Monthly Archives: August, 2010

Yesterday, OHNY’s staff got to tour the Motor Vessel Red Hook, one of three sludge boats in D.E.P.’s fleet. The tour started at the North River Plant (one of New York City’s 14 wastewater treatment plants) with Steve Askew, the Plant Superintendent. Located on the Hudson River, west of the West Side Highway from 137th […]

They’re here! We are excited for the new button colors for the 8th Annual openhousenewyork Weekend, October 9 & 10, 2010!

Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza has a myriad of distinguishable monuments, fountains and architecture. Recently, OHNY intern Kathleen took a closer look at the intricate design of the Memorial Arch. The Memorial Arch commemorates the defenders of the Union and was the original gateway to Prospect Park.  Designed by John H. Duncan in 1889—the same man […]

A few months ago, OHNY staffer Hae-In spent her Sunday morning exploring the Red Hook waterfront. Walking down Van Brunt there are various shops and restaurants, but there is also a sense of quiet and calm, as Red Hook is not as easily accessible by train compared to other neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Red Hook is […]

Ennead Architects (formerly Polshek Partnership) will lead intimate tours of buildings throughout New York City that showcase the diversity of the firm’s acclaimed portfolio. The Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space Wednesday, August 25 6:30 – 7:30 pm Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the Rose Center for Earth and Space redefined […]

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