Urban Sites

For cities within the United States, simply choose from the list below. For cities in other countries, choose the appropriate country and then choose the type of site.


This is intended as an archive of textual, english-language information on underground urban sites and structures throoughout the world. However, becasue of the English-langauge focus, it is a fairly comprehensive site for American sites and merely a survey of the rest of the world.

Any broken links or other problems, or any additional information about underground sites--Please email me at smd45@columbia.edu. When submitting information, please let me know if you would prefer to be credited or remain anonymous.


United States-Australia-Canada-Czech Republic-France-Germany-Italy-Luxembourg-Netherlands-Russia-United Kingdom


Albany, NY-- Missile Silos

Boston, MA-- Subway System

Chicago, IL-- Nike Missile Silo

Cincinnati, OH-- Leftovers from a partially built subway system

Columbus, OH-- a drain

Denver, CO-- Missile Silos

Detroit, MI-- Train tunnel to Canada

Glencove, NY-- Abandoned research center?

Houston, TX-- Pedestrian tunnels

Los Angelos, CA-- Old subway tunnel

Minneapolis, MN-- Sewering

New York City, NY-- Subway Tunnels, Grand Central Station, Riverside Park (Amtrak) Tunnel, Water Supply Tunnels, General NYC Archeology, and Resources.

Philadelphia-- Subway

Providence, RI-- Abandoned East Side Train tunnel

Rochester, NY-- Old Subway system?

Roswell, NM-- Silos

San Diego, CA-- Storm drains

San Francisco, CA-- Chinatown tunnels

St. Louis, MO-- Brewery catacombs

Washington, DC-- Subways, Tunnels of government buildings


Adelaide, Australia-- a new cave clan.

Melbourne, Australia-- Links to the Cave Clan (Sewering)

Sydney, Australia-- Train tunnels


Toronto, Canada-- Subways, Sewers


Plzen, Czech Republic-- Historic Tunnels


Paris, France-- Catacombs, Subways


General info for Germany


Italy General resources-- caving groups

Naples, Italy- "old world tunnels"

Rome, Italy-- "old world tunnels"

Trieste, Italy-- "old world tunnels"


Luxembourg-- "old world tunnels"


Limburg, Netherlands-- Mines

Rotterdam, Netherlands-- Subways


Moscow, Russia-- The Diggers of the Moscow Underground, and an abandoned quarry tunnels turned hip


General UK Resources-- newsgroup and Subterranea Britannica

Liverpool, England-- The Williamson tunnels

London, England-- Subways, whatnot

Dover, England-- Old Bunkers

Dublin, Ireland-- Trinity College Tunnels

Exeter, UK-- Leftover Roman Tunnels