Since the first Open House New York Weekend took place in October 2003, more than 1,100 buildings and sites across the five boroughs have opened their doors for tours and talks visited by more than one million people from around the city and around the world. Open House New York expresses its deepest gratitude to all of those sites for being the true champions of an open city. In honor of OHNY Weekend’s special anniversary this year, Open House New York celebrates a very special group of almost fifty sites that have been opening their doors for a decade or more, including ten that have participated in every OHNY Weekend since the first! When you visit any of the sites listed here, please take a moment to thank the hosts for their commitment to keeping New York open!

15 YEAR SITES

The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

Center for Architecture

Church of the Transfiguration

The Hindu Temple Society of North America

King Manor Museum

Masonic Hall

New York Marble Cemetery

Ukrainian Institute of America

The Woodlawn Cemetery

The Wyckoff House Museum

 

  
  

10+ YEAR SITES

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House

Alice Austen House

Austrian Cultural Forum

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Brooklyn Army Terminal

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn Navy Yard

Central Park

Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew

Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

Freshkills Park

General Grant National Memorial

General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York

Governors Island

Grace Church in New York

Grand Central Terminal

Jefferson Market Library

Little Red Lighthouse

Modulightor Building

Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden

Museum at Eldridge Street

Museum of Bronx History at the Valentine-Varian House

Museum of the City of New York

The New York Botanical Garden

New York City Marble Cemetery

New York University

The Noguchi Museum

Old Stone House & Washington Park

Prison Ship Martyrs’ Monument

Prospect Park

Scandinavia House

Temple Emanu-El

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

Times Square Arts

US Coast Guard Cutter LILAC

Van Alen Institute

Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary, and Victorian Garden

The Waterfront Museum

 

  

  

Most 10 and 15 Year sites are Open Access and may be visited free-of-charge on a drop-in basis. Tours or access to areas not usually open to the public will be offered at all of these sites. Full tour descriptions and information about how to visit these sites will be available on October 4.

 

Photos: Collector’s Suite at the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House by Nicolas Lemery Nantel; Grand Central Terminal Peter Aaron/OTTO; The Hindu Temple Society of North America by Benniken CC BY-SA 4.0; The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine by Jesse Vega; Eldridge Street Synagogue by Peter Aaron/OTTO; Alice Austen House by Floto and Warner; Austrian Cultural Forum by David Plakke; Little Red Lighthouse by Jessica Bruah; Temple Emanu-El by Christian Grattan; Brooklyn Army Terminal by Nicolas Lemery Nantel; General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen Library by Bernard Moucheraud; and Masonic Hall courtesy of the site.