News and Articles

  • New Geography

One of the web’s best, with daily updates and a handful of contributing experts.

  • Next American City

An informative magazine that looks at urban change and sustainable economic growth in American cities. One of the better website designs in the field.

  • The Urbanophile

A in-depth website on city planning and design.

  • City Journal

A quarterly magazine that focuses on urban policy.

  • New Urban Network

The site provides daily updates and is a great all-inclusive look at urbanism across the United States.

  • Planetizen

An invaluable resource for the urban planning, design, and development community.

Primary Data and Reports

  • American Community Survey

A yearly report published by the U.S. Census Bureau that contains a plethora of data on housing, income, and other relevant indicators.

  • Demographia

After census reports, perhaps the best online resource for raw data and statistics.

  • The Brookings Institute  –

The institution publishes a number of studies each year, many of which can be downloaded in PDF format.


  • Magical Urbanism

With an emphasis on pictures, this site provides a fascinating look at different city projects and landscapes.

  • The Polis Blog

An interesting blog with mostly relevant posts.


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