A local celebrity, dark backgrounds, smooth jazz, and a mysterious set of eyes surely sold the region’s corporate class on what’s now known as “The Q.”
In the 1980s, the South African band Umoja made upbeat pop hits under the watchful eye of the South Africa Broadcast Corporation. It’s impossible not to love “Money, Money.”
In 1966, the opening of Montreal’s rapid transit service was welcomed with a TV show and a song that praised the mayor who helped bring it to life.
A new documentary charts the recent history of Basildon, one of Britain’s first post-war new towns.
“We need to remember these places, what we did here and what we should learn for the future,” says photographer Markel Redondo. “We need to know that these buildings are still there.”
In tiny Chatham, New York, police chief Peter Volkmann turned the town’s cops into drug treatment counselors.
Three Akita dogs guide you through their home city of Odate on Google Street View.
Metro’s manners campaign features a monster-battling Japanese pop star.
A photographer in a microlight aircraft shot 360-degree video over the secretive North Korean capital.
In an emerging subgenre of architectural documentary, Nathaniel Kahn, Tomas Koolhaas, and Eric Saarinen take a personal look at their mythologized fathers.
Jessy Lanza’s music videos embrace the genericness of her Rust Belt hometown.
Thanks to some tricky editing, the Canadian dream pop band Alvvays gets a gig at the legendary World’s Fair
In a 1973 documentary, the then-35-year-old architect muses over how to build in Jerusalem without sacrificing its heritage.
“Where is Robert Moses when you need him?”
So long as cars are among us, road pricing, ramp meters, and diamond-shaped intersections can mitigate horrendous commutes, a new video explains.
Watch New Yorkers swarm a Citi Bike station like mad ants while cars sit virtually idle across the street.
Leave it to the Dutch to engineer the psychology of the regional bike commute.
An early ‘60s film captures the allure of the Soviet-style apartment living. More than 50 years later, these same housing complexes are facing deterioration and demolition.
Bold on the outside, campy on the inside—the Buckminster Fuller and Cambridge Seven Associates project showed visitors that the world’s superpower could have fun, too.
A Q&A with Matt Tyrnauer, director of Citizen Jane: Battle For The City.