Debates over historic preservation often run into a problem: There’s plenty of data to support economic arguments, and much less to address questions of cultural value. A research team in Singapore wants to change that.
A new program gives locals the skills to launch businesses and dictate how their city is expanding.
Inherited racial disadvantage, more than poverty, explains why generations of African Americans have not reached economic parity with whites.
Baltimore isn’t as economically healthy as Seattle or San Francisco. That can be an argument both for and against its new legislation.
The city needs to attract new residents and retain the ones who already live there. Luckily, it has a few options.
Data analysts are trying to give community development advocates the tools they need to fight displacement and economic decline.
A rise in the number and types of immigrant workers has benefits for high- and low-earning residents.
The latest round of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Innovation Teams program encourages cities to find solutions based on data analysis and a human-centered approach.
An agricultural park outside the city of Aarhus is a proving ground for the future of food innovation and urban farming.
The authors of Global Cities, Local Streets make a case for preserving small-scale retail.
A temporary art installation in the three Capital Region cities calls for a solution to vacancy and abandonment.
A new online portal will guide entrepreneurs through layers of bureaucratic red tape.
The South Korean capital is developing a neglected area of the city to tout its famous music genre.
The East Bay hub is poised for an economic boom, but the city needs to overcome a deep-seated resistance to growth.
With rampant development threatening the historic district, Music City is stepping up with a plan to preserve it.
But cities like Amsterdam are responding: What middle-class housing crisis?
The city's five-year period of encouraging "creative" businesses helped Paper Island thrive, but what happens now?
Train the local community to work in the industry, for one thing.
A "renters rights" exchange could spread costs and benefits more evenly across city neighborhoods.
Rents across the city are going down, but not everyone is complying.