CityLab investigated this workout showdown.
A design firm worked with residents of the Katrina-ravaged neighborhood to create a rare play space for kids and families.
Urban green space is a balm for all sorts of stuff. In a new book, The Nature Fix, Florence Williams makes the case for why we should all be spending more time outside.
An influx of partygoers presents tricky logistical questions for enclaves that see their numbers swell.
How did 18th-century urban dwellers make sense of their loud and stinky worlds? Historian Carolyn Purnell explains.
A new photography exhibit shows that being Muslim and being American are not mutually exclusive.
Celebrity chefs are at the helm of an avant-garde restaurant on top of Selfridges department store.
Joe Bochynski’s fake archaeology challenges viewers to figure out what’s believable and what’s not.
Inclusive playgrounds accommodate kids with disabilities, fostering fun and compassion for all.
You can take the horror film out of the city and out of the suburbs, and racism for black people will still be scary.
A short documentary shows how warehouse dance parties, rooftop pop-and-lock sessions, and motorcycle stunts help young Egyptians reclaim neglected spaces.
No one knows why Ojen became so popular in the city, but it has long been the party liqueur of choice.
This short film profiles a troupe getting ready to boogie in Hackney.
The London artist Stanza has been crowdsourcing sounds from various cities since the ‘90s and wants people to use them for personal projects.
The massive shopping center, to celebrate its 25th anniversary, wants to bring on an artist—to write in the mall, about the mall, and for the mall.
For a little Vietnamese pho shop in Seattle, home to a three-liter noodle bowl, popularity was a boon and a headache.
A design challenge asked architects, book enthusiasts, and doodlers to rethink the little free library.
A new book offers a toolkit to help urbanites look closely and carefully.