Researchers tracked the rent burdens and levels of exploitation faced by those living in concentrated poverty and uncovered the staggeringly high profit margins made by the landlords who own properties in these areas.
With super-tall glass towers, a luxury mall, and a ’grammable urban spectacle, Hudson Yards is very much a development of its time.
Many imitators of the famous art school's output have missed the surreal, sensual, irrational and instinctual spirit that drove its creativity.
Flashband brings DC's hobbyist musicians together for a rollicking concert of short-term bands. Here's what I learned from my month-long stint.
The art school's brief run in Germany shows not a simple dichotomy, but rather how, to varying degrees of bravery, individuals tried to survive under tyranny.
A new study finds that suburban neighborhoods outperform urban ones across the board.
Because of climate change, Aedes aegypti and Asian tiger mosquitoes will move north in large numbers, a new study finds.
It wasn't long ago that GM's Hamtramck plant was being hailed as a Detroit comeback story. Now it's closing, and the town around it faces the end of its manufacturing era.
Instagrammers love the colorful homes on Paris's Rue Cremieux. Frustrated residents want to install gates to lock them out.
For the past year, environmental protesters have led an "aerial blockade" of tree-sitters along a proposed natural gas pipeline in the Appalachian Mountains.
"Tactical transit lanes" might be little more than a coat of red paint, but they can go a long way toward improving commutes.
In search of marketing synergy, Walmart's Allswell mattress brand is getting into the prefab home business, selling trailer-mounted houses by Modern Tiny Living via its website.
When CityLab asked followers on Twitter to choose their favorite examples of public transit seat coverings from around the world, a deluge of replies rolled in, many of which expressed affection for patterns that would make a minimalist shudder.
Some see it as a promising new tourism and economic development tool. Others fear it's destined to become another of Mexico's notorious white elephant projects — and an ecological disaster in one of the world's most environmentally and archeologically sensitive places.
The proposals might seem radical — from banning huge corporate landlords to freezing rents for five years — but polls show the public is ready for something dramatic.
The car-dependent suburb it'll be built in wants to greenlight Royalmount against the city government's wishes, but it needs them to pay for the public infrastructure.
A new study argues that "universal car access" could lift more Americans out of poverty.
The tools and approaches used in the preservation field are increasingly out of date and we risk alienating those who should share our cause.
US mayors are split on whether business incentives are good politics, but most believe — despite evidence to the contrary — that they're good policy.
A new Economic Policy Institute study finds that Airbnb contributes to rising home prices in cities, yet often escapes comprehensive regulation.