The Third Rail
In Baltimore, public investment — and disinvestment — in transportation have figured greatly in the persistence of racial and economic inequality.
Experimental preservationists are challenging old assumptions about cultural heritage, spotlighting objects once considered ugly or unsavory, long excluded from official narratives.
The Forgotten Line
Photographs of an abandoned railway line that circles Paris, la petite ceinture.
Egypt’s military regime is building a new capital city in the desert, where the “People’s Piazza” will be a pale shadow of Tahrir Square.
Instrumental City: The View from Hudson Yards
The world’s most ambitious “smart city” project is here. Should we worry that New York City is becoming an experimental lab?