Underexposed | 11
In West Harlem, a wastewater treatment plants hides beneath a 28-acre state park.
The stylized figures of Keith Haring have spread across the world, but his radical vision hasn’t always travelled with them.
Underexposed | 10
In Long Island City, stunted electrical poles mark some of the city's most contested real estate.
Call for Proposals: Urban Wild Writer Residency
We seek a writer to explore and interpret the contemporary urban landscape where highways meet gas wells, herons, and kayakers.
Underexposed | 8
Architecture, art, and infrastructure once collided on this now vacant stretch in Coney Island.
Underexposed | 7
A gas plant and five-star hotel scratch the surface of one Williamsburg block.
Underexposed | 6
Underwater and out of sight, electricity moves between boroughs through tunnels designed to weather the storm.
Underexposed | 5
Traces of a private water supply system, only recently decommissioned, extend across southeastern Queens.
Seeding the Next Epoch
Seed libraries can restart agriculture after disasters. But what of useless plants? Two artists save the spontaneous, weedy species that serve no purpose but their own.
Underexposed | 4
Hidden in Central Park, the remains of a 19th century reservoir that fell out of fashion.