The destroyed building was to be the latest mega-complex by a detested local developer.
Understanding the history of New York’s "forgotten borough" puts the Eric Garner case in an important context: suburbia.
Remnants of a final wave of federal land grants, hundreds of 1950s "jackrabbit homesteads" still haunt a distant corner of the Mojave desert.
Damon Davis has long created dynamic works that have helped his divided hometown of St. Louis communicate. In the wake of the Michael Brown case, he's been called to make art that is itself a form of protest.
300 million rural Chinese are projected to move into cities by 2050. So why is the government pushing artists to celebrate its old ways?
The somber form of civil disobedience has distinctly American roots.
A Staten Island jury has decided not to indict any of the police officers involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
By stirring pride in Ecuador's history, the tour group Quito Eterno contributed to the revival of its capital city.
Transfers from the general treasury into the Highway Trust Fund violate a 1974 budget act.
It also helps residents of Vegas' many unincorporated communities determine whether they're covered by city services.
A church and an interfaith housing group got Edina, Minnesota, to back a new project for at-risk youth—although a few holdouts remain.
The Burrard Street Bridge is a case study in pushing a difficult policy.
Higher wages mean more engaged employees, better customer service and higher profits.
Two Baltimore-based photographers have been following the city's "community cats" with their cameras for over 5 years.
Filmmaker Scott Crawford on the birth of hardcore in 1980s Washington.
From city to city, law enforcement guidelines on crowd control and the use of force and firearms vary widely.
A young American in Guatemala wants to bring a spirit of entrepreneurship to municipal governance through his think tank, the Startup Cities Institute.
Peaceful demonstrations were quickly overshadowed by violence.
A year-long independent effort has identified the most practical strategies for empowering the U.K.'s cities and metro areas.