Infrastructure & Environment

The Miami Method for Zoning: Consistency Over Chaos

After a population explosion and building binge led to haphazard and random growth, Miami became the nation's first big urban area to adopt a citywide code based on looks.

New York City's Trying to Fight Gentrification Before It Happens

The city is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to help keep certain neighborhoods affordable. But it might be making things worse.

Washington, D.C.’s Monumental Decay

In D.C., above and below ground, historic and vital infrastructure is in bad shape. There’s plenty of blame to spread around for that.

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