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An open, airy floor at the New York Public Library offers kids spots to play Wii and Guitar Hero, along with books and homework help.
Believe it or not, "urban mining" is an emerging academic interest.
Coffee and cigarettes no more.
Artist Matthew Picton evokes specific historical events or time periods with the art, text, even paper he chooses to use.
Researchers are looking for evidence of the environmental stress that comes from urbanization, and they need our help.
A 2011 documentary paints a frightening picture of the way bulldozers, bankers, and politicians are demolishing the city without regard to the environment.
Devastating photos of the massive floods, which have killed at least 8 people. Thousands more have been evacuated.
The finer details of this urban legend deserve their own book.
The average single-family house built in 2012 was 2,505 square feet in size, just shy of the all-time high.
They require less space, and they offer what under-served communities often really need -- internet access.
25 people were shot in just 48 hours last weekend, bringing the yearly figure to 440 shootings — with six more fatalities.
His pie-in-the-sky underground bullet train that would zoom people across the country in hours instead of days
A pina colada was 5 cents and everyone wore hats.
Pasadena officials are giving people $220 to buy folding bikes in an effort to solve the "last mile" transportation problem.
When it comes to development, local desires often render state smart growth incentives insufficient.
They're good at manipulating touch screens to get food rewards, for instance.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.