Millions have been in the tent city of Mina in Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Though the crowds are temporary, the infrastructure built to handle them is permanent.
Nov 24, 2010 The Pop-Up City
This post from <em>Next American City</em> looks at Vancouver's homelessness problem and the public outreach effort underway to bring attention and solutions to the problem.
Feb 20, 2010 Next American City
<p>A "tent city" established in the Southern California city of Ontario for occupation by homeless people has been temporarily shut down as city officials and police attempt to evict people without clear ties to the city.</p>
Mar 27, 2008 The Los Angeles Times
<p>This video from the <em>BBC</em> looks at the ten cities that have sprung up outside of L.A. as a result of the subprime mortgage meltdown.</p>
Mar 19, 2008 BBC via YouTube
<p>New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has a new solution for the homeless people living in the tent city near the French Quarter: Move them into barracks.</p>
Mar 2, 2008 Raw Story