Paul Allen was the city’s preeminent philanthropist and real estate developer up until his death earlier this week. His legacy reveals something broader about the twinned nature of Seattle and its native software son.
Binge-watch it if you’re not sure what to do with your extra house.
The school system’s plan to build affordable apartment units for the city’s teachers has triggered a fierce backlash in one affluent area.
The Supreme Court ruling that rescued the icon also opened the door for other, more controversial preservation cases.
Closing the sidewalk in front of the President’s home would mean demolishing the country’s most vital public forum—and another norm shattered by the Trump administration.
The economic gap between have and have-not places continues to widen.
What's really the most dangerous American city? The way crimes are currently counted can easily confuse and mislead.
A decade ago, Georgia tried to implement a similar “exact-match” voter registration system but was thwarted by a key section of the Voting Rights Act. That section has been removed, leaving voters of color unprotected.
In Durham, North Carolina, abandoned factories are becoming tech hubs and microbreweries. But building a shared commitment to its most vulnerable citizens could be a trickier feat of redevelopment.
Baltimore City’s health commissioner leaves her post Friday to become president of Planned Parenthood, and she’s bringing her relentless work ethic along with her.
More citizen-initiated measures are making it onto the ballot than ever before. But in cities and states where they’re able, legislators are taking steps to alter them.
Come for the free lactation consultation. Stay for the fellow moms.
Other areas, not so much.
We have good data about flood risks. The challenge is getting it to people when they need it, in a way that’s useful.
In the eighth “Invisible Borders” road trip, a group of African artists and writers send dispatches from the continent’s cities and border towns.
The French capital, under Mayor Anne Hidalgo, could be a model for how cities can mitigate and plan for climate change. But change has not come easily.
Many descendants of the original Coconut Grove community own property in the neighborhood today, but development is a serious concern and a large part of the community is fighting to protect their homes.
An artist contemplates Mayan life in the face of a U.S. architectural icon that fails to truly represent it.
The police officer who killed Laquan McDonald was convicted on Friday, despite a "Black Boogeyman" stereotype he cited to justify his fear of the unarmed teenager.
The perception of demographic change can be more powerful than the reality of it, according to new research on how white residents can feel threatened by racial and ethnic shifts.
Close congressional races this November will likely hinge on the moods of suburban voters, a new CityLab analysis finds.