Web Bites – Urban Eating League, Historical NY Homes, 1960s Red Light Paris

Untapped highlights the most interesting reads of the week: Urban Eating League, Historical NY Homes, Paris' Red Light District circa the 1960s.

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.

Two centuries of architecture for the viewing in New York City homes. [Property Shark]

The Urban Eating League is basically a Michael Pollan book crossed with the Food Network competition crossed with a pub crawl crossed with a theme party. [The Bold Italic]

Transexual prostitutes in Paris’ red light district in the 1960s as photographed by Christer Strà­Æ’ ¶mholm. [New Yorker]

The Hà­ ´tel Miramion is for sale; originally a convent, the mansion was bought by its namesake, Madame Miramion in 1675 then donated to the Parisian hospital system post-revolution. Not only is it a mansion, but it holds a fascinating part of Parisian history. [Wall Street Journal]

Juneteenth is a holiday that marks the day slavery was abolished in Texas, June 19, 1865. The cultural holiday comes with a history of its own, for many had to fight for the right to even celebrate it. [News One]

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