The New York Times Magazine

Portland's over-educated, under-employed population is largely a semi-retired community of young adults, according to some. But with rising housing prices and overall cost of living, it is unclear how Portland will retain these characteristics.
Sep 18, 2014   The New York Times Magazine
Eliza Griswold profiles the economic, health, and environmental troubles of Amwell Township, PA, after an oil company moves in and begins fracking for natural gas.
Nov 18, 2011   The New York Times Magazine
One year after it hosted the World Cup, South Africa is looking at empty and expensive stadia and a persistent debt that's causing some to regret hosting the soccer tournament.
Jul 26, 2011   The New York Times Magazine
From bicycle highways to a ban on the cul-de-sac, the built environment is the focus of many of <em>The New York Times Magazine</em>'s ideas of the year.
Dec 13, 2009   The New York Times Magazine
This slideshow from <em>The New York Times Magazine</em> takes a look at the abandoned and stalled buildings form around the country that epitomize the bust of the building market.
Jul 7, 2009   The New York Times Magazine
The downfall of the American auto industry is also having a major impact on middle and working class African-American families. This piece from the <em>The New York Times Magazine</em> looks at the connection.
Jun 29, 2009   The New York Times Magazine
<p>Film is much more effective than planners or architects at assessing the possible future forms of cities, according to this article from film critic A.O. Scott.</p>
Jun 10, 2008   The New York Times Magazine
<p>In this article from <em>The New York Times Magazine</em> looks at "instant cities" like Dubai and Shenzhen that have developed in hyperspeed in recent years, and discusses why they aren't yet "real" cities.</p>
Jun 9, 2008   The New York Times Magazine
<p>Forget congestion pricing and higher gas taxes -- accurately priced pay-as-you-go auto insurance might be the best financial incentive tool for encouraging people to change their driving habits.</p>
Apr 21, 2008   The New York Times Magazine
<p>This article from <em>The New York Times Magazine</em> takes an in-depth look at the water shortages facing the country.</p>
Oct 23, 2007   The New York Times Magazine
One American journalist rides along with members of China's new car owning class as they discover the thrill of the open road.
Jul 4, 2006   The New York Times Magazine