Our latest Untapped New York podcast episode is out, all about how the New York City steam system works. Have you ever wondered about those orange and white smokestacks you see?
As the story goes, there’s a famous job interview question first used by Microsoft: “Why are manhole covers round?” Our
Smökers, an ephemeral pop-up project by Mark Reigelman, replaces the orange and white steam chimneys on NYC's streets with cute wooden cabins.
The New York Times has released a video series making the complications surrounding NYC's infrastructure more accessible to the public in 5 short installations.
The NYT's "Living City: A City Shaped by Steam" video is 4th of a series of six mini-documentaries that make issues of infrastructure interesting and accessible.
These orange and white-striped vents that let out steam are a familiar sight in parts of Manhattan. But what do they do exactly?