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michelle young

Michelle is the founder of Untapped Cities. She can usually be found in New York (where she grew up), Paris, backpacking in South America or Southeast Asia, or in-transit between. She has an obsession with buses, shoots with a Nikon SLR camera, and destroys cellos on stage with her indie rock band. She’s traveled to 35 countries, including working for earthquake disaster organizations in Peru and Sumatra. She is an author of 100 Ways to Make History, published by the New York Public Library. She holds a masters in urban planning from Columbia University, a B.A. from Harvard in the History of Art & Architecture, and is a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music. Follow her on Twitter @untappedmich.

07/18/14 3:00pm

Here’s what the Untapped staff is reading at the HQ today!

07/17/14 4:00pm

Here’s what the Untapped staff is reading in the HQ today!

07/16/14 4:00pm

Cooper Hewitt Museum-NYC

Here’s what the Untapped staff is reading in the HQ today!

07/16/14 9:00am

Cooper Union Clock-East Village-NYC

The Cooper Union Foundation Building at Astor Place stands today amongst modern monoliths, remnants of a day when the elevated IRT Third Avenue rail still ran down the Bowery. With even more big changes are underway with the urban streetscape getting a complete redesign by WXY Architecture, Untapped Cities writer Daniel London had a chance to take a look at what lies behind the great clock in the Cooper Union Building:

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07/15/14 4:00pm

Inside the Hallet Sanctuary in Central Park

Here’s what the Untapped staff is reading in the HQ today: