The story of Boyle Heights reminds us that urban highway teardowns don't always end in victory.
A government repository reveals a global industry of plant and animal trafficking.
A huge flashing sign from a shuttered record store in Toronto gets a new home after a lengthy preservation battle.
Those who live near the coast are more likely to think climate change is real.
People leave the city for many reasons. But the richest don't stray far.
First a grand piano showed up underneath it, then two white flags appeared on top of it. Why does the Brooklyn Bridge attract so many enigmas?
Americans send 10.5 million tons of clothing to landfills every year. Can for-profit recycling companies turn those rags into riches?
At $250,000, these 200-square-foot studios are among Hong Kong's most affordable.
A rogue wave and a lot of plastic octopi shed light on the workings of ocean currents.
A new survey shows how much food influences the vibrance of urban centers.
Pigeon breeding has a long and rich history in the region, dating back 4,000 years.
Despite what skeptics claim, the earth is on track for even hotter days ahead.
Knitted footwear technology is poised to enhance sustainability and walkability alike.
The effort to curb street life-killing building designs could have a lasting impact on the city's culture.
Turn On Detroit's Water matches donors with Detroiters who are under water on their water bills.
The city is forging ahead with an unprecedented single-bin combined waste collection and recycling plan. But it may want to reconsider ditching tried-and-true methods.
Some swim around the turbines in a grid fashion, probably hunting for prey.
A new National Geographic TV series captures pedestrians navigating—and ignoring—signs indicating a cell-free zone.
MARTA sees real estate as a gateway to better train and bus service.