The city of Buffalo has made vigorous improvements to their waterfront, and there's more on the way.
In Chicago, the demise of the Prentice building dims the city's architectural legacy and sense of place. Does being a global city mean being a city of sameness?
After decades of tiptoeing around Chief Wahoo fans, The Plain Dealer finally endorses a phasing out of the controversial Cleveland Indians' mascot. What do the Wahoo-ligans think?
Fixing up a cheap house in a Rust Belt town is tough -- and a well-meaning buyer can end up doing more harm than good. What qualities do the right buyers have, and what's the value of land banks?
We have perhaps the most valuable resource on the planet -- a self-sustaining region -- and we've mostly ignored it. Local leaders and urbanists weigh in on why we should invest in the Great Lakes over the next century.
The city of Cleveland is getting a new slogan -- no more "Cleveland Rocks." Dan McGraw has a few ideas on what Cleveland's new tagline should be.
How do we balance the irreverent passion necessary to make changes with the need for a rooted Rust Belt identity?
Thoughts on Gilbert’s giant black slash through Cleveland’s grandest monument to democracy and justice.
Public spending on facilities is a given in modern sports but it's not good for anyone to have the public pay all the freight for teams, particularly spending for pricey new scoreboards meant to earn more advertising dollars.
There were great expectations for Gardens Under Glass in Cleveland's Galleria. Then the aphids showed up.
In wake of Hopkins losing hub status, we find that calculations of volume of flights at Burke Lakefront Airport mislead.
It took me a while to realize that community organizing is different in the Midwest than in Chicago. You don't shake oranges from a tree. The tree is barren.