Flooding has filled the city's romantic streets and squares with water.
New research finds that paving streets boosts housing wealth, which boosts credit use, which boosts household consumption — all for little cost.
The meaning of this little film seems to be: If your bike is stolen, it's probably being ridden by somebody who loves it a lot more than you.
A look at some of the country's forward-thinking projects.
They often feel particularly isolated and alone. But a small group of developers is trying to change that.
Quasi-legal buildings are popping up for rent all over the city, and officials are doing little to regulate these Dickensian dwellings.
Municipal governments can't sit idly by while tax-exempt organizations get services for free.
The internet has changed things, but probably not how you think.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Jonathan Trappe is hoping to fly from Maine to Paris in a lifeboat suspended from a handful of helium balloons.
On Tuesday, voters in those states legalized marijuana for recreational use. But the administration could make implementation very difficult.
A short documentary examines how to prevent South Lake Union from becoming another blah maze of featureless buildings.
Harvard's new ecological urbanism app explores current practices, emerging trends, and opportunities for new initiatives.
Ever wanted to eat dinner on the toilet? In China, you can!
The Islanders asked Long Island for a more urban stadium. Voters refused, and the rest is history.
This developer has done more than almost anyone else to promote green affordable housing.
Economist Matthew Kahn wonders how coastal areas might adapt to climate change without federal assistance.
A new exhibit from the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association showcases the simple visualizations of complex ideas that have changed how we live.
Segway Inc. has fallen out of the news. Perhaps it shouldn't have.