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Check out our newsletters and follow our progress. Meet people we interviewed in rough cut clips, learn some fun facts, enjoy good quotes and link to illuminating articles about cities.

May 15, 2024

The conservation and development world lost a good one

May 1, 2024

When was redevelopment used for historic preservation?

April 17, 2024

What does it take to attract families to live downtown?

April 3, 2024

How do you get rid of an
open-air drug market?

March 20, 2024

Would you watch a concert in an igloo?

March 6, 2024

How do cities prepare for stormier storms, hotter heat waves and rising tides?

February 21, 2024

Why does Bunker Hill in Los Angeles star in so many Film Noir movies?

February 7, 2024

Is crime in cities as bad as being trumpeted?

January 24, 2024

Is the current housing crisis really something new?

January 10, 2024

When do only a few blocks make a world of difference?

December 27, 2023

Will downtowns regain their stature as unparalleled centers of commerce, culture and creatvity?

December 13, 2023

What will attract people to a downtown financial district looking to reinvent itself?

November 29, 2023

How are two former steel cities forging their futures?

November 15, 2023

Check out the new Railroad Park short video

November 1, 2023

Remembering LA developer Wayne Ratkovich

October 18, 2023

Don’t fall into the Doom Loop trap!

October 4, 2023

How did a master’s thesis lead to remaking the Minneapolis riverfront?

September 20, 2023

How did an Atlanta development revolutionize public housing?

September 6, 2023

How did Railroad Park get Birmingham back on track?

August 23, 2023

How did a college thesis spur $10B in investment?

August 9, 2023

Got a minute for the 15 minute city?

July 26, 2023

How are cities adapting to climate change?

July 12, 2023

Meet your makers!

June 28, 2023

We’re all going to Disneyland!

June 14, 2023

Why are we going to Atlanta and Toronto to compare public housing projects?

May 31, 2023

Are you on the grid or off the grid?

May 17, 2023

What is a smart city?

May 3, 2023

How did a ragtag band of artists and hippies stop the Crosstown Expressway in Philadelphia?

April 19, 2023

Spring has sprung! Dramatic improvements in parks, trails and open spaces

April 5, 2023

How do we maintain cultural continuity in changing neighborhoods?

March 22, 2023

What to do about homelessness?

March 8, 2023

How can cities stay competitive using arts and culture?

February 22, 2023

When redevelopment worked — Philadelphia’s Yorktown

February 8, 2023

Happy Lunar Year! Hopping around North American Chinatowns in the Year of the Rabbit

January 25, 2023

How food and dining are essential ingredients for healthy cities

January 11, 2023

Converting offices into housing

December 28, 2022

Downtown was the place to be – in the 1920s

December 14, 2022

Garden Cities

November 30, 2022

Why we filmed in Pittsburgh

November 16, 2022

City Beautiful

November 2, 2022

Why we filmed in Los Angeles

October 19, 2022

Why is there no school in San Francisco’s Mission Bay?

October 5, 2022

Why we filmed in Philadelphia

September 21, 2022

How do we choose which stories to tell

September 7, 2022

What’s covered in Episodes 1 & 2?

August 24, 2022

Laying the foundation for the series

August 10, 2022

Introducing Saving the City