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CityLab is dedicated to the people who are creating the cities of the future—and those who want to live there. Through sharp analysis, original reporting, and visual storytelling, our coverage focuses on the biggest ideas and most pressing issues facing the world’s metro areas and neighborhoods.
CityLab, originally called The Atlantic Cities, was launched in September 2011. CityLab rebranded in May 2014 with a new site and an expanded editorial mission. The current version of the site was launched in June 2017, highlighting a new focus on five areas of urban coverage—design, transportation, environment, equity, and life—as well as a new Solutions hub to collect the best ideas and stories for an urbanizing world.
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