An illustrated history of urban renewal in Roanoke, Virginia.
A biweekly tour of the ever-expanding cartographic landscape.
A new book argues that the U.S. is about to see more accessory dwelling units and guides homeowners on how to design and build them.
After a long fight between tenants and management, John Schmidt is waiting for U.S. Marshals to drag him out of Shoreline apartments, a Brutalist project designed by Paul Rudolph.
Portraits of the slain civil rights leader captured over time give us a view of history from neighborhoods that often go unrecorded.
"The city is the black man's land," reads one capsule in an exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Its curator explains why design is a critical part of the post-1968 urban and suburban landscape—and the museum itself.
Francois Prost’s new photo series looks at Tianducheng, a town built to look exactly like the City of Lights.
In a region of crazily ambitious megacities, this Persian Gulf urban project may be more viable.
Baltimore addressed its trash problem in its Inner Harbor with a floating water wheel. But it got public buy-in by giving it a personality.
A new BVG-Adidas collaboration means unlimited travel along Berlin’s public transit network for the rest of 2018. That is if you can find a pair.
Repurposed shipping containers and semi-trailers are finding a new life—as jails.
A "smart city" in Toronto might be a smart real-estate play for Sidewalk Labs. And for the public?
The heating crisis that closed the city’s public schools isn’t just about a lack of resources.
The company’s latest flagship will displace an Aboriginal cultural center in Melbourne.
The $1.6-billion Moynihan Station will be a bright, spacious improvement on Penn Station’s depressing environs—but it will leave many problems unsolved.
The small community of Gerritsen Beach was a pioneering cookie-cutter suburb in the 1920s.
The post-Harvey city needs to get denser and more urban.
The year's biggest stories in maps—and a few of the best maps, in stories.
CityLab’s guide to the #GrammableCity.
Professional basketball is pitching fans on place with its latest special-edition, locals-only jerseys.