Thursday, October 05, 2017

OHNY Landscapes

Open House New York (OHNY), which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, is taking place on Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15. Listings are online and advance reservations for ticketed events start today at 11am. Here are a half dozen recommendations that require reservations, all of them landscapes, one in each borough and one on Randall's Island (technically part of Manhattan but here treated differently).

Top-left to bottom-right in images above:

Brooklyn Bridge Park
Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn
Saturday, October 14: 11:00 am
Architect: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, 2008-Present (Ongoing)

Concrete Plant Park
Hunts Point, Bronx
Saturday, October 14: 11:00 am, 1:00 pm
Architect: James Mituzas, 2009

West 215th Step Street
Inwood, Manhattan
Sunday, October 15: 10:00 am, 10:30 am, 11:00 am, 11:30 am
Architect: WXY Architecture + Urban Design, 2016

Ridgewood Reservoir
Glendale, Queens
Saturday, October 14: 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm
Sunday, October 15: 10:00 am, 12:00 pm
Architect: City of Brooklyn, 1859

Freshkills Park
Travis, Staten Island
Sunday, October 15: 1:00 pm
Architect: NYC Parks and James Corner Field Operations, 2036

Bike Tour: 101 Randall's Island Connector: Community, Industry, and Design
Randall's Island, Manhattan
Sunday, October 15: 10:00 am
Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects and Bike New York