Chicago's flat topography makes it ideal for bike riding. Now Rahm Emanuel and Gabe Klein's new public policies aim to grow their use. The city consistently scores as highly in bike-friendly rankings as New York, Austin, or Denver.
Oct 10, 2011 Huffington Post
If cities are like ailing bodies, then building modernization is the key to their future health. It's time planners looked at buildings as ecological and economical assets, according to Gordon Gill.
Sep 29, 2011 Huffington Post
The transformation of Architect Michael Arad and landscape architect Peter Walker's 9/11 memorial "Reflecting Absence" from vacant space to completion is revealed in this dramatic time lapse film [VIDEO].
Aug 23, 2011 Huffington Post
Last night Apple CEO Steve Jobs pitched plans for a new campus development to the Cupertino city council.
Jun 9, 2011 Huffington Post
New report out of Dartmouth College says America needs to build, to boost recovery and improve global competitiveness.
Apr 13, 2011 Huffington Post
As a part of its "Communities in Crisis" feature, the Huffington Post looks at how budget cuts are eroding Milwaukee County's public transit service, to the detriment of transit-dependent employees -- and its economy.
Apr 6, 2011 Huffington Post
The foreclosure crisis and economic meltdown have left many American cities struggling to cope with thousands of properties being abandoned -- not just by owners, but by lenders as well.
Mar 3, 2011 Huffington Post
The Obama Administration is moving ahead with its plans for a national high-speed rail system after opposition on the part of some conservative lawmakers backfired.
Feb 9, 2011 Huffington Post
Photographers Spencer Platt and Ethan Miller document the fall of Las Vegas -- from abandoned McMansions to stalled, half-completed hotels [Slideshow].
Oct 29, 2010 Huffington Post
With suburban markets saturated, discount food chains are moving into urban food deserts. While this may be convenient for residents, some are concerned that such stores will do little for local economies.
Oct 15, 2010 Huffington Post