Leonard Nimoy's Spock represented the aspirational, utopian thinking that Americans are still desperate to see accomplished in their lifetimes—and in their cities.
Looking back on our series about the people and ideas changing cities around the world.
Now is the winter of our productivity.
The mayor of Gary is determined to stop a tide of vacant, neglected buildings in her post-industrial city. Data-rich parcel mapping is the first step.
Carol M. Highsmith is out to create a comprehensive visual record of the U.S.—and she's donating it all.
The Heatonist store will offer 150 varieties of fiery goodness.
The New York Public Library needs a hand with its ambitious "Google Maps of yesteryears" project.
But their presence during implosions is making some people unhappy.
Valparaiso, Chile's third-largest city, is tackling its garbage problem with a new fleet of brightly painted trucks.
A new analysis suggests that jobs previously lost to the suburbs are returning to the core.
Labor has become more efficient and profitable, but employees aren't sharing in the benefits.
Longshoremen play an indispensable role in getting 90 percent of consumer goods into the country—and they know how to use that to their advantage.
Cities need to get on-brand with their brands, because the situation is hilariously bad.
Foamy liquids have stronger structural integrity and are less likely to slosh all over your lap, according to new research.
The new documentary Southeast 67 tracks 67 kids from Southeast D.C. who were granted college scholarships in the 1990s.
A photographer spent years watching heavy machinery hurl MTA cars into the Atlantic.
Despite being applauded by many, the "miraculous" prosperity of the Twin Cities is only a reality for a certain slice of their population.
Can you guess what Tallahassee, Trenton, and Tucson all have in common?
Inside the artist-in-residence program at the San Francisco dump.