Special Reports


Urban life, in the first person

CityLab 2015

Urban solutions to global challenges, live from London

City Makers: Global Shifts

Dispatches from the front lines of urban innovation

The Highrise Report

Vertical living's past, present and future across the globe

On the Job

Meet the people who keep neighborhoods running

Ask CityLab

Answering thorny questions about urban life

CityLab 2014

Urban solutions to global challenges, live in Los Angeles

City Makers: Global Stories

The people and ideas reshaping urban life

State of the City Poll

How we see the future of our communities

The Future of Transportation

How getting from here to there is changing forever

Where Millennials Can Make It

The new geography of being young in America

Ask a Mayor

A CityLab video series

CityLab 2013

Urban solutions to global challenges

Rethink, Rebuild

Resilient design after Hurricane Sandy

Innovation and Invention

Notes and Dispatches from the Urban Future

FOCUS: Renewal

Stories of Urban Reinvention

Detroit Rising

Last month, Cities readers sent in their questions and ideas on the current state of Detroit and where it's heading. Atlantic Cities Co-Founder and Editor at Large Richard Florida responds by leading a conversation on the future of the Motor City.

FOCUS: Sustainability


Olympics 2012

London gets ready for the Summer Games