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October 27, 2009
by Lisa Delgado Bill Millard Jessica Sheridan Assoc. AIA LEED A

Event: 2009 openhousenewyork
Dates: 10.10-10.11.09
Organizers: openhousenewyork

The seventh annual openhousenewyork weekend took place 10.10-10.11.09, opening doors to architectural sites not usually open to the public. e-Oculus reporters scattered throughout the city taking advantage of the great weather to visit (and photograph) the sites.

1-CapJeff-PW-Slot

Architects gave tours of their firms and homes. (L-R): Sara Caples, AIA, and Everardo Jefferson, AIA, of Caples Jefferson Architects; Caples Jefferson Architects’ office; tour of Perkins+Will office; and Slot House, designed by and inhabited by noroof architects.

(L-R): Bill Millard; Lisa Delgado; Lisa Delgado; Jessica Sheridan

2-Roosevelt-Mason-StVP-W

Grand interiors were on display. (L-R): Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site; Grand Masonic Lodge of New York; St. Vincent de Paul Church; and W New York, designed by BBG-BBGM.

(L-R): Melissa Simonetti; Bill Millard; Bill Millard; Melissa Simonetti

3-MorrisJ-Stone-Sylvan-93

Historic buildings and renovations were open to the public. (L-R): Morris-Jumel Mansion, Manhattan’s oldest house and George Washington’s headquarters in 1776; Old Stone House, a reconstructed Dutch farmhouse built in 1699 and first home of the Brooklyn Dodgers; Sylvan Terrace; and 93 Nevins, a renovated townhouse meeting LEED for Homes and American Lung Association Health House Program standards, designed by Cycle Architecture.

(L-R): Dan Stewart; Jessica Sheridan; Dan Stewart; Jessica Sheridan

4-GWB-WaterTower-Aqueduct

And tours were given of parks throughout the five boroughs. (L-R): Little Red Lighthouse in Fort Washington Park; view from High Bridge Water Tower in Harlem; and the Croton Aqueduct from Highbridge Park in the Bronx, tour given by the AIANY Emerging NY Architects committee and site of the committee’s international ideas competition, HB:BX.

(L-R): Dan Stewart; Dan Stewart; Jessica Sheridan

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