The majority of sites participating in the 12th Annual OHNY Weekend will provide “open access” hours on Saturday, Oct. 11, and/or Sunday, Oct. 12, when visitors can explore at their own pace, on a drop-in basis.

Wondering what there is to see? Here are some fantastic Open Access sites where New Yorkers go to WORK.

 

Photo: Chuck Choi

Photo: Chuck Choi

Brooklyn Navy Yard

BLDG 92, a LEED-Certified Platinum exhibition and visitors center, tells the story of the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard, the 300-acre site that opened in 1801 as one of America’s first naval shipyards. Today, the Navy Yard is a thriving industrial, commercial, and cultural center. On both Saturday and Sunday, enter the campus through BLDG 92 to grab a Yard map and explore a curated group of fabricators, designers, artist studios and shops open throughout the Yard exclusively for OHNY Weekend. Click here to read more!

Photo of UM Project: Francis Dzikowski

Photo of UM Project: Francis Dzikowski

Interior Design Sites

For the third year in a row, the editors of Interor Design magazine have curated a selection of designers’ spaces for OHNY Weekend. Live, work, play–or is it live, play, work? Regardless of your priority, this year’s designer spaces illuminate work-life integration vividly: creative offices that feel like homes, apartments doubling as workspaces and workshops, so adventurous and creative that you’ll never want to leave. Eight sites will offer Open Access hours on Saturday and Sunday. Click here to peruse the listings for all 13 participating sites!

Photo: Joshua McHugh

Photo: Joshua McHugh

Knoll’s Flagship Offices, Showroom, & Retail Shop

The new Midtown location of famed furniture design firm Knoll includes a home design shop on part of the ground level. Directly above are the showroom and headquarters, together occupying three full levels that are suspended over the Avenue. Photo ID required for check-in; office entrance is through the lobby. Architects from ARO will be on-site to talk about the newly designed space from 9am-1pm on Saturday, Oct 11. Click here to read more!