The U.S. financial meltdown, coupled with a major education crisis, left the city reeling.
How shifting demand could pull real estate developers (in cities and the suburbs) in a new direction over the next generation.
A 20th century American childhood, all in one room.
Scholars are floating a new method of immigration sponsorship.
The Scottish trickster takes his bike crazy moves to the Bay.
Toilet Tuesday checks in on the always-exciting Japanese bathroom scene.
Then and now, all in one image.
A Portland company is betting that urban trend-setters will love this one-wheeled wonder.
Mayor Julián Castro understands the power of government during economic downturns. Will he address this at the Democratic National Convention?
Automated garages, long popular in Europe and Asia, could increase parking density in cities.
Transit officials say a pilot program has helped reduce garbage inside stations, but results elsewhere have been mixed.
Mind-blowing costumes, amazing music at the West Indian Day parade in Brooklyn.
Easing revitalization by placing the city's neighborhoods into one of three groups.
These hulking superblocks were once derided by Jane Jacobs. But the buildings might be perfect for aging populations.
The city's properties are being sucked up by out-of-towners who visit only a few weeks a year, turning neighborhoods into ghost towns.
There's a lot to see when you take away the street grid.
Despite recession-era setbacks, the city is celebrated as a success story. Can it stay that way?
It would make great wrapping for this package I need to mail.
Turns out the White House has one of the slower download speeds in the city.