Turning barely used office space into desperately needed urban housing seems like a win-win in the work-from-home era. But even in cities eager to do this, plenty of obstacles remain.
Millions of people rely on city parks to recharge, cool off and connect. But climate change is threatening the very spaces that help us cope with the stresses of living on a hotter planet.
Sokhary Chau said his mother managed to keep her seven children alive for four years, surviving Cambodia's civil war to deliver them safely to the U.S.
A new book explains why "the age of urban miracles" is far from over.
Republicans in Congress question whether schools, cities and states really need as much relief as President Biden and Democrats want to give them. At the local level, people say they're desperate.
As commercial real estate continues to lie vacant around the U.S., it may contribute to a vicious economic cycle that reshapes New York and other cities.
Cities continue to dismantle homeless encampments despite recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to hold off during the pandemic to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
As businesses reopen, many city dwellers worry about the risks of public transit. Cities are trying to figure out how to safeguard public health, keep people moving and avoid a gridlock nightmare.
The pandemic has sent tax revenues falling off a cliff, leaving American cities and towns losing more and more money and forcing them to cut services and lay off workers.