Open House NY at City College - the Great Hall and the Solar RoofPod & Harlem Garden
The City College of New York participates in Open House New York (OHNY) Weekend on Saturday, October 13th, with two venues reflecting its extraordinary history as well as its continuing prominence in cutting-edge scholarship and design.
OHNY Weekend is a celebration of an extraordinary city and its architecture, offering unparalleled access to important spaces. City College opens the Great Hall, a jewel within architect George B. Post's grand design of the landmarked Neo-Gothic campus. Step inside the soaring space--one of the largest rooms in all of New York City--and learn about its history and architecture from the chief architect guiding its restoration, Carl Stein. The Great Hall (located within the main building, Shepard Hall) will be open to the public from the hours of 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., and tours will be given at 10, 11, 12, and 1. Extend your campus visit to CCNY Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture's Solar RoofPod, a student-designed micro-dwelling, with tours led by Professor Christian Volkmann at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m., together with current and former CCNY students and High School for Math, Science, and Engineering teachers and students who have been involved with the Harlem Garden for Urban Food project. Engineering teachers and students who have been involved with the Harlem Garden for Urban Food project. The RoofPod & Harlem Garden for Urban Food will be open from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Tours of the Great Hall will be offered at 10 a.m., 11, 12, and 1 p.m.. Shepard Hall entrance is at Convent Avenue and West 139th Street.
Tours of the Solar RoofPod and Urban Farm will be offered at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.. Spitzer School of Architecture entrance is at Convent Avenue and West 135th Street.
Additional tours of the City College of New York campus will be available.
October 13, 2018
10:00 AM — 2:00 PM
The City College of New York
Convent Avenue & W138th Street
Shepard Hall and the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture
The Great Hall in Shepard Hall and the Rooftop in the School of Architecture