June 9, 2004, 12pm PDT
When money ran out nearly 80 years ago, this almost-complete subway was abandoned. Today it is a legend.
May 25, 2004, 6am PDT
NPR's Anne Hawke reports on the problems faced by communities left with empty big boxes.
April 24, 2004, 11am PDT
Want to see China's Forbidden City? Go to Texas.
April 11, 2004, 5am PDT
Immigration and housing patterns have created highly segregated schools, far from what 'Brown v. Board of Education' framers intended.
March 27, 2004, 5am PST
National Public Radio profiles six major cities in Latin America.
March 16, 2004, 12pm PST
Boston city planners and public health officials are eyeing new open space created by the Big Dig as a way to promote active lifestyles and fight obesity.
March 2, 2004, 2pm PST
Conservative Republican hunters and anglers are unhappy with the Bush administration's envirornmental policies.
December 18, 2003, 2pm PST
Using the latest technology researchers are able to find biodiversity hotspots and identify new species.
October 30, 2003, 2pm PST
Residents of Lakewood, Ohio fight the use of eminent domain for economic development.
September 28, 2003, 5am PDT
The latest of several around disputes around the United States that finds communities treating "mega-churches" like out of control shopping malls, accusing them of violating zoning laws and of overwhelming neighborhoods.
September 22, 2003, 10am PDT
Suffering from drought, city inspectors patrol neighborhoods to enforce its newly implemented water restrictions.
September 21, 2003, 5am PDT
Preservationists seek federal funds to preserve California's 21 historic Spanish missions.
September 19, 2003, 1pm PDT
Should we really be trying to bring back manufacturing jobs? The disappearance of manufacturing jobs are actually a sign that quality of life is improving.
August 10, 2003, 7am PDT
Conservationists want to turn New York City's abandoned High Line into a 1.5 mile long elevated park with amazing views.
August 9, 2003, 7am PDT
the Granite State is a national leader in efforts to give these residents more control of their lives by turning them into park owners.
August 7, 2003, 8am PDT
What is the defining characteristic of today's suburbs? A look at how the nation's suburbs have changed.
August 1, 2003, 2pm PDT
As part of their marketing efforts, towns adopt unusual slogans for highway signs.
July 29, 2003, 5am PDT
NPR reports on the lives and opportunities for former public housing residents in mixed-income developments.
June 28, 2003, 9am PDT
There's more to urban ecosystems than rats and cockroaches. Talk of the Nation features a discussion.
June 9, 2003, 10am PDT
On the 25h anniversary of California's landmark Prop. 13, the debate over its impact continues.