Large Metros Have Generated the Lion's Share of Employment Since the Great Recession, Berlin Wants to Build a Pool in the Middle of the City's River, and more...

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Large Metros Have Generated the Lion's Share of Employment Since the Great Recession

Are big, successful cities the new normal?

Richard Florida

Berlin Wants to Build a Pool in the Middle of the City's River

The Flussbad Berlin project represents a bold, new imagining of what a metropolitan river can be.

Feargus O'Sullivan

How Skyrocketing Development in Texas Could Suck the State Dry

The Lone Star State is losing open space faster than any other, and that's bad news for the water cycle.

Aarian Marshall

Why Is Italy's 'National Mall' so Unwelcoming?

Caserta's La Reggia palace and grounds could bring new energy and a sense of ownership to citizens of a tourist destination—if only it wasn't so hard to get in.

Anthony Flint

Mapping the Age of Every Building in Manhattan

A new tool called Urban Layers tracks Manhattan's rise, block by block, since 1765.

Kriston Capps

What If We Had Measured Poverty Differently for the Past 50 Years?

The Census' Supplemental Poverty Measure paints a different picture of the poor and the social safety net.

Tanvi Misra