The curtain finally rises at the long-awaited, Jean Nouvel-designed venue—unfinished and with its architect protesting on opening night. Can it still fulfill high hopes?
The city's famed arts-and-sleaze district is set for major redevelopment. But all the movie-star advocates and nostalgia in the world can't preserve what's already gone.
How an outpouring of financial support led to #Becauseofapubliclibrary.
The passage of New York City's new rule suggests resistance to single-use foam container bans is waning.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
The case for New England's unloved second city and its supporting role in #Boston2024.
A short documentary about the legacy of Boston busing.
Hundreds of groups have sprung up to help their fellow citizens with everything from a cup of coffee to prescription drugs.
Across Europe, people have taken to the streets in support of free speech after a deadly terrorist attack against France's most controversial satirical publication.
The city is already sticking itself with the worst downsides of hosting the games. At least this way, it would be forced to make crucial improvements.
New research shows that the largest U.S. cities would do well to focus on workers at the bottom of the economic ladder.
Tom Rothmann is charged with streamlining a crazy-quilt zoning code that dates back to 1946. It won't be easy.
It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt and sues, so some cities are nixing sleds on public land.
In Boston's South End, a debate over post-snow parking rights shows that no one should "own" any part of public streets.
As the country follows France with hardline protections for lower-income renters, new laws prohibit some property upgrades. And for many Germans, that's just fine.
It seems that 2015 will be the year the U.S. egg industry gets scrambled.
A gas tax that fully corrected for the social impact of car reliance would upend life as we know it.
Resentment against "outsiders" is surging in the city.