Making it Here: National Cab & Door Factory Tour
Tours at 9 AM and 11 AM (SOLD OUT)
In an old art deco factory building off the R-train in Queens, National Elevator Cab & Door Corporation builds the elevator cabs that carry millions of New Yorkers every day. Learn about how the city’s uniquely robust demand for vertical transportation has allowed this family-owned and operated manufacturing business to grow in place during its more than eighty-year history.
This tour is part of Making it Here. Click here to learn more about the series.
Please note that as this is an active manufacturing space it is required that you wear closed-toed, hard-soled shoes for your safety. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Open House New York (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.
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