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The round-up of our favorite links this week curated by the Untapped Cities’ staff includes the fate of 5Pointz in Long Island City and a park modeled after a city.
Happy 100th anniversary to the Woolworth building. Did you know this historic building includes a pool in the sub-basement? [NY Historical Society]
The fate of 5Pointz in Long Island City has been decided. Take a look at the new redevelopment plans. [Curbed]
In his series SkyArt, French artist Thomas Lamadieu is inspired by the empty spaces of sky that form between city buildings. [Good]
EuropaCity, one of the largest developments between Paris and Roissy in France, is to be modeled after a city. [Atlantic Cities]
In Mont-St.Michel, a $285 million restoration project is causing confusion and anger among locals. [NY Times]
Europe is incredibly diverse and expansive. When planning your next trip, consider incorporating one of these seven notable walks. [NY Times]
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]
The round-up of our favorite links this week curated by the Untapped Cities’ staff includes a stop motion video tour of Brooklyn and “elf doors” in San Francisco.
Five thousand New York City pay phones are portals to 1993. [Gawker]
VIDEO: Take a funky stop motion tour of Brooklyn in 3,000 photos. [Mashable]
Paris’ newest lawnmowers are a flock of sheep. In a grand plan to make the city a greener place, the local government’s calling the effort “eco-grazing.” [The Atlantic Cities]
San Francisco rallies around a mysterious “elf door” found in a tree. [Gawker]
The round-up of our favorite links this week curated by the Untapped Cities’ staff includes a photo of a brave New York skateboarder jumping over subway tracts and a vanishing cotton candy art installation.
The old Domino Sugar building in Brooklyn with play host to a temporary urban farm and bike course. [Curbed NY]
Photo: A brave skateboarder jumps over the New York City subway tracks. [The Gothamist]
Do airports have personalities? The strange beauty and characteristics of airports as photographed from above. [Atlantic Cities]
Private letters hidden in Public Walls: A letter delivered to Monsieur le Baron de Thénard. [The Huffington Post]
An artist created a cotton candy installation…and it was gone within hours. [Sick of the Radio]
Can you spot the trash hidden among these Roman ruins? [Atlantic Cities]
This underground art gallery makes waiting for the subway so much more colorful. [Atlantic Cities]
This is a round-up of our favorite links this week curated by the Untapped Cities’ staff includes the largest LED structure in the world, mimes in Paris nightlife and 22 historic photos of Domino when it was still a sugar factory.
The “Underbelly Project” Hidden Art Way Below the Street [The New York Times]
The Party Is Over at Gowanus Batcave, But a Reinvention Will Come Soon [The Gothamist]
22 Historic Photos of Domino When It Was Still a Sugar Factory [Curbed New York]
Weird News of the Week: Mimes and Paris Nightlife [Paris (Im)perfect]
The Largest LED Light Sculpture in the World on The Creators Project [The Creators Project]
Can floating architecture save this Nigerian slum? [Atlantic Cities]
Serbia’s One-Room Hut Has Sat on a Rock for Years [Curbed National]
There is nothing crazy about living in this former insane asylum [Curbed National]
This is a round-up of our favorite links this week curated by the Untapped Cities’ staff includes a bonus treehouse which comes with the sale of an Upper East Side home and the fastest growing group in Paris: the female millenial.
An article exploring why New York City’s data law is worth caring about. [Atlantic Cities]
The tale of a traveler who stumbled upon King Zong’s Long Island Estate. [Scouting New York]
A home on the Upper East Side comes with a big bonus: a treehouse. [New York Post]
Want to show people the benefits of mass transit? Build a pretend train station. [Atlantic Cities]