Eighty years ago, the balloons were instead weird animals and dead-eyed people.
To sleep, perchance to freak out some fellow commuters.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has assembled a fantastic collection of art and tagging, including a face from 1777 drawn in a British soldier's blood.
How the introduction of new technology led the entire country to take basically the same photograph.
Examples of just how difficult it is for children around the world to access education
It's a faithful, NASA-guided model of our solar system's burning star (just 100 million times smaller).
The city's "emerald necklace" is a 1,100-acre chain of green spaces connecting the Boston Common to five additional parks and an arboretum.
Good luck trying to place a call in this booth-cum-aquarium.
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.