Tag Archives: Queens

Hindu Temple Society of North America   Constructed in the late 1970′s in Flushing, Queens, the Hindu Temple Society of North America was the very first traditional Hindu Temple built in the U.S.  Much of the intricate stonework was done for the temple by Indian artists using imported materials, making it a unique landmark in [...]

This past weekend, OHNY intern Kelly got a look at the end of the Civic Action exhibit at the Noguchi Museum. Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City is a creative and visionary artistic and architectural response to the threats to the vital character of this Queens neighborhood, situated at the border of Long [...]

This past Wednesday night, OHNY staffers Jessica and Hae-In attended The Architectural League‘s 130th Annual Meeting at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens. After a long renovation, the Museum reopened in January 2011 with a new expansion designed by architect Thomas Leeser. The Museum of the Moving Image focuses on the art, [...]

This week’s Field Trip Friday brings us to a warehouse in Long Island City, the location of architect Richard Meier’s Model Museum.  OHNY staff had a chance to tour the museum in July and take a self-guided tour. The museum of Meier’s work opened in May of 2007 for what was intended to be a [...]