The architect, who died yesterday at the age of 102, designed iconic modern buildings on prominent sites around the world. Here are some that delight and confound CityLab.
U.S. mayors are on the front lines of major global and societal change. It’s time for them to lead beyond the limits of their formal powers.
A virulent algae bloom feeding on agricultural nutrients has transformed the water, yet again, into something green and oozing.
The sport is growing in popularity, but illegal on many city streets. Can the country’s first urban dirt bike park overcome prejudice and become a model for building community?
A lesson from Cleveland: To avoid deepening inequality, prepare for economic growth before it starts.
When St. Luke’s Hospital closed its doors in 1998, it left a hole in its neighborhood. Today, after a massive restoration, it hosts affordable housing, a school, and space for local nonprofits.
America’s biggest, wealthiest cities aren’t succeeding at the expense of others, and breaking them up just doesn’t make sense.
There’s a decent chance these ghostly spinners will pop up Thursday on Lake Erie.
In a handful of cities, citizen urbanists are crowdfunding projects to make these overlooked stops much more engaging.
Hunger and trashed food are commanding attention at this summer's biggest events, from the political conventions to the Olympic Games.
City leaders looking to boost their political profiles may want to think twice.
Here’s hoping attendees brought their eye bleach.
Maybe too much of a good thing?
The city agreed to the payout in the 2014 death of the 12-year-old boy, but civil lawsuits are a blunt tool to bring about departmental changes.
Ghostly, seaborne twisters are in the forecast into the weekend.
More retirement and nursing homes are asking college students to move in, an arrangement that benefits everyone.
Predictions of a “severe” algae outbreak in 2015 look to be on track.
Close your mouths, everyone.
The downtown population is at an all-time high, and young workers are leading the way.
A grocery chain pulled the messianic brew after customer complaints.