The Final Mile: Food Systems of New York, was the second installment of Open House New York’s year-long Urban Systems Series of public programs. Over the course of 2015 and early 2016, The Final Mile shed light on New York City’s dynamic and multi-layered food economy while introducing and exploring approaches to render this invisible system more tangible.For all things related to The Final Mile, including a list of upcoming programs, tour recaps and more, visit The Final Mile website

The Final Mile: Food Systems of New York is made possible with generous support from the Reba Judith Sandler Foundation.




Making it Here was an exploration of manufacturing in New York City today organized by Open House New York in partnership with New York City Economic Development Corporation in 2014. Through a series of tours, talks, and other programs, Making it Here explored manufacturing in New York City today: what it looks like, how it works, and why it is so important to the future of the city. To learn more about Making it Here, visit