The story of Chill-Can is the story of Youngstown, Ohio’s troubled approach to economic development.
On the way from the old Brooklyn to the new branded, post-industrial Brooklyn, the city got lost.
A city loses its life-force when it loses its historic buildings.
Brutalist architecture — heavy on concrete and blocky shapes — used to be polarizing. In Vancouver, where land is scarce and developers are bulldozer-happy, it’s in the process of disappearing.
The staff at Laney Tower take a close look at the past, present, and future of Oakland’s artistic community.
Communities in Haiti are building their own post-earthquake infrastructure without the help of the government.
In the aftermath of disaster, as new communities thousands-strong coalesce in the countryside around Port-au-Prince, Haitians ask: what makes a city?
In Down East magazine, Kathryn Miles profiles marathon runner Gary Allen, founder of the Millinocket Marathon — an engine of revitalization in a downtrodden town.
Who wants to run 26.2 miles in Maine in the middle of December? And who really believes that doing so will make a difference for a mill town on the ropes? This guy.