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Over 30 Queens Venues Open to the Public This Weekend as Part of Open House New York

Bowne House Flushing

Oct. 16, 2019. By Shane O’Brien 

Dozens of historic and state-of-the-art buildings across Queens will open their doors to the public this weekend as part of Open House New York (OHNY), an event which shows off the best architecture the city has to offer.

The event is returning for its 17th year and over 300 buildings across the city will be open for tours, talks and performances this weekend from Friday, Oct. 18 until Sunday, Oct. 20.

OHNY is an annual event that opens hundreds of New York buildings to the general public. Members of the public can explore notable buildings in the Big Apple and meet with the people who design, build or preserve them.

The weekend is ideal for architects, city lovers, civic leaders, historians, preservationists, and urban planners.

In Queens, there will be 32 different buildings open to the public. Some venues require reservations while others accept walk ins. For a complete guide of all Queens locations, click here.

Full list of Queens locations:


Bowne House Sat & Sun 12-4 p.m.

Flushing Quaker Meeting House, Sat & Sun 12-4 p.m. Tours every 30 minutes both days

Hindu Temple Society of North America Sat & Sun 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Tours every 30 minutes both days.

Kepco Inc Fri 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Lewis Latimer House Museum Sat & Sun 12-5 p.m.

Queens Historical Society/Kingsland Homestead Sat & Sun 2:30-4:30 p.m. Tours ongoing both days.

Voelker Orth Museum Sat & Sun 12-4 p.m.


The Noguchi Museum | Sat & Sun 11 a.m. -6 p.m. Tours at 2, 3 p.m. both days

Steinway Reformed Church Sat 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Tours on the half hour starting at 1:30 p.m.

Welling Court Mural Project Sat & Sun 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Tours at 11 a.m.,3:30 p.m. both days.

Long Island City

Amie Gross Architects Sun 12-4 p.m.

Big aLICe Brewing Co Fri 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm Sat 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Edison Price Lighting SOLD OUT

Hunters Point Library Sat, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Krypton Neon SOLD OUT

Stickbulb Sat & Sun 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Tours at 10:30 a.m., 12, 2, 4 p.m. both days.

Stickbulb at RUX Studios 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Tours at 10:30 a.m., 12, 2, 4 p.m. both days.

This Chick Bakes SOLD OUT

Urban Archaeology Friday, 10 to 10:45 a.m., 11 to 11:45 a.m., noon to 12:45 p.m.

Forest Hills/Kew Gardens/Ozone Park

Maple Grove Cemetery SOLD OUT

The Church-in-the-Gardens Sat 10 a.m. -2 p.m.

GallopNYC Sunrise Stables Sat & Sun 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.


DSNY Central Repair Shop SOLD OUT

Red White and Blue Enterprises Fri 10 a.m. – 1:40 p.m.


Ridgewood Reservoir Sat 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Vander-Ende Onderdonk House Sat & Sun 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.


King Manor Museum Sat & Sun 1-5 p.m. Tour at 1 p.m. both days

The Delson/Transitional Service for New York Sat 2 p.m. – 5:40 p.m.


Bayside Historical Society Sun 12-4 p.m.

Fort Totten Visitor Center & Water Battery Sat & Sun 12-4 p.m.

The Rockaways

Fort Tilden Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tours at 10 a.m., 12, 2 p.m.


Douglaston Village, Historic Douglas Manor, and the Douglaston Club SOLD OUT

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