Monthly Archives: September, 2012

The New York Public Library Stephen A. Schwarzman Building   The Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, a New York City landmark in the Beaux-Arts style, houses an expansive research collection in the humanities and social sciences, as well as a circulating children’s collection.  The building was constructed on the site of the old Croton Reservoir the late […]

Hindu Temple Society of North America   Constructed in the late 1970’s in Flushing, Queens, the Hindu Temple Society of North America was the very first traditional Hindu Temple built in the U.S.  Much of the intricate stonework was done for the temple by Indian artists using imported materials, making it a unique landmark in […]

Last week, OHNY staff and intern Elis visited the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum and learned about the museum’s exceptional approach to the displaying the history of the aircraft carrier, as well as the architectural challenges and difficulties of maintaining a museum that is also a ship. Aircraft carrier USS Intrepid was third Essex-class aircraft carrier […]

OHNY Family Festival   Bring your kids and enjoy various hands-on building, design and construction activities organized by OHNY and the Center For Architecture Foundation. Create your own beautiful stained glass window with the Eldridge Street Synagogue. Design your own gargoyle with the help of Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts. Build and […]

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