Tag Archives: Field Trip Friday

Two weeks ago, the OHNY staff and Tessa Hartley, OHNY’s new intern, took a field trip to Capsys Corp. in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. You may have heard of New York City’s micro-apartment project, which will be constructed by Capsys next year. They are receiving a lot of attention for this project, but they have […]

Last month, OHNY intern Elis and staff Jessica Mak and Jailee Rychen visited the Brooklyn Historical Society, a local urban history center, whose mission is to preserve and foster the study of Brooklyn’s 400-year history. Designed by George Post, the building features bold use of terracotta on its exterior, beautiful bronze fixtures, and a stunning […]

A few weeks ago, intern Elis and the OHNY Staff visited the construction site of the future home for Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Designed by renowned architect Hugh Hardy and being built by Sciame Construction, the building is at once simple yet elegant, and dynamic, yet intimate. A LEED […]

On October 6th, during the 2012 OHNY Weekend, OHNY intern Elis got to climb 149 steps to the top of the Jefferson Market Library Tower. Designed by Frederick Clarke Withers and Calvert Vaux, this Venetian Gothic tower, provides unparalleled 360° views of Greenwich Village. The tower, usually closed to the public, was an exclusive OHNY […]

For this week’s Field Trip Friday, we have a guest post from architectural desginer Eric Ball who takes us into one of the processing facilities of WeRecycle! a regional company whose programs focus on the ethical recycling and management of electronic waste. On an early August morning Lauren Dykes from WeRecycle! welcomed me into their […]