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  1. A photo of an encampment of homeless people outside Minneapolis,
    Equity

    Why Minneapolis Just Made Zoning History

    The ambitious Minneapolis 2040 plan will encourage more dense housing development in single-family neighborhoods.

  2. A photo from the COPS24 climate conference in Katowice, Poland.
    Environment

    How Cities Can Lead on Climate Change Solutions

    The latest United Nations climate change report paints a dire picture, but IPCC co-chair Debra Roberts says urban residents have a critical role to play in addressing the crisis.

  3. The opulent anteroom to a ladies' restroom at the Ohio Theatre, a 1928 movie palace in Columbus, Ohio.
    Design

    The Glamorous, Sexist History of the Women’s Restroom Lounge

    Separate areas with sofas, vanities, and even writing tables used to put the “rest” in women’s restrooms. Why were these spaces built, and why did they vanish?

  4. A photo of an unfinished apartment building under construction in Torrance, California.
    Equity

    California's Pro-Housing YIMBYs Are Making Their Move

    The state’s lawmakers are getting serious about removing the most serious roadblock to building new affordable housing.

  5. A "Virginia is for Amazon Lovers" sign at an HQ2 press conference
    Life

    Mayors Should Take a Stand Against a Future Amazon HQ2

    Calling on federal government to regulate economic incentives is a cop-out. It’s time for America’s big cities and mayors to stand up to companies like Amazon.