An artist’s apartment in Tehran was meticulously recreated in Pittsburgh, inviting Americans and Iranians to inhabit the same space, half a world apart.
To untangle the roads of Allegheny County, a 1940s traffic engineer devised an ingenious way to help people like me find their way around.
Njaimeh Njie’s art series honoring black lives in Pittsburgh’s Hill District emerges as reports show that black lives haven’t mattered much in the city.
Pittsburgh is the worst place for black women to live in for just about every indicator of livability, says the city’s Gender Equity Commission.
A conversation with the trio of authors behind a new book about the Steel City’s mid-20th-century transformation.
A Bjarke Ingels Group-led plan from 2015 has given way to a more “practical” design for the Lower Hill District. Concerns over true affordable housing remain.
Aluminum City Terrace was a project of the Federal Works Agency and the only multi-tenant housing taken on by Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer in the U.S.
Pittsburgh could be the bellwether city in Pennsylvania, defying state law to pass gun control ordinances, but first it has to get past its own district attorney.
After the Tree of Life synagogue shooting, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto stands committed to gun control legislation despite a direct confrontation with Pennsylvania state law.
As U.S. cities hire nightlife officials, we talked to people on the job about what they really do—and why you shouldn’t call them “night mayors” at all.
The Jewish community disagreed about what to do when President Donald Trump came to town—and how to take action after tragedy.
Tasso Katselas was prolific in his home city for the second half of the 20th century, but his work remains underappreciated.
Two Trains Running shows the costs and conflict of racist planning policies from a profoundly human perspective.
By analyzing collections at natural history museums, researchers revisited 135 years of industry.
Your feelings about your surroundings affect how well you snooze, according to new research.
Hillary Clinton may have won within city limits, but the metro area was one of the largest to back the president.
The life and death and rebirth of fried chicken in American cities.
These programs promise big things for cities, but changes in habits—like parking—take time.
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
As long as there’s a licensed human sitting in the driver’s seat, you don’t need a special permit for your vehicle to drive itself.