Monthly Archives: January, 2010

Gangsters: Birth of Organized Crime in America Sunday, February 28, 2010 In collaboration with the Lower East Side History Project, OHNY offers a unique walking tour covering 150 years of crime and vice in NYC. Trace the steps of criminal legends like Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, Meyer Lansky, and Bugsy Siegel–who earned their criminal stripes […]

One lucky winner won the polished aluminum Kong chair, designed by Philippe Starck and donated by Emeco (and valued at $2,595), through the OHNY Weekend Raffle this past October.  It turned out to be Debra, who lives in Syracuse and made a special trip down to New York City for the 7th Annual OHNY Weekend.  […]

Renee recently took a trip to Israel in December and we’ll be highlighting her trip in a series of Field Trip Fridays! Today takes us to The White City, a collection of over 4,000 Bauhaus or International style buildings in Tel Aviv,  introduced in the 1920s and 1930s by German Jewish architects who settled in […]

Continuing with Renee’s recent trip to Israel in December, today takes us to the Design Museum Holon. Holon, located just outside Tel Aviv, has recently announced February 2, 2010 as the inauguration date for Design Museum Holon and its building by Ron Arad Architects. After four years of construction, the museum will finally open to […]

Happy New Year from all of us at OHNY! Thank you to everyone who donated  in support of openhousenewyork. Your commitment and contribution to OHNY and its Annual openhousenewyork Weekend is very much appreciated, and helps OHNY open hundreds of sites throughout New York City’s five boroughs and serve over 185,000 individuals per year. The […]

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