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At Least One Airport Terminal Is Worth Preserving—and Staying at Overnight

This New York City jet-age landmark has been saved with a creative hotel renovation.
Anthony Paletta July 5, 2019

Classical Architecture Makes Vibrant Streets—Not Nostalgic Disneylands

In Boston and beyond, well-designed neighborhoods help residents feel at home.
Matthew Robare June 21, 2019

When a World’s Fair Legacy Becomes Texas-Size Challenge

Fair Park was once a unique and thriving part of Dallas. Can New Urbanist ideas save it?
Anthony Paletta June 14, 2019

Why Rebuild a Gothic ‘Addition’ to Notre Dame?

Modernist architects want to replace the 1850s gothic flèche, proposing an ugly, incongruous spike.
Duncan Stroik April 26, 2019

A Lost Monument to Industry—and Traditional Urbanism

The Singer Building was an early skyscraper that respected the skyline.
Theo Mackey Pollack February 15, 2019

What It Actually Costs to Maintain An Older House

If Rust Belt cities stay too inexpensive, every homeowner suffers.
Jason Segedy January 18, 2019

When London’s Dragons Ruled Before Skyscrapers

Out-of-scale glass towers are destroying the historic character of this once beautiful place.
Dhiru Thadani January 11, 2019

What Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market Teaches Us About Urban Planning

Cities need to be open social spaces, more ecosystems than cold machines.
Harrison Searles January 4, 2019

A Suburban Mall Dies in a New Deal Paradise

Greenbelt, Maryland's Beltway Plaza Mall inches toward death, but suburban retrofit is not an unalloyed good.
Addison Del Mastro December 7, 2018

A NYC Tenement Legacy Persists, Despite Gentrification

Photographer Jacob Riis charted the perils of industrial urbanism, still seen in this corner of the Lower East Side.
Theo Mackey Pollack November 9, 2018
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