National coverage of ruin and revival gloss over deeper truths about these cities.
Will self-managed musicians and artists continue to be rarities, or is that path finally becoming a reality on a greater scale?
Lots of police clashes, and even a bit of nakedness.
Mayor Thomas Menino says busing is unpopular and outdated. So why are 10,000 Boston kids on a waiting list to be bused to higher-quality schools?
Hispanic voters could influence the presidential race in key battleground states.
Grow Dat offers kids a chance to learn about urban farming and hunger.
Author Steven Johnson, described by some as a "Darwin of Technology," on the future of urban innovation.
In these satellite images, the street markets glow red.
This hacked "Waterfall Swing" puts kids through dozens of rainstorms each minute.
New research from Philadelphia finds that the city's newborn mortality rate spiked after a spate of hospital closures.
The winner of the "High Line for London" competition isn't very high at all.
Using GPS technology implanted in shoes, artists envision the paths that runners love to tackle.
A new chart examines how the growing pressure on urban real estate is reshaping the marketplace
A wild idea for converting an old canal in London.
A drab facility in Pervouralsk, Russia, gets a colorful new look in this time-lapse video by Sasha Aleksandrov.
A German art show channels 1950s horror flicks with gigantic, scurrying spiders.
See Bhaktapur, an ancient city on the edge of Kathmandu.
Researchers at Arizona State University have created software that tracks carbon dioxide emissions of whole cities, down to individual buildings and roadways.
Everyone knows that the ghost of urban decay is as crucial to the High Line’s appeal as fancy design, if not more so.