Shanghai is now one of the world's fastest growing cities
while Beijing is hurriedly transforming itself in anticipation of the 2008 Olympic Games.
Major dramas set in our big cities
also make little room for children.
had the jobs, and new arrivals from the countryside provided the factories with cheap, plentiful labor.
For if as human beings we are to be reflective--in the manner I have proposed we understand that term--so that we might be formed as citizens, then we can see all our attempts to be the builders of earthly cities
as expressions of a desire that structures all our intercourse and activity.
The analyses below do not depend on city-specific values for these parameters, and for simplicity, they are assumed to be the same for all cities
Despite its public profligacy, Cincinnati ranked among the nation's largest cities
at the turn of the 19th century--a gateway to the West and a thriving commercial center sustained by the Ohio River and the Miami-Erie canal.
3) Not many blocks away from these sumptuous apartments - in East and Central Harlem and well north into the Bronx and eastward to Brooklyn, from Bedford Stuyvesant to Brownsville - we find a million on public assistance, a population which by itself would constitute one of nation's ten largest cities
Geographers and planners have long sought to understand this characteristic clumping of humans into towns and cities
Despite what you might have heard, all is not lost in America's inner cities
Cleveland has been drinking from the same gold-plated spigot that quenched the thirsty downtowns of many other cities
- the public subsidies that have made welfare clients of their wealthiest denizens.
Because it has never been a big blue-collar town, Atlanta lacks a working-class presence that characterizes many cities
Though trees are a fundamental building block of a healthy urban environment, nearly half of the cities
surveyed do not have routine street-tree maintenance programs that are critical to the health of the urban forest.