We got a tip in the Untapped Mailbag about a "staircase that leads to nowhere" in Riverside Park so we went to check it out.
We've rounded up the quirkiest and most surprising statues in New York City, from a former communist leader to a giant bronze rat.
This week's #untappedcities Instagram "Pic" of the Week goes to @kelptrap712 and this shot of the Ralph Ellison Memorial in Riverside Park.
Before they became the voices of the Beat Generation, Kerouac, Burroughs and Ginsberg were involved in a murder that played out at Columbia University.
Some of the Freedom Tunnel's most priceless works have been painted over, but walls don't stay empty for long in this historic hub of NYC graffiti culture.