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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

We Mortgaged Our Future With Overvalued Housing

The "Yes In My Backyard" movement aims to build more affordable homes.
Matthew Robare June 28, 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

Brutal Truths

Socialism may have birthed brutalism. But capitalism has given us barren strip malls, cookie-cutter exurbs, and Rem Koolhaas’s “generic city.”
Will Collins June 7, 2019

The Heartland’s Doughnuts of Despair

The inner suburbs of cities like Cleveland are dying as regional and state governments look the other way.
Daniel McGraw June 5, 2019

How Altoona Found a New Identity

In Pennsylvania's declining heartland, a small city is focusing on quality of life.
Hunter DeRensis May 31, 2019

Traditional Cities Are More Resilient Than ‘Modern’ Buildings

A different kind of design needs Nassim Nicholas Taleb's idea of "antifragility".
Michael Mehaffy May 24, 2019