Missed Reservation Day for the 12th Annual OHNY Weekend? Fear not! There are still dozens of great tours with a few spots left—but act quickly, as reservations close on Thursday, October 9th, and time is running out!

Wondering what there is to see? Here are three available tours of innovative places where New Yorkers go to WORK.

 

Photo: Paul Warchol

Photo: Paul Warchol

GLG Group

GLG’s 65,000-square-foot global headquarters, designed by Clive Wilkinson, re-imagines the modern collaborative workplace. Tour this sleek, modern office with GLG staff to learn about what it’s like to work in largest-scale implementation of “activity-based working,” which eschews assigned personal workspaces for a more flexible and shared approach, in the United States. Click here to reserve!

 

Photo: Garrett Rowland

Photo: Garrett Rowland

Lori Weitzner Design Studio

Lori Weitzner’s studio, designed by Zimmerman Workshop Architecture + Design, exudes the Weitzner brand and philosophy while also maximizing square footage. The white box studio is a working space that encourages creativity and produces incredible textiles. Tall ceilings, creative storage options, along with a sense of community through open space all contribute to the development of the Weitzner collections. Click here to reserve!

 

Photo: c/o NYDesigns

Photo: c/o NYDesigns

NYDesigns

Tour this CUNY-run Makerspace and incubator and meet entrepreneurs from a number of participating startups, including: Vengo, a cloud-based vending machine; HuxHux, a design studio dedicated to architecture, interior design, & furniture; MTWTF, a graphic design studio; BHold, a 3D printing enterprise; and Zimba Collections, a fashion design studio. Click here to reserve!

 

For a full list of tours for which you can still reserve slots, visit ohny.eventbrite.com before October 9th!

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 LEARN.

 

Photo: Albert Vecerka/Esto

Photo: Albert Vecerka/Esto

Blue School

Once the Seamen’s Church Institute, the space was completely re-designed by the Rockwell Group in 2010, and now holds the Blue School’s 18 classrooms and many shared and flexible learning spaces. The Blue School will be open to visitors on both Saturday and Sunday, with free guided tours at 10am and 1pm both days. Click here to read more!

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Photo: Jeff Goldberg/Esto

The New York Hall of Science

Included in this sprawling science center campus is the Great Hall, a 100-foot-high space with no corners or straight segments that was originally designed for the 1964-65 Worlds Fair. The Hall has been under renovation since 2008, and will open for a special “sneak peek” with Ennead Architects during OHNY Weekend! Right downtstairs, don’t miss the Maker Space + Design Lab, designed by Situ Studio, who will also be on-site! Both spaces will be open on Saturday and Sunday. Click here to read more!

Photo: Jeff Goldberg/Esto

Photo: Jeff Goldberg/Esto

The Rockefeller University

On Saturday, tour the 14-acre riverfront campus of this world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, rarely open to the general public, with a rich architectural legacy that includes historic Modernist buildings; landscape by Dan Kiley; and the 125,000-square-foot Collaborative Research Center, with its dramatic conical atrium. Click here to read more!

Missed Reservation Day for the 12th Annual OHNY Weekend? Fear not! There are still dozens of great tours with a few spots left—but act quickly, as reservations close on Thursday, October 9th, and time is running out!

Wondering what there is to see? Here are four available tours of innovative places where New Yorkers go to LEARN.

 

Photo: David Sundberg/Esto

Photo: David Sundberg/Esto

Hunter’s Point Campus

Tour this innovative new building, which houses multiple schools, with designers and project architects from FXFOWLE to see firsthand how they created distinct learning environments that allow each program to function independently, while sharing common resources. The project’s top floor is literally its crowning feature, with dining spaces located adjacent to a large outdoor terrace, affording sweeping views of Manhattan and the East River. Click here to reserve!

Photo: aba studio

Photo: aba studio

Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School (LREI)

LREI’s expansion doubled the size of this high school on a very complex urban site with historical designation. Tour the school with Andrew Bartle Architects to learn about the development of the building from an inwardly focused diocese school to an outwardly focused “campus” for a private high school in a NYC landmark district. Click here to reserve!

