OHNY Icons: Brooklyn Public Library

 

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
6 pm

This members-only program is now at capacity, but you can follow the tour on February 12th as we live tweet it. We’ll be posting photos, interesting facts, and more.

To join the conversation, tweet us @ohny or use #OHNYicons.

 

Campus Tour: George B. Post at City College of New York

 

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Photo credit: Jeremy Seto / Flickr

Thursday, February 20, 2014
4 pm

Take a special tour of George B. Post’s neo-Gothic masterpiece with George Ranalli, Dean of the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture. The tour – which explores the campus buildings’ elaborate exterior ornamentation as well as interior spaces like Shepard Hall’s Great Hall – marks the opening of “Building the Modern Gothic: George Post at City College,” a new exhibition featuring 45 full-scale digital reproductions of Post’s original drawings for the campus buildings. The tour of the campus will end at the exhibition with remarks by Dean Ranalli, the exhibition’s curator.

This event is limited to OHNY members only. Admission is free. Online reservations will begin at 10 am on February 13 here.
Not an OHNY member yet? Click here to see a full list of membership levels and benefits and join today!

 

Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation

 

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Photo credit: Nicolas Lemery Nantel / salokin.com

Thursday, February 27, 2014
6 pm

Tour the house-museum of American sculptor Chaim Gross (1904-91) with the Gross Foundation’s executive director Dr. Susan Fisher. One of the 2013 OHNY Weekend’s most popular sites, the Gross Foundation is a hidden treasure located in a four-story 1830s Greenwich Village townhouse, home to the artist’s sculpture studio, art gallery, and living quarters. The tour will visit all four floors of this unique building, portions of which are not open to the public, while also highlighting Gross’ extensive art collection of over 7,000 objects, almost 2,000 of which are on view.

Admission $15 OHNY members; $25 non-members.
Purchase tickets here.

 

OHNY Previews: New School University Center

 

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Photo credit: Martin Seck, 2014

Saturday, March 1, 2014
10am

Get an exclusive OHNY members-only preview of the New School’s new University Center, a 16-story campus hub, with Colin Koop, AIA of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, and Lia Gartner, AIA LEED AP, the New School’s Vice President for Design, Construction and Facilities Management. Tour state-of-the-art classrooms, the two-story library and study space, the 800-seat Tishman Auditorium, and the Center’s many open collaborative spaces. In addition, explore the University’s Center’s signature “communicating stair” system, and the innovative sustainability features of this projected LEED Gold building, including a green roof, and strategic lighting and climate systems.

This event is limited to OHNY members only. Admission is free. Online reservations will begin at 10 am on February 21 here.
Not an OHNY member yet? Click here to see a full list of membership levels and benefits and join today!