Tag Archives: Upper West Side

This December, the Trust for Architectural Easements will provide the opportunity to tour the little-seen courtyard of the Belnord, a palatial, Renaissance-style apartment building occupying a full city block in the heart of the Upper West Side. The 13-story limestone and terra cotta building – the largest elevator apartment building in the world upon its […]

On Friday evening one of OHNY’s summer interns, Jordan, decided to take a field trip that would be both cultural and spiritual. She went to visit Congregation B’nai Jeshurun on the Upper West Side. Originally founded in 1825 by a group of German and Polish Jews who broke from New York’s Temple Shearith Israel also […]

Private Garden Courtyard Tour on the Upper West Side This month, visit the private garden courtyard of The Belnord, a palatial, Renaissance-style apartment building occupying a full city block in the heart of the Upper West Side. At 22,000 square feet, the courtyard was touted as the world’s largest when The Belnord was completed in […]

OHNY staff recently visited The First Church of Christ Scientist, located on 68th and Central Park West.  This copper domed Beaux-Arts church is an OHNY Weekend site and the location of our first volunteer training session on September 24. Having recently emerged from a renovation that began in 2005, the Church (formerly The Second Church […]