Like a church tower used for hiding from the Nazis, and a paved-over river full of colossal spiderwebs.
Photographer Manuel Alvarez Diestro gives these monolithic boneyards a grim celebration.
The headquarters of the Communist Party's official newspaper is getting a golden coating in preparation for its debut.
The MTA's own operators are some of the system's most talented, and most prolific, chroniclers.
Fifty years after its destruction, the iconic building is gone but not forgotten.
Hey, is that field staring at me?
Birdhouse apartments, hanging human-sized nests, and other wonders are all featured in a gorgeous new book by Barcelona-based Loft Publications.
Photographer Philip Jarmain has spent years slipping into Detroit's historically significant abandoned spaces, now prey to scrap thieves, fire bombers, and municipal bulldozers.
Ciudad Caribia, built from scratch under the watch of Venezuela's late president, has many, many problems.
A new book invites Bill Clinton, Zadie Smith and more to explain what draws them to their favorite urban green space.
A visit to Nantes, the French city that's trying to distinguish itself by practically banning cars.
Closed for over 20 years, SEPTA's old Spring Garden station has become a "mecca" for local graffiti artists and urban explorers.
From Fort Sumter to Ellis Island, photos are pouring in of America's shuttered national monuments.
"Driving Richmond" reveals the personal side of city transit.
Faced with a glut of empty eyesores, Amsterdam rolls out the sod for free public golfing.
They're doing a much better job of maintaining and marketing foreclosed homes in white neighborhoods.
A public sculpture outside the Tate Modern plays screwy games with people's sense of perspective.
As the country has undergone massive political shifts, a new start-up culture has bloomed.
Paris has traditionally eschewed tall buildings, but a new wave of architects are looking to change that.