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You Are Where You Wear

The often subtle (and occasionally lucrative) art of expressing city pride, via t-shirt.

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The Official Guide to Tactical Urbanism

A new book offers case studies and tips on creating quick and effective urban interventions.

Postcard From Pripyat

Scenes from Chernobyl's ghost town.

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James Q. Wilson, 'Broken Windows' Author, Dies at 80

The political scientist forever changed community policing and neighborhood safety practices.

Scenes From a Lollipop House

A modest-sized home makes a bold statement in this South Korean neighborhood.

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The Future of the Public Housing Project

Mixed-use, mixed-income neighborhoods can improve quality of life for the urban poor.

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Can a Highway Median Become an Alluring Public Space?

That's the question in Miami, where a design firm has created a temporary pop-up park, complete with sod and seating.

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For the Urban Poor, a Downside to Residential Mobility

A new study finds "unintended political consequences" of HUD's program to place poor families in higher-income neighborhoods.

21st Century Parks

Louisville's Mega-Park

The Parklands will transform stalled developments and vacant farmland into an ambitious park system.

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Where to Find a Creative Class Job in 2020

High-paid knowledge, professional, and creative class occupations will add roughly 7 million new jobs by 2020. Here's where you'll find them.

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Property Value Decline of the Day: -2.5 Percent

Billions of dollars in investment have not helped Newham, the borough that will host London's Olympics.

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Sprinkles Cupcakes Explains Its 24-Hour 'Cupcake ATM'

The company says it plans to launch round-the-clock, cupcake-dispensing automatons in not just Beverly Hills, but every city it's located in.

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This Week in Bans: Belarus Kills Off 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

Also recently banned in cities around the world: yobbos terrorizing a London suburb, "cruel" live-chicken art and the public roasting of whole cows in Phnom Penh.

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What Intersections Would Look Like in a World of Driverless Cars

Imagining a future without lights and stop signs.

Postcard From Detroit

The abandoned book depository.

What Would You Pay for a Hotel Room Covered in Graffiti?

Artists turn half a room into a wild wall of street art and leave the other half stark white; the results are incredible.  

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How To Protect America's Countryside from Sprawl

The sustainability community has turned some overdue attention to small towns. But how can we preserve the places in between?

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Is Urbanism Slowing the Rise of Car Travel?

If Americans have really reached "peak driving," recent changes in land use may be a reason why.

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The Only Elected Regional Government in the U.S.

Why has no other region followed the model of metropolitan Portland?