If Alice Austen weren't a real person, some novelist might have had to invent her.
Kirk Crippens has been taking pictures of Stockton, California, since its housing bubble famously burst.
Herbert Baglione's loathsome shadow-creatures sprout from old wheelchairs and slide into darkened rooms in this fantastically atmospheric intervention.
Need to get from the bedroom into the foyer? Try one of these quirky chutes.
Graffiti and street artists around the world find their latest inspiration in the beleaguered NSA whistleblower.
A new exhibition transforms the "utterly ordinary" parts of New York City life into urban icons.
A look into the mind of the often subtle urban interventionist.
Counterfeit copies of Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's massive sculpture are popping up across China.
An illumination project for America's most famous obelisk.
The Bay Area's Jenny Odell creates maddeningly complex sets of similar structures, like stadiums, nuclear plants and cargo ships.
A playful exercise in jam-packed city living.
In Instagram photos.
You won't find better old cityscapes than the ones in this Library of Congress collection.
A day in the life of Brazil's subway and bus commuters.
OK, who dropped acid into England's water supply?
At least, that's not what's going on in this widely circulated photo of a sinkhole filled with bright green ooze.
A photographer stumbles on a payphone 'graveyard' in West Harlem.
Can virtual ball drops and bizarre car sculptures help people see the Rust Belt city in new ways?