The past weeks have seen the largest number of Americans taking to the streets since the Occupy and Iraq War protests. But what really sets these ongoing actions apart is that they are in so many cities—and spread out across them.
Remnants of a final wave of federal land grants, hundreds of 1950s "jackrabbit homesteads" still haunt a distant corner of the Mojave desert.
Damon Davis has long created dynamic works that have helped his divided hometown of St. Louis communicate. In the wake of the Michael Brown case, he's been called to make art that is itself a form of protest.
Buenos Aires' oldest subways cars didn't quite make it to 100 years in service. State and city officials hope to give new life to the retired La Brugeoise cars soon.
A small but thriving industry has cropped up around New York City high schools that forbid students from having phones on campus.
From city to city, law enforcement guidelines on crowd control and the use of force and firearms vary widely.
Peaceful demonstrations were quickly overshadowed by violence.
Now largely obsolete, these Escher-like cisterns were once monuments of public life. And in the midst of water shortage, stepwells may refill their civic role.
After nearly 20 years of passport-free travel in parts of Western and Central Europe, many former checkpoints resemble ghost towns.
A conversation with the head of MTA's Arts & Design program.
A quarter century after its removal, sections of the infamous concrete barrier have found new homes all over the world.
One photographer's investigation of Atlantic City shows how far the city is today from the romance of the classic board game.
Bonfires and masks for everyone's favorite anarchist.
These immense sky divots are the result of human activity.
Street photographer Dougie Wallace delves into the "total f------ chaos" of the popular British nightlife spot.
This sofa would really tie an (autopsy) room together.
The city-owned Villa Torlonia will now offer tours inside the former dictator's hideouts.
It sounds impossible, but these shots bring out an impressionist dreaminess.
A look back at one of the first failed preservation efforts in newly preservation-minded 1960s New York.