In a traffic island on Park Avenue, gardening has revealed a piece of colonial era history: a plaque to Mary Lindley Murray, whose family Murray Hill is named for.More
NYC has many consulates, embassies and foreign-owned buildings most of which are lavish Gilded Age mansions. Here are 10 of the most architecturally extraordinary ones.More
The United Nations was created to replace war with dialogue and compromise. But the 5 avenues west of the UN have been home to over 350 years of war history.More
A Manhattan apartment bedroom converted into an 80s video game arcade to the tune of $32,000.
Wouldn’t life be sweeter if all of us just took a little bit of time and money and spent it on something just for us?
At least, that’s the principle for New York resident Chris Kooluris, a 37-year old public …More
Known for both large-format murals, Trompe-l’oeil and exacting diorama’s depicting street scene’s in SoHo, New York Artist, Richard Haas exhibits at one of the oldest print shops in New York, The Old Print Shop – still located on Lexington Avenue and still run by the same family since 1925.More
Photos from a private tour of the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, led by the Consul of the former Joseph Raphael De Lamar Mansion in Murray HIllMore
A list of mews in NYC from the pre-automobile era when horse-drawn carriages meant a need for stables. Remaining mews have mostly been converted into residences.More
The 10 smallest historic districts in NYC, from Sniffen Court in Manhattan, Eberhard Faber Pencil Company in Greenpoint Brooklyn to Bertine Block in the Bronx.More
Learn about the history and emergence of NYC’s Lexington Avenue which wasn’t originally part of the Commissioner’s Plan of 1811 that laid out the city grid.More
There are many areas that retain the charm of old New York, from small streets in the West Village to hidden alleys in Murray Hill, even including an area in Staten Area!More
An Untapped reader directed us to a cast iron lamppost in Murray Hill, wondering if it was a historic one. We went to scope it out.More