Natasha Balwit

Natasha Balwit

Natasha Balwit is an editorial fellow at CityLab.

Race and the American Skyscraper: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

Portland's Answer to Climate Denial? Local Action

Mayor Charlie Hales talks to CityLab about regulating fossil fuels at the local level and organizing cities to take meaningful climate action on their own.

The Meaning of Home in an Uprooted World: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

Imagining the Housing of the Future: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

Americans Aren't as Mobile as You Think: 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 the 'Forgotten Class' Rewrote 2016: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

Why Republican Candidates Gave Up on American Cities: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

Portland Does Away With Demolition for Its Oldest Homes

As single-family homes make way for multi-unit condos, those built before 1916 must be deconstructed rather than demolished.

The Streets That Make America, Through Legacy and Regeneration: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

To Map Crisis Zones, Humanitarian Groups Turn to the Crowd

With a smartphone app and some idle time, you can help groups like the Red Cross navigate areas in need.

The Rise of the City Geek: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

Forced Out by a Landlord With Gentrification In Mind: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

In the Southwest, the Best Tacos Are Flat, Fried, and Puffy

Navajo tacos reveal the region’s Native American history.

What It Takes to Evacuate 2 Million People: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

Giving Penn Station Its Glory Back: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

Why Chicago Needs to Focus on Unsolved Murders: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

In Santa Fe, Tradition and Identity Clash Over an Annual Festival

Can one of America's earliest civic celebrations reckon with its violent colonial roots?

A Lone Public Defender Is Pushed to Her Limits: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

A Florida Suburb Turns Into an Ubertown: Best #Cityreads of the Week

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

How Forests Become Refuges for Homeless People, and Why Locals Get Mad: Best #CityReads of the Week

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