On Fridays, Untapped will be compiling the best online reads of the week from each of our cities and the most Untapped places across the globe.  


In the summer of ’69, Life magazine sent an Alabama native to photograph New York City with fresh eyes. [Life Magazine]

The Observer dug up the “chopped off”  design for the new MoMA Tower by Jean Nouvel from the City Planning Commission. [The Observer]

Peter Hartlaub looks at five decades of Bay-area bathing suits, including fashion offenders. [SFGate]

Bookstores could learn a thing or two about the way California’s Ameoba Music is defying all odds in the ebbing record store scene. [Bangstyle]

100 graffiti artists were invited to paint a paper city of Paris. Here’s a movie of the artists at work. [Vimeo  via Paris Trikkes]

Where’s the art in New Orleans? Arts organization Constance is creating a visual arts Catalogue to help you find out. [Catalogue Kickstarter]

London Artists have repurposed old refrigerators into a quirky outdoor cinema for the Films on Fridges festival.  [Bit Rebels]

Jordan’s King Abdullah has given the green light to a $1.5 billion project to create a Star Trek theme park in Aqaba powered by renewable energy. [Inhabitat]

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