While its shuttered department stores cause headaches around the U.S., Sears’s massive 1920s warehouses represent a triumph of post-industrial urbanism.
America’s smaller cities are winning people back with an explosion of new residential and entertainment options. Now they need to get serious about private sector job growth—and tech isn’t the silver bullet.
Limited city budgets and rising building costs create a recipe for disaster.
Minnesota’s Twin Cities, one of the most prosperous areas in the nation, is reckoning with its inequities.
Earning a living in the U.S. is proving difficult for Minneapolis’s large Somali community.
A Minneapolis community seeks to counteract centuries of federal policies that have put its people at a disadvantage.
A civil rights movement unfolds in Minneapolis, the city with the most celebrated urban green spaces in the country.
Once known for their inclusiveness, Minneapolis and St. Paul have become more divided in recent decades.
Minnesota highways have gotten a lot more interesting with the addition of launch-ramps.
In Minnesota’s Twin Cities region, fair housing advocates are engaged in a fierce debate over just how much race matters.
A Minnesota law professor says racial integration is the key to stable and prosperous suburbs.
After a period of rapid diversification, the town outside the Twin Cities faces rising poverty and housing challenges.
The “emergency” moratorium will give planners a chance to design a more pedestrian-friendly place.
Police are searching for three white suspects, and say that none of the injuries are life-threatening.
A pilot program in Minnesota will combine bike-share with canoes and kayaks to encourage multimodal travel around the Mississippi River.
“Natural” swimming pools are common in Europe, but the U.S. has its first public version at Webber Park in Minneapolis.
In the Twin Cities they made a 10-minute wait feel like a breezy 7 minutes.
Thanks to some sweeping government action, umlauts have returned to highway signs for this Minnesota town.
Local leaders are using a "do-test-learn" approach that other cities can emulate.
But partial autonomous technology can still improve transit systems.