How bottom-up growth, driven by citizens, trumps central command.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
A new online game has a very simple goal: guess the city in a Google Street View. That's harder than it sounds, let me tell you.
Can the city become the next great start-up hub?
New charts explain how America spends money on food.
A two-day pop-up train station lands in Miami.
Many low-income homes and apartment buildings are still dealing with significant damage.
What could you change in your community if you just knew more about it?
"You always hear that information is power, and in this case it really is."
In an interview, Castro lays out a plan for "closing the skills gap that exists in just about every community."
Those on both sides of the debate believe they're championing civil rights. But there's no one-size-fits-all solution.
A study in Chicago shows a link between housing age diversity and social relations.
People from Oklahoma City to New York will get to gawk at the fuming iceball at last, which could be bright enough to see with the naked eye.
Mayor Bloomberg's other legacy: a homelessness crisis.
What I learned playing America's most realistic family entertainment war game.
Texas cities account for three of the top 10 metros, and nearly one in five SXSW acts hail from Texas.
Boston prepares to debut 20 bench designs that re-imagine the experience of sitting on the street.
"Stompin' Tom" sang about the life of a streetcar driver, hauling a load of potatoes from Prince Edward Island.
Enter the filament mind.