Special Reports

CityLab University

CityLab University is a resource for understanding some of the most important concepts related to cities and urban policy.

Finding Community

Where do we make connections in the new world order?

Room to Grow

Raising tiny humans in the city.

This project is supported by funding from the Bernard van Leer Foundation.


Documenting a movement across the Atlanta region to form new cities.

Public Access

CityLab shares its favorite videos—old and new, serious and nutty—that tell a story about place.

Seoul Stories

The human side of South Korea’s high-technology society

Data City

What becomes of new digital information.

This project is supported by funding from Esri.

Cities on Fire 1968

Urban America After MLK

The Kids' Zone

Stories about growing up in the 21st century city.

This project is supported by funding from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

City Capital

Exploring collaborations between local government and business.

This project is supported by funding from Mastercard.

Superstorm Sandy: 5 Years Later

In partnership with Climate Desk, CityLab is looking at problems, solutions, and lessons learned.

CityLab Paris

Coverage from the annual convening for urban leaders.

30 Days to CityLab Paris

Themes from the 2017 convening for urban leaders. Follow along as we count down to October 22 through 24, and visit CityLab.com to watch updates from the event via the live stream. Twitter hashtag: #CityLabParis.

Race in American Cities

Supported by a grant from Living Cities.

The Diagnosis

Exploring innovations in community health.

This project is supported by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Animals Week

Urban citizens of all species