Open House New York Fundraiser

Over the next few weeks, a series of fundraising benefits dedicated to educating the public about City’s architecture is being hosted by Private Spaces/Private Access.  Openhousenewyork () will host five cocktail receptions in an effort to promote awareness about design to all who participate.

More information after the break.

During these receptions, architects and designers will lead tours and talk about their work.  The events are held at differing locations, yet all are on Thursday evenings from 6.30 until 8.30 pm.  A series ticket ($500) guarantees admission to all fives events, and a single event ticket is priced at ($125).   Special guest Paul Goldberger, an architecture critic for The New Yorker, will speak on June 18 at the Modulightor.

The locations for the OHNY cocktail receptions are as follows:

  • May 28  The FLAG Art Foundation
  • June 4  Fairfax and Sammons Residence
  • June 11  Classic Townhouse, Modern Living
  • June 18  Modulightor
  • June 25  Broadway Penthouse

Proceeds from these events will be used to educate thousands about architecture and design.

For more information.  To purchase tickets.

Cite: "Open House New York Fundraiser" 25 May 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed 28 May 2015. <>
  • rodrigo bocater

    $125 for a simple class? there´s how they wanna make people ‘know architecture’? typical nyc situation!

  • tommy

    I imagine people spend just as much if not more on concert tickets. I doubt lowering the price would encourage otherwise uninterested people. Maybe if they throw in a laser show, fog machines, and over-priced tee-shirts more people would consider attending.

  • francis

    Ahhhh but there will be cocker tails and horse dovers!! I’ll better get my tux pressed!

  • santiago

    …so they say Architecture has become “elite”.
    Only about 2% of the population hires an Architect… but 100% could benefit from his knowledge… what is going on???