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The unofficial list of the world’s most colorful places
How many can you guess?
This historic Brooklyn cemetery shows us a future without lawns
A climate-friendly experiment to let lawns grow into meadows at Green-Wood Cemetery has visitors—and landscapers—taking notice.
The biggest ancient city you’ve probably never heard of is in Illinois
The Cahokia Mounds offer a glimpse of one of the Americas' most powerful societies.
How to speak city pigeon
Are they talking about us? Rosemary Mosco has the answers.
Extreme heat days have tripled in cities over the past 40 years
Poorer urban residents are most at risk.
City subways are getting crushed by floods. Here’s how to fix that.
Underground shouldn't mean underwater.
An urban cemetery is a surprising sanctuary for fantastic fungi
Spaces for the dead are becoming stepping stones to wildlife discovery.
Rethinking our roofs, parking lots, and sidewalks could save money and lives
The benefits of so-called 'smart surfaces.'
From Chicagoan to Phoenician, here’s what to call the residents of the biggest US cities
What did you call me?!
Turning the lights off for a few nights each year could save millions of birds
Bright city lights can be deadly for migratory birds like warblers and thrushes.