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A California Land Mystery Is Solved. Now the Political Fight Begins.

Jan Sramek was 15 years old the first time he tried to get a government to do something he wanted. Back then, he was an internet- and science fiction-obsessed teenager […]




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London’s Canary Wharf Tries to Revamp Its Image as Banks Exit

The gleaming skyscrapers of London’s east skyline, built almost 40 years ago, are home to the headquarters of the world’s biggest banks and tens of thousands of their office workers.But […]




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To Revive a Dying Main Street, One British Landlord Offered Free Rent

For two decades, Steven Wyatt was in a cycle of drug addiction and rehab. In 2006, during a stint at a recovery center, he learned how to restore furniture, a […]







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Building Boom on Mykonos Reveals ‘Wretched’ Side of Greece’s Recovery

Well-heeled vacationers descended from luxury hotels into the gleaming labyrinth of Mykonos’s historic old town on a recent evening, ogling gold jewelry and heading to bars offering pricey bottles of […]




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Carlos Moreno Wanted to Improve Cities. Conspiracy Theorists Are Coming for Him.

Researchers like Carlos Moreno, the professor behind a popular urban planning concept, are struggling with conspiracy theories and death threats. Read More




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By Adding Apartments, Malls Seek to Bring Shopping Closer to Home

The Westlake Shopping Center, which opened in the 1950s in Daly City, Calif., is one of the first modern malls in the country. Over the past seven decades, it has […]




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Facebook’s Bridge to Nowhere

Facebook’s departure was a slow fade, but its last gasp came in May 2021, when Ms. Bowen, who had led the project since 2017, left the company. In a farewell […]