The question of whether to demolish the home of the city-state’s former leader raises questions in a country that paves over the past.
A bill introduced to New York’s City Council would compel landlords to eradicate mold, vermin, and other asthma triggers that are particularly pervasive in low-rent units.
A new report teases out the causes and costs of joblessness among the city’s young people without high-school diplomas.
Author Richard Louv invites us to imagine a future filled with urban parks, greenery, and gardens.
A recent study makes a case for the government to engage with slums, rather than relocating inhabitants to cities’ outskirts.
A new film follows the men playing in a soccer match comprised of laborers constructing buildings for the 2022 tournament.
A lifetime of discrimination puts this generation at higher risk for social isolation, health problems, and economic insecurity. What can be done?
Splintered school districts and the rise of charter schools are among the forces separating black and Latino students from their white counterparts.
Isla Rowntree started a company to give children the best ride possible. Now she’s working to make the bikes sustainable.
Trump’s education budget aims to deliver a big boost to “school choice”—and siphon resources from urban schools in low-income areas.
Just 16 percent of children who grow up in poverty manage to become economically successful adults. How do they do it?
Informal ridesharing is technically illegal, but it will likely endure—just as it has for a century.
The government recently announced that gas cars will be phased out by 2030.
The city organized a massive outreach campaign when it learned that low-income communities didn’t know about its free cooling stations.
Two Yale professors are using immersive technology to enable connections between communities of color in low-income neighborhoods across four U.S. cities.
In a country that really loves its trains, the latest wonder is about more than just a fancy trip.
Do stunning structures leave enough room for kids' imaginations?
The flexible, spacious school rooms of the 1960s and ‘70s often failed miserably. Why are some designers and educators trying to bring them back?
In Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities, members-only meetinghouses continue to occupy prime real estate.
In the face of development, some steadfast souls refuse to budge.
Years ago, housing experts predicted a housing crisis brought on by “the great senior sell-off.” But the seniors aren’t selling—yet.