Members of the Democratic Socialists of America have been elected to local office on platforms that reject capitalism and promote working-class interests.
The climate protest movement Extinction Rebellion is facing a backlash after disrupting commuters on the London Underground.
The troubled coworking company is the largest office tenant in New York City. What happens to the city’s commercial real estate market if it goes under?
The bustling industry of immersive, Instagram-friendly experiences has put a new spin on the word museum.
The foreign-born population has declined in U.S. states that voted Democratic in 2016, and increased in states and metros that voted for Trump.
As WeWork crashes and Uber bleeds cash, the consumer-tech gold rush may be coming to an end.
After years of investment in creating affordable housing, the U.S. still doesn’t have adequate supply. Presidential candidates’ plans must address reasons why.
In his new book on the “Battle for Uber,” Mike Isaac chronicles the ruthless rise of the ride-hailing company and its founding CEO, Travis Kalanick.
The official celebration of Native Americans represents the fruits of a decades-long effort that’s playing out in city halls and statehouses.
Oklahoma City’s new Scissortail Park is a serious investment in the public realm, paid for by the city’s special sales tax for capital projects, called MAPS.
While green spaces are often linked to gentrification, new research shows certain types and characteristics of urban parks play a much greater role than others.
Meet Joseph Jacinto Mora, the king of California pictorial cartography.
You might think planners—and urbanists in general—congregate in big coastal metros. But planning jobs are growing fastest elsewhere.
The city has devoted a section of its Ivry-sur-Seine cemetery to lower-carbon, chemical-free burials—with wooden grave markers used in place of tombstones.
While many schools outfit their libraries with 3-D printers, virtual-reality gear, and escape rooms, students would rather just have books (and good Wi-Fi).
The Great Housing Reset has led to growing numbers of single-family homes shifting from owner-occupied housing to investment vehicles for large corporations.
Faced with an unusual chance to build a brand-new neighborhood on a tract of state-owned land, Seattle leaders don’t intend to just sell it off to the highest bidder.
A tool to help solve the problem of urban heat islands could have an unwelcome side effect, new research in L.A. finds.
A new interactive map project from Edinburgh University charts the bloody wave of persecution directed at women accused of witchcraft in Scotland.
Chicago Public Library became the largest system to eliminate late fees, a move that will increase access for low-income families. Will more libraries follow?