Architecture / Arts & Culture

Tour of the Historic Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Studio

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Studio, New York Studio School, NY. Photo by Lexi Campbell.

Located in the heart of the Greenwich Village Historic District, the Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Studio has served American artists for well over a century — and now, it’s finally opening its doors to Untapped Cities. Join us on a special tour on September 15th at …

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Tour the Javits Center Green Roof and Sustainability Features

Did you know that the Javits Center has a 6.75 acre green roof, hiding atop the building? The 760,000 square-feet Jacob K. Javits Center is the busiest convention center in the United States. Beyond its purpose as a venue, the center places a heavy focus on sustainability initiatives.

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Walking Tour of New York Art Deco Architecture (Part II): Central Park West

  
The Eldorado. Image via Wikimedia: Diego Silvestre 

New York is defined by its Art Deco buildings, which has transformed the city into the thriving metropolis that stands today. In celebration of the city’s architectural legacy, Untapped Cities is partnering with Anthony W. Robins, New York’s best-known Art Deco guide, for a special walking …

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Fourth of July Fireworks Cruise With Statue Cruises

Image via Statue Cruises Facebook

Summer has finally arrived and Independence Day is just around the corner. For those seeking an adventure, Statue Cruises — the official ferry boat service to the Statue of Liberty and the Ellis Island Memorial Museum — is hosting a special, one-day fireworks cruise in celebration of the holiday. Forgo …

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Special Access Tour Inside the New York State Pavilion

Public access to the New York State Pavilion, a relic of the 1964-65 World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, has been a rare treat, despite a consistent flurry of interest in the landmark. We’re excited to announce that we will be offering a free, special access tour of the Philip Johnson-designed Pavilion on Sunday, September 24th …

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Untold Stories of 9/11 Walking Tour

The attacks of September 11, 2001 were a seminal event, forever changing New Yorkers and their city. While most of us are familiar with the basic elements of that day, there are fascinating facts and stories that are seldom told. On this walking tour, we’ll uncover lesser-known aspects of the tragedy. Discover the roots of the …

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