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A homeless person tries to stay warm at the entrance of a subway station near the White House in Washington, DC.

‘The city knows our core is rotten’: Some Washington, DC residents are ‘losing their minds’ over Amazon’s possible arriv...

As cities await the HQ2 announcement, some Washington, DC residents are concerned about the potential negative impacts on their communities, including an increase in congestion and lack of affordable housing.
Once a working class suburb, Fitzroy in Melbourne is now an "artistic haven."

The 25 coolest neighborhoods on the planet to visit in 2018

Time Out's editors and city experts have compiled a list of the 50 coolest neighborhoods around the world after surveying 15,000 people globally about which areas have the best buzz and feel like they're 'on the up.'
An aerial view of Charlotte, North Carolina, a city that has seen recent economic growth.

These 3 American neighborhoods are emerging as economic powerhouses

There are many, unexpected places around the US that are rapidly emerging as new economic centers, according to a recent report from the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
An artistic rendering of a Dweller home.

A startup is building $125,000 backyard ‘granny flats’ that can be constructed in less than a month

A new Portland, Oregon-based startup, called Dweller, designs and builds affordable tiny homes that reside in backyards. The idea is that aging parents can have independence and the option to live near their adult children.
Slavic Village Rediscovered restored this foreclosed home in Cleveland, Ohio.

Before-and-after photos show Cleveland’s abandoned homes that now sell for less than $90,000

Following the 2007 economic downturn, hundreds of homes in the Slavic Village neighborhood of Cleveland foreclosed and went abandoned. One company is now striving to rehabilitate the neighborhood and offer affordable housing for residents hit by the recession.

Amazon’s explosive growth has contributed to a glut of luxury apartments in Seattle, and now landlords are offering renters free Echos and gift ...

In Amazon's Seattle neighborhood, the company's growth has contributed to a doubling of the apartment stock, The Seattle Times reports. To entice renters, many landlords are offering freebies like Amazon Echos, gift cards, and one month of rent.

American highways are so expensive that cities are tearing them down — here’s what they’re turning into

An increasing number of cities around the US are choosing to tear down or transform parts of their dilapidated interstates, rather than repair them, and turning them into parks, boulevards, and housing.

New York City has a charming 4,000-person island that most people have never heard of — here’s what it’s like

Many New Yorkers and tourists alike probably have never been to City Island.
Farm life isn't what it used to be.

Millennials are abandoning the suburbs for a new kind of neighborhood — see inside

So-called agrihoods combine the amenities of a rural farm with the convenience of a modern, metropolitan neighborhood.
Central Park acts as a front yard for residents of 59th Street.

Take a tour of New York’s most expensive neighborhood for renters, where the apartments cost $6,500 a month

According to StreetEasy data, the median asking rent in Central Park South is $6,500 a month, making it New York City's most expensive.