From CityLab’s mailbag: Here are the personal stories about how maps shaped your lives.
Songs about maps cross all genres and emotions. Got suggestions for music to add to our playlist? Leave song and artist ideas in the comment below or tag @citylab on Twitter.
There There author Tommy Orange discusses his experience telling stories about Oakland and Native Americans, and why cities should be seen as part of the natural environment.
It’s been a rough couple of weeks.
In its second season, the podcast “There Goes the Neighborhood” explores the pressures of life in a changing Los Angeles—with lessons for listeners everywhere.
D.C.’s new innovation lab wanted to redesign red tape, and the city’s wonks were eager to help.
We’ll be searching for the city’s lost soul with “Vanishing New York” blogger and author Jeremiah Moss.
We found the best songs about neighborhoods and how they change.
From the California stop to the Pittsburgh left, questionable choices behind the wheel are less local than the names we give them—except when they aren’t.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we’ve come across in the last seven days.
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