When it comes to new ideas, city size may not matter as much today as it did in the past.
American workers have a major skills deficit that varies by race, ethnicity, and nativity.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
America has lost a titan of design and planning. It's time that everyone learned his name.
Nevada now employs 60 percent fewer construction workers than it did during the housing boom. Some found new careers. Others left the country.
These old air-mail beacons are visible all over the land (if you know where to look).
The pop-up food event that started in Helsinki four years ago has already spread to 68 countries around the world.
Here's what we can do about it.
Is this an encouraging sign in the fight against rising sea levels?
Meet the "Blocks of New York."
In Clarkston, a small suburb of Atlanta, refugee kids settle into their new home at the Fugees Academy.
EUR was once one of Rome's more exclusive areas. It wasn't sex workers who caused its recent problems.
One successful program pays for an intensive training class, subsidizes wages for the jobless, and has an 80 percent placement rate. Can it be scaled?
Despite economic growth in Central and Eastern Europe, the continent is still migrating to the Northwest.
An interactive map takes down D.C.'s urban legends. Expanded, it could offer a hyperlocal look at the lore of cities across the country.
Boxed Water Is Better is ... water, in a box instead of a bottle. But its main virtue is that Boxed Water is shipped better.
Since 2007, the private sector has added 2.4 million new jobs. Retail has lost 60,000.
For all its lushness, the state imports the vast majority of its food. Advocates like Hunter Heaivilin think they have the solution.