Tag Archives: field trip fridays

Jailee, OHNY’s program coordinator, recently took a trip to see Freshkills Park on Staten Island. Freshkills (the word kill deriving from the Dutch word for creek or body of water) is a former landfill that is now being converted into a park that will eventually be three times the size of Central Park (2,200 acres). […]

The staff at OHNY got a lucky treat yesterday afternoon. They were given special access to 5 Beekman Street near City Hall. Rushed through the space, they only had about 10 minutes to explore the space inside. But, what they found was amazing! Abandoned for years, this building was built originally to house law offices. […]

Back in late May, OHNY’s program coordinator, Jailee headed over to the Austrian Cultural Forum to view the exhibition Fünf Räume (on view until September 5th). It can be easy to pass by the Austrian Cultural Forum building without noticing it since it sits among all the other tall buildings in Midtown. However, if you […]

Last week the OHNY staff (all three of us!) stepped outside the boundaries of the U.S. and entered into international territory to visit the United Nations Headquarters located in Turtle Bay. If you walk inside the boundaries of the U. N. (between 1st Ave and the East River from 42nd Street up to 48th Street) […]