Long derided for stagnant activity and subject to stereotypes, Appalachia's historic coal cities offer surprises.
Long considered recreational, skateboarding could become as common as cycling, starting on college campuses.
Houston shows how lighter regulations lead to more density.
While coastal cites attract talent from around the nation and world, Midwestern cities remain parochial.
Texas' "Big 4" have rivalries in food, sports and economic development. But which of them is the best place to live?
As Los Angeles shows, the cities with the most immigrants also perform best economically.
The global destination cities remain incomplete if they can't support middle-class families.
Miami has inequality. But that is an innate feature of the local demographics - and may even be helping the city.
A look at the pro-market vs. pro-planning urban model.
If I could figure out SimCity at age ten, why is it incomprehensible to so many adults?
While regulations are one big reason for the housing affordability problem, there are larger economic and societal factors, too.
Miami’s construction of a vertical luxury neighborhood has kept wealthy professionals out of surrounding low-income areas.
Cities that mix rich and poor provide a better quality of life for everyone than cities that are merely poor.
Some housing activists use a very narrow definition for the term.
A Boston non-profit has found a metrics-based system to determine the health outcomes of different urban development styles.
A profile of those smug males you meet at urban planning events.
Disruptive technology, rather than just killing industries, can bolster existing city business ecosystems.
A breakdown of the different housing styles in every major U.S. city
...and arguably its best.
The growth of lobbying, legalism and government has brought money into Washington - and increased the home prices.
Brickell embodies a market-oriented model that has long been proposed for cities by fiscal conservatives yet seldom tried.
Indian tribes are a unique American culture, both connected to, and sovereign from, the United States
In the latest installment of America's Progressive Developers, a non-profit known for demolition in Detroit also helps build it back.
The last in a 4-part series on what makes New Orleans different.