Monthly Archives: April, 2010

This past weekend, OHNY staffer Hae-In took a trip to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to view the cherry blossoms now in season. Founded in 1910 and located right by Prospect Park, the 52-acre garden contains many specialty gardens on their grounds, including the Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden, the Cranford Rose Garden, the Shakespeare Garden and the […]

New York City Department of Environmental Protection presents the opening of the Visitor Center at Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25, 2010 12  – 4 pm Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant 329 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn Directions to the Newtown Creek Visitors Center: Subway: G train to Greenpoint Avenue Station […]

Greetings, openhousenewyork volunteers and supporters! Bruce McDonald here, from your trusty OHNY Volunteer Council. I’m peering through the computer screen today, searching out some of our most energized and devoted minions to join our ranks, and I think I see one. Yes, you, right there – the one reading this post! I think you’ve got […]

Last week, OHNY visited The Museum of Chinese in America, in Chinatown, which opened in their Maya Lin-designed space this past September. Founded in 1980, the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history, heritage, culture and diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent here in the US. Their […]

Last summer, OHNY  traveled upstate to Dutchess County, New York for a rare opportunity to visit and tour John M. Johansen’s private residence. Long admired for his intricate concrete forms like the U.S. Embassy in Dublin (1963) and Oklahoma City’s Mummers Theater (1970), Johansen has blazed a highly original trail over a career spanning more […]

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