Most 15-year-olds don’t spend their spare time studying walkability and public housing. Dylan Gentile is not most 15-year-olds.
New programs aim to put more produce in corner stores in order to improve the health of low-income communities. Will it work?
One "wanderer" finds beauty in unplanned adventures.
Over half of the neighborhood's homeless population has been arrested or harassed in recent years, according to a survey.
Spending millions to revitalize a struggling portion of the city might seem like a good bet, but the current effort led by a billionaire CEO is facing major challenges.
Malls around the country are closing, leaving teens with one fewer place to just be.
An analysis from past seasons calls that connection into question.
The U.K. capital doesn't need a transatlantic role model. It actually has a far more relevant one closer to home.
Early 1960s archival films reveal the origins of the idealized "American Dream."
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
A provocative new video featuring Alain de Botton says beauty in urban settings must be objective—and to argue otherwise is a danger to our quality of life.
Leonard Nimoy's Spock represented the aspirational, utopian thinking that Americans are still desperate to see accomplished in their lifetimes—and in their cities.
Looking back on our series about the people and ideas changing cities around the world.
Has your office lost its collective mind about The Dress? Whip out this app and let color science stop the madness.
Racial segregation doubled between 1880 and 1940 all across the country, in rural areas as well as cities.
Artist Ben Tolman creates incredibly intricate drawings that dig for the heart beneath the hard edges of the built environment.
Privlo wants to become the go-to lender for the self-employed and others whose incomes aren't tied to traditional jobs.
After all, not everyone takes an off-ramp the same way.
Now is the winter of our productivity.