It’s been an amazing year for “untapped,” quirky news and we thought we’d take a look back at our most popular articles for 2016 on Untapped Cities:
We saw a stunning arial visual of the abandoned Bannerman Island Castle, the fairy-tale European castle that looms over the Hudson River Valley.
The cycle of construction, demolition, and rebirth is as old as the city itself, many of what were once New York’s grandest hotels have been lost to history.
Photo from Library of Congress
We thought we were well-versed in the world of New York City’s hidden restaurants, but nothing quite prepared us for the awesomeness of this hole in the wall in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
For Luke Cage fans we found the show’s set in Harlem.
Photo: Myles Aronowitz/Netflix
We brought you inside the lesser known Paris apartment of famed architect Le Corbusier.
In operation for over 70 years, the Catskill Game Farm was a popular New York destination that housed 2000 exotic animals.
From lost mansions to preserved views and 2000 Works of Medieval European Art, we rounded up our top 10 secrets of Fort Tryon Park in Manhattan.
We took a trip to Rockland Country and brought you inside the abandoned Letchworth Village, modeled after Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia plantation.
You know about armored trucks, but what about an armored subway? From 1951 to 2006, the New York City transit system ran an armored train that moved all the subway and bus fares collected to a secret room at 370 Jay Street in Brooklyn.
The New York Transit Money Train. Photo by Patrick Cashin / MTA New York City Transit
10. Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr’s Dueling Pistols are in the JP Morgan Chase Headquarters in NYC
And here are the honorable mentions for 2016!