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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.


If there was anywhere to travel around the world for it just might be The Rock in Zanzibar, Tanzania perched in the Indian Ocean as if dropped from a fairy tale Read more.
Here’s what the Untapped staff is reading in the HQ today: New York City Huge Crowd Gathered Yesterday to Protest Pan Am Homeless Shelter [Brownstoner Queens] NYC in the Summer of ’49 [Gothamist] A Cute Disney Guide to NYC [Disney] Nightclub, Bowling Alley in Talk to Rent Historic Inwood Archj [DNA Info] The Sisters Who Run Read more. Read more.
Our exclusive Untapped Cities Woolworth tour has been so popular, we're offering another chance to check out the off-limits building on August 23rd. Read more.
Here’s what the Untapped Cities staff is reading at the HQ today! New York City Check out the Most Eccentric AirBnB Pad in NYC [Messy Nessy] Inside the Paramount Theatre, Shuttered For Over 25 Years [Scouting NY] Expanding the Frick: Let the Hard Hats Come [New Yorker] Renovating the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum [NY Times] Read more.
Antiques Garage Here’s what the Untapped staff is reading at the HQ today: Temporary Treasures: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Demolished New York Buildings [6SqFt] Then & Now Photos Depict the Rise of NYC [Curbed NY] Closing of Antiques Garage [Jeremiah's Vanishing NY] Every NYC Subway should have a singing motorman [Gothamist] Fashionable Grandpas of NY [Messy Nessy] Read more.
"Split-Rocker," a massive 150-ton, 37-foot flower-sculpture by Jeff Koons that's half pony, half dinosaur is coming to Rockefeller Center, NYC. Read more.
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