The Best Journalism About Cities in 2011

From Braddock, Pennsylvania to Beijing, Nate Berg offers his favorite articles about cities published in 2011.

Nate Berg offers the ten best long-form journalism focused on cities published in 2011. Berg notes that while no single article can capture the essence of all cities, these articles find the representative facets "of cities and use them to explain the current state of various cities, and urbanization as a whole."

The engaging articles include in-depth reporting about Detroit, Braddock (PA), New York, Beijing, Seattle, Brooklyn, Shanghai, and Benton Harbor (MI).

Thanks to Nate Berg

Full Story: The Best CityReads of 2011

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