Built in 1909, the Baggage and Dormitory Building hosted detained immigrants. Today, it stands as one of the truest remnants of Ellis Island's abandoned era.
Ellis Island is synonymous with immigration, but this little piece of land has served many purposes, from a place to fish for oysters to an FBI field office.
The latest installment of Aaron Asis' Unforgotten series focuses on Ellis Island and the importance of preserving its history.
After consistently earning top reviews, Untapped New York received Tripadvisor's 2022 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best Award.
This July, check out 16 public art installations, including Brooklyn-based artist Tom Fruin’s exhibition, From Sea To Shining Sea.
From a traditional parade in Staten Island to concerts at a drive-in, here are Untapped's picks for alternative ways to celebrate July 4th!
A symposium on Ellis Island explains the immigrant experience through the eyes of the Statue of Liberty Museum and the Tenement Museum.
As summer fully settles in and the weather warms, June is the perfect time to explore the new outdoor art on display throughout New York City. Head to Times Square to view a virtual rainbow in honor of Pride Month, take a ferry to Governors Island to check out the three new installations at its Art Center, or walk along the Upper West Side to marvel at the work of under-represented artists presented through Art on the Ave. Be sure to keep reading on to learn more about art installations still up from previous months.
This May, be sure to check out the virtual bird installation, Bird’s Eye View, at Battery Park and Yvonne Shortt’s dog sculpture Peppermint.
To celebrate the beautiful springtime weather, be sure to head outside and visit some of New York City’s newest public art installations. This April, be sure to check out THE POEM sculpture in Times Square, Rockefeller Center’s The Flag Project in honor of Earth Day, and Midnight Moment's video Wolf Light. In addition, read on to learn more about art installations still up from previous months.