Lex Berko

Lex Berko

Lex Berko is a former associate editor at CityLab.

Rethinking Whole Foods in Detroit: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

What It Takes to Become a Taxi Driver in London: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

Memorial Murals and the Erosion of Time: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

Tracing the Scattered Pieces of the Berlin Wall: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

How Does a Building Become Sacred? Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

When Streets Aren't Safe for Children: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

Adapting America's Public Libraries for the Digital Age

A new report from the Aspen Institute discusses the future of an important institution.

Catastrophe, Twitter, and Our Changing Relationship to Place: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

Nature Flourishes in Our Cities' Vacant Lots: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

Musings on Chicago's Bloomingdale Trail: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

The Photography Book London Officials Never Wanted You to See

Subterranean London compiles the images of a dozen photographers who explored the city's underground spaces without permission.

You Can Help Identify Chicago's Wild Animals

Name that critter—from the comfort of your couch.

Will Newark's Feel-Good Street Signs Reduce Crime?: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

The Sole of Louisiana's Boot Is Disintegrating: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

Local Charities Seem Great If You're White and Rich

Many factors influence people's attitudes about community service organizations, including whether or not they know those groups exist.

The Power of Walking: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

A Resurgence of Ravens in New York City: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

The Effects of Chicago's Violence on Children: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

Learning How to Read Your City's Streets: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.

What to Expect From Your Future Library: Best #Cityreads of the Week

A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.