An animation built with georeferenced records of the city's historic road network.
Vivian Maier took thousands of riveting pictures of urban life. But she died without ever showing anyone.
An uber-rodent recently found in a Swedish kitchen is not the first humongous rat to horrify the world.
A new exhibit shows the photographer's ability to link fashion with architecture during an especially turbulent time in the city's history.
Doug Most's new book, The Race Underground, tracks the rivalry that emerged with the tracks.
Sniffing around a new Bay Area exhibit devoted to the smells of places from the modern day to the Middle Ages.
Officials want to turn Pullman, America's first company town, into a historic hotspot for tourists. Will they come?
New York in 1776, Charleston in 1780, Baltimore in 1801.
At last, historians have charted the great "squirrel experiments" of the 1800s, which saved the humble creature from urban extinction.
A dreary chronicle of a month's worth of accidents.
A recent court ruling demands a clear plan to pay for the line — likely one that doesn't involve federal money.
There's a good chance the team you cheer started in a different city with a different name.
An increasingly relevant history lesson.
In the wake of the Kennedy assassination, Dallas was reviled as a hotbed for right wing agitators. Was the reputation deserved?
One photographer lines up images of Dallas on its darkest day with his own photographs from today.
A teenaged Hughes rented an attic room, where he cooked himself hot dogs and rice and wrote for his high school literary magazine.
From Fort Sumter to Ellis Island, photos are pouring in of America's shuttered national monuments.
The stations, built as a testament to Stalinism, offer marble walls, high ceilings, stained glass, mosaics and chandeliers.
For the March on Washington anniversary, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx has written about the role of transportation in civil rights, both good and bad.
Memories from history's wild imagination, 50 years later.