Urban Core

Population Growth in Dense U.S. Cities: Short-Term Correction or Long-Term Trend?

People are moving to city centers in record numbers, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's a permanent change in where Americans want to live.  

The Secret to D.C.'s Stunning Population Growth? Old People

Lessons on preserving the urban core from the nation's capital.

Anatomy of a Boomtown: The Real Story Behind the Rise of Charlotte

Despite recession-era setbacks, the city is celebrated as a success story. Can it stay that way?