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Michelle Young
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Michelle Young is the founder of Untapped Cities, a web magazine about urban architecture and design. She has a degree in art history from Harvard and is an urban planning masters candidate at Columbia University. She is the architectural columnist for Kill Screen and has contributed writing and photography to the New York Times, Pitchfork, NPR, Architecture Daily, International Business Times and Business Insider. She is also an author of the book 100 Ways to Make History, published by the New York Public Library.

Follow Michelle on Twitter at @untappedmich and @untappedcities.

Blog Entries by Michelle Young

Attending The 2012 Paris Dîner En Blanc: Versailles, Notre Dame And Place des Vosges (PHOTOS)

(3) Comments | Posted June 20, 2012 | 7:00 AM

The Dîner en Blanc Paris is by now a fabled event, started 24 years ago when François Pasquier wished to have dinner with his friends upon returning to Paris after living abroad. So many wanted to come that he asked them to meet in the Bois du Boulogne and to...

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Walking The Unfinished Last Section Of The High Line (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted June 8, 2012 | 7:00 AM

Section 2 of the High Line may have opened to great fanfare last year, but at Untapped Cities we want to show you what's still left to be finished: Section 3.

Design plans for this section, which will run through the Hudson Yards Development, were finally unveiled...

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The Legalization Of Street Art In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (PHOTOS)

(6) Comments | Posted March 9, 2012 | 6:00 AM

"Brazilian graffiti art is considered among the most significant strand[s] of a global urban art movement, and its diversity defies the increasing homogeneity of world graffiti." - Design Week

In March 2009, the Brazilian government passed law 706/07 making street art and graffiti legal if done with the consent of...

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