A new book shows the historical roots behind the concentration of left-leaning Democrats in large cities and metro areas.
Growing up in Israel, I relied on landmarks to navigate; today’s residents rely on smartphones. But what are they missing?
In some cities, a skyline full of construction equipment has become synonymous with change and displacement. But there are things cranes can’t tell you.
College towns and big coastal cities top our ranking of the metros where it’s easiest to live without a car.
With cheap flights and Airbnb at their fingertips, British travelers have branched out from the package beach vacations that were Thomas Cook’s specialty.
A simple phone-line change is poised to put millions more people in touch with sympathetic strangers.
The skittish rodents are always listening for cues that tell them if they’re safe or not—including to the sounds of their avian friends.
A new study finds that the home-based businesses of poor women in a Colombian city are much more successful when they are located on the street level.
Much of the country won’t see those vibrant oranges and reds until mid-October, which leaves plenty of time for leaf peepers to plan their autumn road trips.
Atlanta and Chicago top the list of U.S. cities that are watching their citizens with security cameras, but China leads the world when it comes to official surveillance.
The German company Siemens is launching an ambitious adaptive reuse project to revitalize its historic corporate campus, with a modern data-collecting twist.
Before economic-development agencies existed in America, some journalists amassed reams of data and published thousands of pages to promote their home cities.
Using geotagged tweets, researchers found four types of social connectedness in big U.S. cities, exemplified by New York, San Francisco, Detroit, and Miami.
The recent loss of popular murals and local pubs is fueling a deeper angst over mass tourism, redevelopment and urban transformation in the Irish capital.
Millennial movers have hastened the growth of left-leaning metros in southern red states such as Texas, Arizona, and Georgia. It could be the biggest political story of the 2020s.
The 150-year history of how a once-rural party became synonymous with density.
A historian on the Ken Burns documentary Country Music explains why the Tennessee capital’s bond with country music endures, even as the city has boomed.
As East Harlem waits for the Trump Administration to fund the Second Avenue subway, the Uptown GrandScale Mural Project is changing blight to beauty.
These cities all suffered notorious municipal scandals. What have officials and voters done to tackle corruption and keep it from happening again?