Can Phoenix un-suburbanize?

Jan 17, 2014
A Phoenix developer says new plans could bridge high-rise downtown and the Latino barrio of Grant Park.

As New Orleans comes back, some neighborhoods boom, others stay blighted

Dec 5, 2013
As New Orleans and its economy attract more college-educated residents, gentrification comes to once-poor neighborhoods on high ground.

The tears, jeers and dollars behind the Atlanta Braves' big move

Nov 12, 2013
The Atlanta Braves push for a small stadium in the suburbs. But why?

A view of income inequality from the perspective of a city

Nov 5, 2013
There are mayoral elections in a lot of cities across the U.S. today and one thread that's common to a lot of those city races is the issue of income inequality.

Skid Row was L.A.'s solution for homelessness. Now that's changing

Mar 19, 2013
Los Angeles has long steered its homeless population to a border area of downtown rarely seen except by those who work there and the homeless. Now redevelopment is pressing against Skid Row, and advocates are taking steps to secure homes for the homeless.

Tech workers bring lots of change to San Francisco

Mar 15, 2013
Twitter headquarters has lured other companies to a stretch of Market Street. The city economy is growing, but not everyone benefits.
Twitter Headquarters located in Mid-Market, San Francisco.
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Betting wrong on gentrification in Chicago

Feb 12, 2013
During the bubble, many snapped up properties in neighborhoods they thought were going to become more affluent. But instead of moving up, Chicago's Englewood neighborhood has been spiraling down.

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Joshua Tree's gentrification

Nov 20, 2012
Author Rubén Martínez discusses our relationship with the desert and why we keep returning to it.