An Architectural Tour Up The Hudson
Thursday, June 28, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
An Architectural Tour
Up The Hudson
Follow the signs for Hornblower at the Pier 40 (on the north end of the Pier)
After 4pm today, tickets will be available on-site for $40
Join OHNY for a specially designed boat tour along the majestic Hudson River featuring the voices of Bill Miller, historian and maritime author, and James Sanders, architect, author and film maker. The tour, aboard the brand new Hornblower Infinity craft, will pass the site of the new Whitney Museum, Chelsea Piers, Luxury Liner Row and Pier 54, where the survivors of the Titanic were taken 100 years ago and other historic sites. Cruise past Frank Gehry’s IAC corporate headquarters, Jean Nouvel’s new apartment house, the Standard Hotel, the High Line and much more. See the location of the fabled New Jersey Palisades Amusement Park and learn about its heyday and subsequent demise. Hear the stories and the histories behind two centuries of waterfront development along the Hudson. Water, juice and soda available for purchase on the boat. No food will be for sale but you are welcome to bring your own aboard.
Rain or shine.
Boat leaves promptly at 6:30. Please arrive 15-20 minutes early to check-in.
Tickets will be sold at the door for $40. Cash only.
Tickets to this event are non-refundable. Should you not be able to attend, the full price of unused tickets may be treated as a donation to openhousenewyork and is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
When & Where
openhousenewyork (OHNY) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The mission of OHNY is to promote a greater appreciation of the city’s built environment; broaden public awareness by exposing diverse audiences to distinctive examples of architecture, engineering and design; educate and inspire discussion of issues of excellence in design, planning and preservation; and showcase outstanding new work as well as structures of historic merit.