A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
They may not provide comprehensive information, but they can help save lives.
(Hint: When in doubt, throw it out.)
It became an outdated and leaky facility rather quickly, but it also brought Atlantans and a wave of redevelopment back to the urban core.
And other sad parking tales told by open data.
Patricia Mulroy lays out your moral obligation to save water in a new video.
The 'Brody' is an effort to reclaim workplace privacy while preserving collaboration—and enhancing comfort and function for the modern office-dweller.
The documentary "The Hand That Feeds" is a humanizing portrait of one battle in the wage war.
An upcoming residential tower on 44th Street in Manhattan is only 47 feet wide. Can super-slender in-fill projects help NYC's housing squeeze?
Innovations and prototypes from IKEA's Concept Kitchen 2025, on view in Milan.
An illuminating new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York focuses on the legacy of historic preservation.
This time-lapse video details how a French artist installed a massive street portrait of an immigrant pedestrian for the New York Times Magazine.
The global population is getting older. What can countries do?
Where and when you'll normally encounter the most violent twisters—mapped.
For everyone wondering whether the bus is a good place for burpees.
The city produces a massive amount of waste, none of which is managed very efficiently.
Lynch mobs served as de jure law enforcement for decades in a South defined by its lack of due process for African Americans. The term speaks volumes about the current dynamic between police and a distrustful public.
A transit wish list for wealthier times.
The Massachusetts region has four times the suicide rate of the rest of the state. Would a privately run system help or hurt?