The country’s postwar housing complexes were intended to represent a bold new era. Cody Ellingham’s eerie photographs emphasize their fading might.
A new study suggests that being on a higher floor in a building increases a person’s willingness to take financial risks.
A new show uses photographs of concrete buildings in their final days to argue for their preservation.
The artist’s new show at the Queens Museum manages to put a spotlight on community chaos and create seductive objects out of it.
The Democratic mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts, opposes a local church’s decision to shelter an undocumented immigrant.
After a bill passed by the Florida legislature is signed into law, the Sunshine State will gather more criminal-justice data and release it to the public.
Sixteen photographers capture their answer through stark landscapes, half-lit buildings, and colorful portraits.
Inspired by a 1973 arts program, a new triennial aims to make the city “a living museum of contemporary abstraction” and start a few conversations along the way.
Fifty years ago, 17-year-old Paula Crisostomo helped organize a multi-school walkout that galvanized the Mexican-American community in Los Angeles.
Through a special fund, New York City buys up delinquent mortgages to help homeowners and stabilize neighborhoods.
Philadelphia’s district attorney ran on an agenda to reform his city’s criminal justice system. Now he’s starting to with a new policy on bail. The question is: Can it work?
Natalie de Blois rarely received her due during a 50-year career. Now, a new zoning law in Manhattan’s Midtown East is helping a bank tear down one of her greatest achievements.
A new branding scheme for the small Indiana city builds off of its reputation for sophisticated modern design.
In “Sanctuary,” Derrick Adams uses history, fashion, and architecture to examine the way black Americans traveled in a period of highway expansion and limited civil rights.
A new tool from Trulia shows homebuyers and renters if a property is covered by LGBT nondiscrimination laws at the state, county, and city levels.
With the passage of a new resolution, Philadelphia becomes the latest city pushing to end money bail.
Texting people reminders makes them more likely to show up for court, according to a pilot program in New York City.
Photographer and architect Rafael Herrin-Ferri explores the borough’s expressive architecture.
A bill in the state legislature would protect cannabis users from federal enforcement, not unlike sanctuary policies for immigrants.
Announcing a new lawsuit against California, U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions called top officials an “embarrassment” in the most recent escalation of the battle between Sessions and the Golden State.
A photography exhibit revisits King’s impact on the fight for civil rights in the city.