Photo: c/o MCNY

Photo: c/o MCNY

Museum of the City of New York

MCNY will offer two very special tours during OHNY Weekend! The Museum’s archivists will lead a tour of the Curatorial Center, including highlights from the Theater Collection and Manuscripts and Ephemera Collection. Ennead Architects will also give tours to provide an insider’s perspective into the comprehensive modernization and expansion of the museum’s historic parkside building. Click here to reserve for Curatorial Center tours! / Click here to reserve for Ennead tours!

Photo: c/o The New School

Photo: c/o The New School

The New School: University Center

Tours of the New School’s newest facility highlight the innovative architectural aspects of Universiy Center, including the state of the art auditorium, high tech classrooms, and the many sustainable features and aspects of environmentally-friendly design that were integrated into the building. Click here to reserve!

 

For a full list of tours for which you can still reserve slots, visit ohny.eventbrite.com before October 9th!

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 you can see how New Yorkers LIVE.

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Photo: c/o Bright ‘n Green

Bright ‘n Green

Utilizing 133 solar panels, natural bio-filtration systems, geothermal Earth Tube heating, super-insulated steel structural panels, Passive House Design, and more, Bright ‘n Green achieves net-zero energy use while facilitating the highest quality of indoor living environment. The site will be open on both Saturday and Sunday of OHNY Weekend. Click here to read more!

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Photo: c/o LIC Partnership

Explore LIC Self-Guided Walking Tour

On Saturday, Oct. 11, walk through Long Island City’s unique industrial landscape, now home to modern manufacturing, technology, and a thriving arts community. This self-guided tour, curated by the LIC Partnership, will lead you through buildings that showcase this diverse neighborhood in its transformation to a modern industrial hub, growing commercial center, emerging cultural circuit and booming residential community. The tour will include stops at several of the new residential towers that have sprouted up in the area. Click here to read more!

Photo: Bettina Johae

Photo: Bettina Johae

TroutHouse

A showcase of thread collective’s philosophy of integrating a broad range of sustainable strategies with a well-crafted modern design, TroutHouse is a four-story building containing the firm’s office and residential space for the partners. The building is Energy Star rated, and has been awarded LEED for Homes Gold. Stop by to explore on Saturday, Oct. 11. Click here to read more!

Missed Reservation Day for the 12th Annual OHNY Weekend? Fear not! There are still dozens of fantastic tours with a few spots left—but act quickly, as reservations close on Thursday, October 9th, and time is running out!

Wondering what there is to see? Here are some fantastic tours of sites where you can see how New Yorkers LIVE.

Photo: David Sundberg/Esto

Photo: David Sundberg/Esto

The Schermerhorn

Visitors to Common Ground’s Schermerhorn residence will not only learn how this award winning, multi-purpose residence was constructed on a very challenging site but also about the benefits of a model known as ”supportive housing.” Home to 216 low-income and formerly homeless special needs tenants, The Schermerhorn offers onsite social services that help individuals thrive in housing. Click here to reserve!

Photo: Garrett Rowland

Photo: Garrett Rowland

Suzanne Tick Home & Studio

Suzanne Tick is a textile designer, artist, weaver and entrepreneur for whom living and working are intertwined figuratively and literally—her looms, studio, and design consultancy co-exist in her East Village townhome, a three-story building with a professional design studio churning out collections of fabrics, carpet, resin, glass, and more. Click here to reserve!

Photo: Andrew Rugge archphoto

Photo: Andrew Rugge/archphoto

Urban Post-Disaster Housing Prototype

New York City is developing a post-disaster housing prototype for residents who may lose their homes as the result of a catastrophic coastal storm. Through the Urban Post-Disaster Housing Prototype Program, the City is creating a multi-story, multi-family interim housing solution that will work in urban areas across the country. Interim housing is post-disaster housing. Explore the prototype from top to bottom on OHNY Weekend. Click here to reserve!

 

For a full list of tours for which you can still reserve slots, visit ohny.eventbrite.com before October 9th!