save Our Del Taco

How a flying saucer ended up at the nexus of local politics and real estate development this summer