November 30, 2009, 12pm PST
After years of spectacular growth and even more spectacular architecture, the city state of Dubai is facing crushing debts and has requested a 6-month "standstill" on its repayments.
November 21, 2009, 9am PST
Many of the thousands of commercial buildings erected on easy credit before the economic downturn remain underutilized or empty. Now those loans are coming due.
October 27, 2009, 12pm PDT
A $5.4 billion deal to purchase two massive Manhattan apartment complexes and convert them to high-end rentals appears to be floundering.
October 21, 2009, 9am PDT
Huffington Post highlights 11 astonishing architectural proposals from around the world [slideshow].
September 23, 2009, 9am PDT
Homeowners threatened with foreclosure are increasingly finding that a simple legal tactic is stalling the process.
August 13, 2009, 11am PDT
Matt Jensen's photographs reveal views of a natural Manhattan that are a little hard to believe. [Slideshow]
July 28, 2009, 1pm PDT
The Huffington Post offers a mouth-watering slide show of the top 10 cities for locavores, and asks readers for suggestions of examples they might have missed [Slideshow]
June 17, 2009, 2pm PDT
A new Brookings Institution study shows that American cities are experiencing the recession at "radically varying levels."
June 17, 2009, 10am PDT
Coal ash retention ponds are so numerous and so toxic that they are now considered to be a potential threat to national security.
May 29, 2009, 7am PDT
Hundreds of Dubai property investors may have been misled by photos showing half-finished adjacent towers, rather than the buildings they had invested in -- which don't yet exist.
May 25, 2009, 1pm PDT
Chief Executive Officer of IBM Samuel Palmisano believes that "smarter cities" are key to a sustainable future, and so are the focus of three upcoming summits hosted by IBM.
April 18, 2009, 1pm PDT
The downturn in the economy has led the owners of the Ground Zero site to put off for decades construction of two of the three planned towers.
February 22, 2009, 1pm PST
President Obama warns America's mayors not to spend the stimulus dollars carelessly or on politically-motivated projects. [Includes video]
December 30, 2008, 12pm PST
Adoption of American lifestyles abroad and a downturn in the U.S. economy are contributing to American design firms exporting suburbia around the world.
November 23, 2008, 1pm PST
Rock legend Neil Young, that's who. He's got a team of people working to turn his 1959 Lincoln Continental into the heaviest electric car on the road. Young writes in the Huffington Post about the 'Lincvolt', another electric behemoth.
November 17, 2008, 8am PST
Facing budget and pension fund shortfalls of hundreds of millions of dollars, three big city mayors have requested in a letter to Treasury Secretary Paulson that some of the federal bailout money be directed to cities.