While its shuttered department stores cause headaches around the U.S., Sears’s massive 1920s warehouses represent a triumph of post-industrial urbanism.
From Austin to Atlanta, planned communities are tapping into geothermal power—and it has applications for denser urban neighborhoods, too.
“Often, lonely people long to be noticed by another person who says, ‘I see you.’” That’s where Sidewalk Talk comes in.
Has your city had the honor of being profanely recognized by these hip-hop kings?
When a major freeway closes, the expected gridlock almost never happens. This should teach us something about traffic.
Two years after a federal safety crackdown, the intercity option is carrying more passengers than ever.
From the Atlanta suburbs to Palm Springs, golf carts and neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) are increasingly found off the links.
Emerging partnerships hold promise for reducing car-reliance, but they raise questions about who’s winning out in the deal.
Reduce urban sprawl, for one thing.
Marietta is razing a number of housing complexes with low-income residents to make way for commercial development.
“I thought it was a plane exploding at first,” says a witness.
From Scalia's Tears to Ruth Bader Gin & Juice to the Pride Cocktail Tree.
The Southern capital has set the scene for dystopian thrillers such as Divergent and The Walking Dead, most notably via buildings designed by the architect John Portman.
The dominance of New York, and the decline of bus ridership.
Has the "public restroom of the future" arrived in Atlanta?
In Clarkston, a small suburb of Atlanta, refugee kids settle into their new home at the Fugees Academy.
MARTA CEO Keith Parker on the agency's hopeful future.
A casual experiment in Atlanta doesn't help dissuade "tourist trolley" fears.
Fears that new buses and trains will bring "unsavory people" persist, despite evidence to the contrary.
With The Bitter Southerner, editor Chuck Reece and his creative team explore the contradictions of the modern South.