How the Southern city helped launch a billion-dollar business.
Researchers have proposed a number of theories over the years — from sensory overload to the economic value of time.
The geography of where in the U.S. people lack health insurance is striking.
How major industries have changed from their peak up to today.
Last year was a decent one for employment growth in large metros.
What the New York Times columnist got wrong in his recent look at the relationship between natural resources and knowledge-based development.
The company's new Seattle facility is a paragon of walkable, high-density development.
New York tops the Economist's new list of competitive cities.
Despite lower economic confidence nationwide, a majority of Americans say they are satisfied with the places they call home.
In a lot of cases, they may be the best way for metros to grow without succumbing to sprawl.
In Detroit: A Biography, journalist Scott Martelle finds the answers behind today's Motor City buried deep in its past.
Two designers imagine a vacant Los Angeles store front as a community hub.
College towns dominate when it comes to sports employment.
The company will build a swank new tech campus in the city, bringing in 3,600 new jobs.
One Washington builder asked neighbors what kind of store should fill an empty building. Is this the future of urban development?
A new report focuses on the dire situation in 15 big cities, and highlights the changing role of the public library.
Inequality in American cities turns on more than wages and skills: poverty and race are key indicators.
According to a new study, it's not just cheap labor that big tech companies are drawn to.
Miami's real estate prices have plummeted from their peak, but remain nearly 38 percent above their 2000 levels.