New York and Chicago's Century-Old Skyscraper Contest

The cities have been locked in battle since 1885, with no signs of stopping.


At Least 6 People Were Killed in the Philadelphia Building Collapse

A partially demolished building fell onto a Salvation Army thrift store, trapping more than a dozen people inside.


Rescuers Dig Through Rubble After 2 Buildings Collapse in Philadelphia

A four-story structure undergoing demolition collapsed onto a thrift store in Center City this morning.


The Tallest Building in Chechnya Is Engulfed in Flames

No injuries have been reported.


Are Huge Houses Really Going Out of Style?

New data from the National Association of Homebuilders suggest it hasn't happened yet.

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

America's Housing Stock Mismatch

As household sizes continue to fall, the size of our homes keeps getting bigger