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News - 10.13.16

OHNY Tours Manhattan District 1/2/5 Garage & Spring Street Salt Shed

This Saturday and Sunday, October 15th and 16th, the Annual Open House New York Weekend returns with tours, talks, and special events at more than 250 sites across all five boroughs. Among those sites not typically open to the public, Dattner Architects and DSNY are proud to open the doors of the year-old Manhattan District 1/2/5 Garage & Spring Street Salt Shed for tours on Sunday, October 16th. Visitors will be guided through the garage, up to the green roof, and into the Sat Shed, providing a behind-the-scenes glimpse into what it takes to manage the city’s waste stream, and to keep our streets clean. The tours will show visitors why these new infrastructure buildings have been named the “two of the most distinguished public buildings in the city in years” as well as the processes that go on behind the scenes to ensure the city is kept healthy, safe and clean.

About Open House New York

Open House New York (OHNY) provides broad audiences with unparalleled access to the extraordinary architecture of New York and to the people who help design, build, and preserve the city. Through its year-round programs and the annual OHNY Weekend, Open House New York celebrates the best examples of design and planning throughout the five boroughs, from historic to contemporary, and helps foster a more informed conversation about how architecture and urban design sustain New York as a vibrant place to live, work, and learn.

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