Web Bites – Cargotecture, NYC v. Westeros, The Octagon House

Untapped highlights the most interesting reads of the week: Cargotecture, Paris' Fred le Chevalier, SF's centuries-old Octagon House.

The Untapped Web Bites are editor picks of the best online reads of the week from each of our cities and the most Untapped places across the globe.

If you’ve ever considered the similarities between New York and the Game of Thrones’ Westeros, well, you’re not alone. [Gothamist]

A Car thief was foiled by the cunning hybrid. [SF Weekly]

An octagonal house survives the centuries. [SF Curbed]

An interview with Parisian street artist Fred le Chevalier. [Street Art Paris]

English language bookshops are suffering in a changing Paris. [NY Times]

Retired cargo containers are given new lives as sustainable homes, restaurants, and art studios to name a few. Meet cargotecture. [NPR]

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