The city came roaring back after the recession, but its divides also deepened.
A recent Justice Department complaint reveals the county colluded with two cities and the sheriff’s department to push black, Section 8 families out of certain neighborhoods.
A new map provides a detailed look at the nation’s twofold housing crisis.
Romans are sharing photos of their do-it-yourself efforts to improve the city under the hashtag #Romasonoio.
Your social experience during the workweek can almost fully explain your emotional state over the weekend, a new study finds.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
The costs of incarceration are concentrated in low-income, predominantly black communities in the city.
A striking new map shows how districts’ property-tax funding system enforces divides between rich and poor.
In Kennesaw, since 1982, each head of household must own a working firearm with ammunition.
The bottled water industry is lobbying hard to overturn waste-reducing bans in parks, claiming concerns about dehydration and health.
Mayors from around the world are gathering this week at the Vatican, which has quietly put together a record of urban innovation both inside its walls and across Rome.
Terrible natural disasters will come someday, but most people have a hard time worrying about stuff that isn’t imminent.
Two historians are trying to memorialize locations in the city where slaves were openly sold and auctioned. And they’re everywhere.
A stressful but critical step in the journey for many Syrians and Iraqis on their way north through Europe.
The city’s ban on the disposal of food scraps and other compostables with garbage is met with a lawsuit.
When it comes to complying with important health regulations, private companies far outperform the public sector.
It’s asking New Yorkers, “What does Eric Garner mean to you?”
The era of the publicly financed stadium lives on.
The zoning arguments and policies that will win over liberal white homeowners won’t mention race or class directly. But they will restrict the density that makes sense for affordable housing.