1880s Manhattan was a beery paradise, according to a teetotaling cartographer.
President Trump is gung-ho about the U.S. producing more goods. But what, exactly, should cities be making in the 21st century?
Mayor Anne Hidalgo announced plans last May for a triage point to orient people more quickly into the French social system and eliminate informal encampments from city streets.
For a little Vietnamese pho shop in Seattle, home to a three-liter noodle bowl, popularity was a boon and a headache.
It’s not the Big Dig or the Second Avenue Subway. America’s biggest infrastructure quagmires are much, much larger than that.
The best thing about bicycle commuting is the rage.
Predictive tools can now track how a single shooting incident triggers a lethal cascade of gunshot violence—and predict who will be targeted next.
Though it is back from the brink of bankruptcy, the city’s reality isn’t as rosy as the popular narrative suggests.
Whether they’ve been leveled by wars or earthquakes, cities don’t tend to stay wastelands forever.
In an era of extreme housing precariousness, a new book looks at the history of a radical alternative.
An art installation celebrates the spirit of boarded-up blocks of Baltimore and Japan.
“An act of transforming the wasteland is seen as a redemptive activity that’s going to save the individual, the society, and the nation.”
Immigration rights advocates fear that gang membership will be an easy way to criminalize whole groups of people.
Zhao Liang’s latest film, Behemoth provides a ring-side seat to the effects of rapid development, commerce, and pollution in this autonomous region of China.
Turning around abandoned urban spaces sometimes just takes a little imagination.
During the late 19th century, blacks and whites in the South lived closer together than they do today.
Data analysts are trying to give community development advocates the tools they need to fight displacement and economic decline.
MIT’s Erik Brynjolfsson on the automated future of work.