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Concert of the Day: A Free Show at the Epicenter of Homelessness in L.A.

Street festival aims to reduce the stigma of Skid Row

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After Demolishing a Highway, How Should a City Rebuild?

A round-up of the best comments from this week's The Big Fix

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A Boston Museum's Deft Attempt at Balancing Old and New

How the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum walked the tightrope between its founder's wishes and a sleek new design

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Great and Not-So-Great Subway Logos

A look at the best and worst designs from around the world

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Postcard From Belem

A birthday for Brazil's port city and other news

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Do Cities Need Universities to Survive?

Four university presidents detail what they can (and can't) provide a city

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How an Ink Cartridge Trashed in Seattle Ended Up in Mexico

A group of MIT scientists chronicles the long, sad journey of our waste

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What the Eurostar's Success Means for California HSR

A new study shows just how much high-speed rail dominates the Paris-to-London trip and concludes it would compete with air travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco

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The Problem With Blaming Food Deserts

With less concentrated poverty, food access issues get more complex

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The Most Powerful Constituency in the 2012 Campaign: The Suburbs

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have been getting most of their campaign contributions from the same place: the monied ‘burbs.

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Height of the Day: 720 Meters

The size of the India Tower. It would, if built, be the second highest skyscraper in the world

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Urban Growth Contaminating Lake Titicaca

Pollution mounts as cities grow and sewage infrastructure lags

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The Evolution of England's First Planned Community

In 1901, a team of social do-gooders teamed up to build a clean, green city. A look at their legacy, more than a century later

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In London, Brutalism and a Boat

A whimsical architecture firm installs a steamship on top of Queen Elizabeth Hall

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Postcard From Lyon

Shoppers strip down to their skivvies for free clothes and other news

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A Sculpture of Our Transportation Future

A new kinetic sculpture in Los Angeles envisions a city with smoothly flowing cars traveling at 240 mph

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How To Make a City Healthy

A group outlines eight key pillars of sustainable communities

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Vancouver's Gondola Dreams May Be Too Expensive To Come True

The Canadian city has good reason to want to install the somewhat novel transit option on Burnaby Mountain, but the numbers still don't add up

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The Science of How We Walk

An emerging field of research is devoted to studying pedestrian behavior