We’re all in this together.
In a college town, students and older homeowners have a lot to offer each other. That’s why two urban planners built an app to bring them together.
Across the globe, those in close proximity clash over each other’s smells. Here are five of the most litigious cases we found.
A mural celebrating Jewish heritage anchored a wall on New York City's Lower East Side for 40 years, then disappeared overnight. Now, the original artists are looking to start over, and bringing newcomers along.
We found the best songs about neighborhoods and how they change.
It’s not hard to bond with people just like you. What Americans need are more connections to people who aren’t.
The death of the rapper Prodigy raises a few questions: Is “the hood” over—and why did we ever need it to begin with?
Mr. Rogers showed viewers a place filled with interactions and a framework for being and becoming.
By winding through the city on a mission, our kids learned to look closely—and to trust themselves and others.
Feelings of isolation are common in cities. Let’s take a look at how the built environment plays into that.
There’s a right way and a wrong way to be a neighbor during a time of rapid community change.
CityLab is spending a week talking about the folks next door.
D.C.’s massive Woodner apartment building has lived many lives—from fancy hotel to one of the last bastions of affordable housing in a gentrifying neighborhood. Now, it’s on the brink of another change.