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Searching for Ostalgie

Berlin's East Germany obsession is easy to find for tourists, but more complicated for locals

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The U.S. Metros That Can Most Afford to Buy Gifts This Year

Unsurprisingly, 15 of the top 20 most economically advantaged metros are located on the East and West Coasts

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Timeline of the Day: Is Siem Reap Asia's Next Gay Mecca?

The city's gay scene is exploding

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Manila’s 'Christmas Lanes' Streamline Holiday Traffic

The Philippines capital turns roads into temporary highways to ease shopping-related congestion

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A Plan for America's Largest Urban Park

A new initiative will convert 140,000 acres in Chicago into a public recreation "hub"

Postcard From Prague

A city mourns Vaclav Havel and other news

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What Cornell's New Tech Campus Means for New York's Roosevelt Island

First things first: Students are going to need more transit options between the proposed campus and Manhattan

Josh Dudley

The Burgeoning Field of Security Perimeter Design

As bollards and Jersey barriers become ubiquitous, architects and designers look for ways to make them less hideous

Building a Greener Dorm

New apartments at the College of William & Mary will cut energy consumption by about 75 percent

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The Problem With Palm Trees

They may look pretty, but fronds hurt cities' sustainability efforts

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Glendale Residents Reluctantly Let Go of Their Astroturf

The California town has banned plastic lawns over environmental concerns

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Security Cameras As Planning Tools

A network of cameras will augment planning – and law enforcement – in New Delhi

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Oddity of the Day: Nativity Scene Starring Hugo Chavez

A collection of some strange Christmas scenes from cities around the world

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11 New Buildings to Visit in 2012

You might have missed these new buildings, but they're definitely worth checking out in 2012

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Are Small Rust Belt Cities the Future of Green?

In her new book, Catherine Tumber argues that cities like Flint and Syracuse will lead the way to sustainability

Postcard From Rochester

The best online ode to a city you'll see and other news

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How Public Transit Celebrates the Holidays

A roundup of the best train lights and subway car decorations

Merge Invisible

An Artistic X-Ray for Buildings in Budapest

A group of artists commemorate demolished old buildings with scenes from the past

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The Evolution of Traffic Accidents in New York

Fatalities are on pace to hit their lowest mark in a century. A look back at the way things were when traffic statistics began