A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
The city is looking for backers to convert a former roach-infested youth jail into a mixed-use affordable housing complex.
Taking a trip over the long weekend? Here’s how to avoid dragging your luggage with you if you don’t have a place to crash.
A one-act play about a comic book about a condominium development.
After a devastating earthquake, some innovative urban development work is going on in Port-au-Prince.
HomeSwipe is the Tinder of apartment hunting.
It sure looks like it, but the MTA claims otherwise.
Mayor Ras Baraka’s journey from impressionable child to the seat of power in a wounded American city.
Peek into a major player in global commerce.
Act like a mad paleontologist who reanimated a dinosaur for only $2,000.
A new provision will prohibit separate entrances in apartment buildings with units for low-income and market-rate tenants.
The ATF says recent blazes at black churches are likely not hate crimes. But black churches still face serious existential problems.
Pyrotechnic nuts share the craziest new firework trends.
A 40-year-old Supreme Court decision obligates schools to assist English-language learners. San Francisco has just been ordered to figure out how.
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The farm, located 115 feet below a busy South London street, uses hydroponic techniques to grow pesticide-free crops.
The Mexican border city’s murder rate is nowhere near where it once was. But Americans haven’t gotten the message.
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President Obama announced a regulation to more than double the threshold for overtime pay. How much will this help the American middle class?