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The Case for Cul-de-Sacs

People who live in them actually have greater social cohesion, according to one sociologist.

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A Map That Shows When Any Street Aligns With the Sunset

Manhattanhenge for every New York City neighborhood.

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Urban Fabric of the Day: City Quilts

The city is getting soft.

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Can You Tell a City By Its Blocks?

What if blocks could be extracted, stripped of all but their essential form, and lined up for inspection? Would we know a place by the sum of its parts?

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What Mumbai and Beijing Can Learn From New York

Two recent exhibits highlight American planning's strengths alongside its great weaknesses.