The Best Plan Yet to Save Houston's Astrodome, With London's Affordability Crisis, a New Breed of Activism, and more...

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Sunday, March 29, 2015

The Best Plan Yet to Save Houston's Astrodome

Let's turn the "world's biggest room" into an indoor park, with trees, flowering plants, and an aquaponics research lab.

Kriston Capps

With London's Affordability Crisis, a New Breed of Activism

The city is grappling with major socioeconomic shifts by getting organized at an unprecedented scale.  

Feargus O'Sullivan

Amsterdam to Tourists: Get Off the Beaten Path

With a visitor surge crowding space in central Amsterdam, the city is marketing its neighborhoods as an alternative for tourists.

Letty Reimerink

Who Are the Tiny People in Architectural Renderings?: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

Laura Bliss

The City That Believed in Desegregation

Integration isn't easy, but Louisville, Kentucky, has decided that it's worth it.

Alana Semuels

Photo ID Cards Won't Stop Food Stamp Fraud

A new report finds that photo IDs cost more to implement than they save preventing fraud. And they make the program harder for beneficiaries to use.

Kriston Capps