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Massachusetts pushes diverse, dense zoning.
Planners have created isolated urban enclaves that keep the country’s immigrant population separate.
What the latest Israel-Palestine conflict looks like on the ground.
It’s bad enough that our suburbs look like everywhere, USA. Let’s not let that happen to our central city.
Opera is surprisingly popular in Belarus, thanks to the country's socialist regime.
Moscow is reportedly putting diplomatic pressure on French President Francois Hollande to allow an orthodox cathedral near the Seine.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
We thought they were fleeing poor training or poor salaries, but it looks like principals are the the problem.
The skies have been absolutely insane this week.
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