There is a conference for all towns and cities named Newcastle, held every 2 years. Where members meet up at a Newcastle and discuss how to form better relationships around the world
‘Desire paths’ is the term for the paths that are naturally created by people’s footfalls when they walk around paved paths. Some universities and hospitals have avoided these by waiting to see where they formed naturally, then paving over established desire paths.
Miami is the only major American city that was founded by a woman. Julia Tuttle, a woman from Cleveland, purchased 640 acres in present-day downtown Miami to start a new chapter in her life after her husband died.
Egypt is building a new capital city as a replacement for Cairo. The city is being developed to have a “smart traffic” system and a green space larger than New York’s Central Park. They haven’t picked a name yet.
There’s a city in Georgia with a golf cart path infrastructure over the whole town, where the large majority of the population own golf carts and the kids grow up driving them instead of cars.
There are 12 U.S. cities with a population of 1. If they get killed it will be the first city with a 100% homicide rate.
There is an entire city in Nevada into which the general public isn’t allowed to go.
Russia is suspected to have at least 15 secret cities. These “closed cities” are officially classified by the government, with their names and location unknown, they appear on no maps, no road signs will direct you to them, and visits from foreigners are strictly prohibited.