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A $6.2 Million Apartment for a 2-Year-Old? Such is NYC's Luxury Housing Market

The high-end residential developments that have come to dominate Manhattan have the potential to generate not only tax revenue, but also solitude.

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After Decades of Sprawl, Density Comes to Denver

The city's push for transit-oriented development has paid off, according to a new report.

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Not All Density Is Created Equal

For walkable cities, it's more about finding the right kind of density.

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Having Your Own Corner Office Is Like Living in Suburbia

How companies are (or should be) structured like cities.

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Density vs. Livability in the World's Biggest Cities

The two don't necessarily go together, according to a new report.

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Mapping the Census: A Dot for Every Person

A perfect representation of density.

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Do Places Seem Farther Away When You Have to Walk to Get There?

Turns out pedestrians who live in cities consistently over-estimate the amount of time it takes to walk somewhere. Why this matters to density.

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Why Denser Cities Are Smarter and More Productive

Another wrinkle in the density discussion.

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The Case for Listening to NIMBYs

We’ll never make much progress by ignoring them.

Chris Howard

The Real Reason Cities Lean Democratic

How politics are inseparable from density, and what this means for Republicans.

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America's Truly Densest Metros

New Census data offers insight on a better way to measure the density of U.S. cities.

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New Research Finds Urban Form Plays Little Role in Sustainability

The compactness of cities may not be a determining factor when it comes to energy use.

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The Limits of Density

Denser cities are more productive, more innovative, and more energy efficient. But only up to a point. 

New York City: The Nation's Second Leading Tech Hub

In the last few years, New York has risen to prominence in the world of tech start-ups.

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U.S. Urban Population Is Up ... But What Does 'Urban' Really Mean?

Census definitions include a wide spectrum of places that count as cities.

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The Science of Quieter Cities

Tired of listening to your neighbor's shoes, the garbage truck, and the sound of car traffic? What if you didn't have to?

Explaining Transit's Secret Language

In his new book, blogger-turned-author Jarrett Walker shows how transportation really works.

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Is Urbanism Slowing the Rise of Car Travel?

If Americans have really reached "peak driving," recent changes in land use may be a reason why.

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Should Building Taller Be Much, Much Easier?

Effective height restrictions may be hurting more of our cities than we realize.