Between the King's Cross/St. Pancras stations and the hip neighborhood of Islington in London an industrial reclamation is taking place Read more.
Jeff Stark behind Nonsense NYC and Empire Drive In movie theater, is doing a site-specific work about the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn called The Dreary Coast Read more.
In Washington D.C's 5x5 Project, 5 curators with a team of 5 artists create temporary public art all over active and enliven the city. Read more.
Here’s what the Untapped staff is reading in the HQ today: Behold, The Met’s Newly Renovated 70,706-Square-Foot Plaza [Gothamist] Massimo Vignelli’s NYC Subway Manual Is Coming Back In Print [Fast Co, Vignelli maps on Untapped previously] Archtober: A Monthlong Celebration of Design and Architecture Returns to New York City [Dwell] Queenswalk: The Benevolent Society of Elks [Brownstoner Queens] Up Read more. Read more.
The original NYC Commissioner's Plan of 1811 that was submitted to Congress is still on file at the Library of Congress in Washington DC. Here's a closeup look. Read more.
A 1973 map by the Office of Midtown Planning and Development locates the massage parlors, prostitution hotels, peep shows, and adult video stores in Midtown NYC Read more.