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Here were the 5 most popular articles on Untapped Cities this past week:

1. Fun Maps: The Abandoned Subway Stations and Lost Subway Lines of NYC

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We expounded on a map from WNYC on the abandoned subway stations and never built lines in New York City.

2. The Underground City Beneath the U.S Capitol and Library of Congress

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Below the streets of Washington D.C. on Capitol Hill is a subway system just for Congress workers and a veritable underground city.

3. Urban Exploration Atop Hell Gate Bridge in NYC

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An urban explorer in New York City scales Hell Gate Bridge, one of the more imposing but oft-forgotten of the city’s bridges, a model for the Sydney Harbour bridge.

4. The Top 12 Secrets of Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

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Prospect Park is not without its fascinating fun facts and secret spots.

5. The Top 10 Secrets of Grand Central Terminal

10 secrets of the uber-famous Grand Central Terminal. Guess what’s wrong with this ceiling?

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