A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
On the 70th anniversary of VE Day, a remarkable film shows Berliners cleaning up a city in ruin.
The Iranian capital is embracing a more global approach to urbanism, from arts to architecture.
Miguel Angel Mancera is taking a number of steps against public officials taking bribes.
When it finally opens its doors, the National Museum of African American History and Culture will be one of the most contradictory institutions on the National Mall.
Someone has been plastering existing utility boxes to represent shocking statistics on street corners.
But why are Broadway and 7th Avenue now classified as national highways?
Mayor de Blasio announces a $3 million assault on the city's ever-present vermin.
As the city becomes more foot-friendly, some car-centric habits die hard.
The carrier has fought against a bullet train in the state before.
The upcoming film Afripedia showcases the strengths and chaos of an urbanizing Africa.
A Wisconsin city's request could redefine who has access to the fresh water supply.
Violence disrupted an anti-racism demonstration in Tel Aviv this weekend. But comparisons to Baltimore miss the mark.
In Buffalo, service workers say "yes!"
"Four little hooligans with silver spoons in their mouths will not succeed in ruining the Expo," says Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
Mayoral candidate Ada Colau thinks squatters shouldn't be evicted from unused buildings. Some polls show she's in the lead.
Cities and states have shot far past Congress in raising the minimum wage. Will the feds ever catch up?
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
The department's reforms in the decades following the 1992 Los Angeles riots could provide direction for other police forces.