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In 1965, in the wake of the destruction of Penn Station and with Grand Central Terminal threatened, Mayor Robert F. Wagner signed New York City’s groundbreaking Landmarks Law, the first legislation of its kind in the country intended to protect and preserve historically significant buildings. In 1973, with the owners of Grand Central still eager […]

During this year’s OHNY Weekend, it’s easier than ever for families with children to find fun and exciting architecturally themed activities at sites across the five boroughs! All kids programs are Open Access and free of charge. The sites listed on this page will offer special tours, crafts, and fun activities geared specifically toward children. […]

   While the majority of sites open during OHNY Weekend are Open Access and can be visited free of charge and without reservations on October 17 and 18, some sites and tours require advance reservations due to space or security restrictions. Information about all sites and tours can be viewed at Advance Reservations begin on […]

  The Final Mile: Food Systems of New York is a year-long series of public programs organized by Open House New York to explore the architecture of New York City’s uniquely multi-layered food system. In the midst of a resurgent interest in food that expresses itself in the proliferation of food halls and farmer’s markets, […]

Open House New York is excited to welcome back Mathilde Sanson to the team of volunteers involved in the 2015 OHNY Weekend. This year, her wife, Christine Cea, joins her in helping to make this Open House New York Weekend the best yet! Volunteers play a pivotal role on-site, greeting and managing lines and check-in. OHNY […]

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