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A World Class Theater Designed Like a Community Meeting Space

The new SFJAZZ center in San Francisco drew its inspiration from spaces like Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple in Chicago.

Creative Urban Budget Solution of the Day: Crowdfunding City Programs

Chicago is trying to raise $480,000 for a youth basketball league.

Delaying Car and Home Ownership Has Helped Millennials Dramatically Reduce Their Debt

Young Americans have been offloading debt at a much higher rate than older generations.

See Machines Tear Up the Bowels of New York

The latest photos from the city's underground train tunnel expansion.

The Best Parking App We've Ever Seen

How risky is it to run inside for that cup of coffee without feeding the meter? SpotAgent will figure that out for you.

A Mapped History of Train Travel in the United States

On the 209th birthday of the first steam engine trip, how the Civil War impeded, then accelerated, the progress of America's trains.

China's Spectacularly Silly Plan to Curb Air Pollution

We hate to disappoint, but banning BBQ won't do much.

Incredible Pictures From the World's Coldest City

No more complaining about a little snow.

Washington, D.C. Unveils an Ambitious New Sustainability Plan

Proposals seek to halve the city's greenhouse gas emissions, boost walkability, and cut the obesity rate.

An App That Tells You How Walkable a Street Really Is

Walkonomics looks at small things -- sidewalk quality, hilliness -- that make a real difference to walkers.

New York's 'Affordable Housing' Isn't Always Affordable

A new report finds that two-thirds of newly developed units are too expensive for local residents.

One of America's Oldest Shopping Malls Converts to Micro-Apartments

The Arcade Providence will offer 48 units starting at $550 a month.

The Myth of the Commuting Criminal

Research has repeatedly shown that crime doesn't necessarily accompany transit, but that lingering fear still threatens new transportation projects.

No More Alcohol for Egypt's Suburbs

Also, a Sydney mall muzzles screaming children and Winston Churchill gets the axe from downtown Nottingham.

Let's Pray This Doesn't Catch On: Blood-Based Graffiti

You might never look at red graffiti the same way again.

Class-Divided Cities: Atlanta Edition

The fifth installment in our series mapping the class divides in America's cities and metros.

Lovelorn Map of the Day: Top Missed Connections Locations by State

You may be more likely to spot a potential mate at a Walmart in a whopping 15 states.

JFK's Once Futuristic Pan Am Terminal Is In Danger of Getting Torn Down

Can an online campaign save this iconic piece of aviation architecture from demolition?

Quantifying Downtown Detroit's Comeback

Exactly how the Motor City is rebuilding its urban core.