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How Google Street View Could Help Post-Sandy Staten Island

Residents worry the photos will hurt property values. But the site could raise the kind of awareness the "forgotten borough" will need as it rebuilds.

Homeless Guides Highlight a Part of Prague Most Tourists Never See

Rather than castles and squares, guides offer personal anecdotes of what it's like to live on the streets.

Why Would Anyone Want to Cover Marrakech's Beloved Open-Air Market in Concrete?

Proof that any project can garner accolades if it's eccentric enough.

The Case for Walkability as an Economic Development Tool

A retrofit in suburban Lancaster, California, shows us the many benefits of street redesigns.

The Hunt for Unbuilt Los Angeles

An upcoming exhibit reveals the L.A. that might have been.

Movie Scenes of the Past in Real Life New York

Christopher Moloney photographs screen-grabbed movie stills against the city landscape.

Football's Most Fanatical Cities

How do pro fans stack up against those who favor the college game on a city-by-city basis?

Flint Local 432 and the Remarkable Power of a Great Music Venue

Flint, Michigan's premiere DIY mecca has closed and reopened more than once. There's a lesson in its history.

A Hopeful 'Crossroads' for Portland

Plans for the city's last remaining major parcel, the Zidell Yards, could be shaping up into a dream project.

Record Breaking Metro System of the Day: Beijing

With an end-of-year expansion, it is now the world's longest subway system.

2013's Architecture to Watch

The buildings (and controversies) that will define this year.

The Skateboard As a Swiss Army Knife for Urban Living

Coat hanger, bottle opener, laptop desk? A French artist shows that a skateboard can be all of these, and more.

Wikipedia's Most Common Word in the History of Nations? Definitely 'War'

A map of few words.

A Watercolor Guide to Harlem's Hidden Bakeries

An artist chronicles the neighborhood's best sweet shops.

Mapping India's Rape Problem

In the wake of the death of a gang rape victim in New Delhi, a look at the country through rape statistics.

Resilience Is About Relationships, Not Just Infrastructure

As cities prepare for climate change in earnest, the importance of community connections cannot be overstated.

In Russia, the New Year's Vacation Is Marked by '10 Days of Horror'?

For the festive week ahead, a government minister is warning Russians about the greatest threat to the country: themselves.

Beware the Comeback of Rent Control

There's very little evidence that rent stabilization protects poor or vulnerable renters.

Banned in America, 2013 Edition: Conversion Therapy, Eating Horse Meat, Plus Many More

Grab tight your freedoms, America: The country's collective legislatures are unleashing a torrent of new regulations.