The best of Open House New York 2017

During the annual Open House New York festival, check out more than 200 normally off-limits NYC sites

Photograph: Ben Helmer

Open House New York 2017 is an annual weekend-long event during which historic buildings, architectural masterpieces, sundry landmarks and the best New York attractions welcome the public for great walking tours and, you know, nosing around. As one of the best NYC events in October, it's the perfect opportunity to explore normally off-limits places in New York.

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What is Open House New York 2017?

Curious New Yorkers and those who want to connect to the city on a whole new level will love Open House New York. This is an annual event, where hundreds of normally off-limits sites and attractions in Gotham open their doors to the public for one weekend only. Warning: Some tours require reservations, which are available on the Open House New York website in late September.

When is Open House New York 2017?

This year, Open House New York will take place on October 14 and 15, 2017.

Where can I visit during Open House New York 2017?

Folks can visit more than 200 locations during Open House New York. Returning favorites include Brooklyn Army Terminal, the Little Red Lighthouse in Washington Heights and Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx. We’ll be announcing the full list of participating sites on Wednesday, October 4, so stay tuned!

Open House New York 2017

The Open House New York 2017 lineup is here, and it’s amazing
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The Open House New York 2017 lineup is here, and it’s amazing

This year's lineup returns with many of the staples that have made the festival so cool over the past decade-and-a-half

Get an exclusive first look at NYC’s breathtaking new sky bridge at Open House New York
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Get an exclusive first look at NYC’s breathtaking new sky bridge at Open House New York

The structure, nicknamed the Dancing Towers for its off-kilter design, is connected by a sky bridge

Open House New York’s best closed-to-the-public sites
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Open House New York’s best closed-to-the-public sites

As Open House New York takes over the five boroughs, discover the usually closed-off spots you need to hit up

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Here are the must-see attractions at this year’s Open House New York
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Here are the must-see attractions at this year’s Open House New York

Exclusive: This year’s Open House New York will include the Metropolitan Opera House and ornate Loew’s “Wonder Theatre”
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Exclusive: This year’s Open House New York will include the Metropolitan Opera House and ornate Loew’s “Wonder Theatre”

New Open House New York event will let the public explore fascinating places in North Brooklyn
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New Open House New York event will let the public explore fascinating places in North Brooklyn

The nine best Open House New York tours that don’t require a reservation
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The nine best Open House New York tours that don’t require a reservation

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Comments

1 comments
Lewis F

Is the TWAFlight Center going to be open for tours this year?