NYC's borough of Queens is a trove of abandoned places. From psychiatric hospitals and rail lines, to army forts, there's no shortage of places to explore.
Across New York City, there are plenty of remnants of abandoned rail lines, some of which have been defunct for over a century.
Learn about the inspiration behind and the on-going mission of Untapped Cities from founder Michelle Young in the latest episode of Power Youth of Queens!
Discover secrets and stories of the Rockaways, the seaside peninsula with a vibrant history defined by military involvement and its proximity to the ocean.
We've a new date for our tour of the QueensWay. Abandoned for half a century, the old Rockaway Beach Branch of the Long Island Railroad is full of potential.
In another step forward for the Queensway, new renderings for the first phase of the linear park project by DLANDstudio Architecture + Landscape Architecture.
Plans to turn an unused rail line into The Queensway plans are underway but the project needs significant public approvals before becoming a reality.
In partnership with Friends of the QueensWay and Trust for Public Land, we're offering a behind-the-scenes tour of the long-awaited QueensWay on April 8th.