The Apthorp apartment building

Here at Untapped New York, our mission is to help our readers rediscover New York City, one article at a time. This year, we covered a wide range of topics, from Alice Austen’s Gilded Age photographs of Staten Island to SoHo’s distinctive cast iron architecture and the role MoMa played in the Mexican Modern movement of the 1920s and ’30s. The stories that most captivated you include topics like forgotten subway entrances, the Vanderbilt houses and mansions, Victorian Flatbush, and much more. Without further ado, we present the top 10 most popular new articles published in 2021, ranked in ascending order.

10. Filming Locations for Only Murders in the Building

Only Murders in the Building with Steve Martin, Selena Gomez, Martin Short

The series “Only Murders In the Building,” released on Hulu today should tickle the hearts of old New Yorkers (and new). First, the filming locations for the comedic murder-mystery are entirely shot in New York City and the action is set on the Upper West Side. Second, the show is the brainchild of Steve Martin, along with screenwriters Dan Fogelman and John Hoffman. It has an old school vibe in how the show is conceived (narrators included) but is fully set in modern times.

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