Excerpts from the cutting room floor of my latest magazine feature
Gentrification has long since arrived in Harlem, with plenty of LGBT residents. But they appear to be socializing elsewhere. Why? And does it matter?
Urban communities represent the true economic geography
It’s time to take the livability, sustainability, and prosperity of our urban areas more seriously
What you should—and shouldn't—expect from The Atlantic's newest website
Researchers in Sweden find that even dedicated drivers can learn to enjoy the subway
Residents in the southern resort town of Sochi, Russia are discovering what other Olympic host cities have already learned—some of them will have to move
Can cities maintain – or decrease – crime rates while cutting police budgets?
Which major U.S. cities provide the best, and worst, mix of playgrounds for their youngest residents?
Most of the world's capacity for economic growth is centered in its metro areas. Which cities top the list?
LOT-EK's Open School in Anyang forces visitors to confront the architectural contrasts right in front of them
Eight different ways to measure and think about what makes a city
The link between schooling and place isn’t going away any time soon
How a flying saucer ended up at the nexus of local politics and real estate development this summer
The Lone Star State’s only jobs advantage: 4 fast-growing metros
A 1965 promotional film for Detroit reminds us how far the city fell behind