Monthly Archives: August, 2012

OHNY’s Ellen Ryan and Jailee Rychen along with OHNY board members Margaret Sullivan and Scott Anderson got a rare treat this past Wednesday night. Artist Tom Fruin talked with them about his stunning installation, Watertower, located on the top of 20 Jay Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn.  Fruin’s piece is a sculptural interpretation of a water […]

MTA Arts for Transit   Photo credit Rob Wilson   Take the subway and learn about the artwork in NYC’s subway stations! Since 1985, MTA Arts for Transit & Urban Design has been commissioning artwork to enhance and improve the subway experience. Within the stations of Times Square and Midtown, riders now enjoy works by […]

This summer, OHNY Staff and intern Elis, got an exclusive tour of Brownstone East Village by the renovation architect Bill Peterson. Completed in 2010, this residence features one-of-a-kind retractable second-floor façade and rear garage door all designed with high-performance materials. The design mixed with the retractable elements integrates beautifully outside with inside and past with present. […]

GrowNYC – Union Square Greenmarket    photo credit David Hughes, GrowNYC   GrowNYC is a hands-on non-profit organization which improves New York City’s quality of life through community based environmental programs. It empowers New Yorkers to create clean and healthy environments for themselves and for future generations with a number of programs like training for […]

OHNY is delighted to unveil this year’s event guide cover designed by the celebrated artist and writer, Christoph Niemann. Can you name all of the buildings in his illustration? Reply with your responses! This year’s event guide will be an insert in the September 27th issue of Time Out New York. Make sure to pick […]

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