Karim Doumar

Karim Doumar

Karim Doumar is an editorial fellow at CityLab.

This picture shows a few children playing on the swings at a park.

How a New Park Fits Detroit’s Plan to Bring Its Neighborhoods Back

The reuse of over a dozen vacant lots in the Fitzgerald neighborhood illustrates the city’s holistic approach to redevelopment outside of downtown.

How Trump Is Targeting California’s Air Pollution Standards

At stake: The state’s half-century-long right to regulate auto emissions.

The Teen Who Wanted to Fix Atlanta’s Noise Pollution Problem

In the 1970s, one local high-school girl went to some of the loudest parts of the city to see just how bad the problem was.

This picture shows the inside of Burlington Station, which now houses a local TV channel.

A Local TV Station’s Preservationist Side

Why KETV in Omaha moved in to the city’s beloved 120-year-old train station.

A crowd with signs that say "protect renters" at a press conference.

Rent Control Is Gaining Steam in California

The state could become the first to overturn a ban by ballot initiative.

Seeing the Beauty in Ukraine’s Soviet Architecture

The authors of an upcoming book on the nation’s most threatened buildings have a dramatic short film that makes a case for preservation.