L.A. homeowners can trade green (lawns) for green (cash).
It's fashionable to say the mandatory budgets cuts haven't been the predicted disaster. Cuts to programs like Head Start suggest otherwise.
The Trayvon Martin case and how the definition of justice differs across America.
A provocative argument on Bloomberg's legacy.
Natural coastal ecosystems are protecting twice as much coastline and 1.4 million people from climate risks.
On building places that give a community its identity, and knit us together.
Across the country, protesters rage at the acquittal of George Zimmerman.
The ongoing debate raises bigger questions about who benefits from the city's changing landscape.
A look into the mind of the often subtle urban interventionist.
Breathing walls, noise-to-music converters, and more.
New research finds that as population density decreases, the suicide rate among young people goes up.
The neighborhood where Trayvon Martin died is the kind of place where people choose to live when they want to be safe – from crime, from outsiders, from economic uncertainty. Of course, it doesn’t always work that way.
France looks set to implement a series of groundbreaking laws designed to induce landlords to rent to a wider variety of income levels.
This map of Twitter data will show you.
Life expectancy can vary as much as 25 years within some cities. And our current solutions are barely having an impact.
Circus worker Adam Tenenbaum's front yard has become a neighborhood gathering place due to one really weird art tree.
Justin Palmer takes a digital chainsaw to Portland and shows the world its rings.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.