Monthly Archives: August, 2011

OHNY Volunteer Council member, Bob Moore, joined our volunteer crew last month for the Hidden Harbor Tour that was organized in partnership with the Working Harbor Committee. He recaps the evening and gives details about the harbor, landscapes and vistas that were seen during the two hour tour. Despite the fact that the day dawned […]

The OHNY Weekend is Saturday & Sunday, October 15 & 16, 2011. Be a Part of Architecture, Design, History and NYC’s Unique Built-Environment! Register here Benefits of being an OHNY Weekend Volunteer  -meet people who share your interest in architecture and design -an OHNY button that allows front-of-the-line access at non-reservation sites during the Weekend […]

Last week the OHNY staff (all three of us!) stepped outside the boundaries of the U.S. and entered into international territory to visit the United Nations Headquarters located in Turtle Bay. If you walk inside the boundaries of the U. N. (between 1st Ave and the East River from 42nd Street up to 48th Street) […]

Last week our new program coordinator, Jailee Rychen, took an afternoon break from the office world of computers and ringing phones and headed out to Brooklyn Grange, a commercial organic rooftop farm located in Long Island City. From below, on the street, a passerby would never suspect that up above fruits and vegetables of all […]

We would like to introduce Megan Elevado, our Volunteer Coordinator for the 2011 OHNY Weekend. Megan is a native New Yorker, born and raised in Brooklyn. After graduating from NYU, she worked as an event planner and fundraiser for non-profit cultural institutions in New York including the American Museum of Natural History and New York […]

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