The round-up of our favorite links this week curated by the Untapped Cities’ staff includes remnants of a human zoo in Paris and NYC’s subway car of the future.


Is this New York City’s subway car of the future? [Gothamist]

The Queens Museum is marking all of NYC’s historic districts with yellow flags on the famous diorama of the city built for the 1964 World’s Fair. [NYT City Room]


In the woods of Paris, lies the remains of what we can only refer to today as the equivalent of a human zoo. [Messy Nessy Chic]


Redevelopment in Austin comes at a price: the deterioration of the city’s esteemed and “weird” South Congress. [Culture Map Austin]

Reports are circulating that Google has responded to pressure from the Mayor of Rio by removing the word “favela” from its maps of the city. [Studio-X]

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