OHNY Weekend Highlight: Walking Broadway
From Bowling Green to the Harlem River, Broadway is undeniably New York’s most famous street. Open House New York invites you to explore the architectural wonders of this 13-mile stretch with art historian William Hennessey, author of Walking Broadway (Monacelli Press, 2020).
Walking Broadway encapsulates the architectural history of Manhattan with fourteen walks that guide readers along New York’s most famous street. The book not only presents the history of New York’s most famous avenue, but also explores its architecture in depth, block by block, building by building.
Walking Broadway Challenge
Open House New York challenges you to the Walking Broadway Challenge. On OHNY Weekend, walk the full 13 mile length of New York’s most famous street From Bowling Green to the Harlem River. Using our bingo card inspired by the book Walking Broadway (Monacelli Press, 2020), walk, observe and celebrate New York’s most famous street.
Walking Broadway Exerpt: Bowling Green to Fulton Street
On OHNY Weekend, get free access to Walking Broadway‘s first walk “Bowling Green to Fulton Street” and take the self-guided tour to experience Broadway through author William Hennessey’s eyes. Learn about nineteen buildings and explore the reasons why they are there, and why they look the way they do.
Walking Broadway Book Talk
On October 7, Open House New York members explored the architectural wonders of Broadway with author William Hennessey. View a recording of the program and learn about a selection of Broadway’s most fascinating and unusual buildings and uncover the historic, social, economic, and political forces which shaped the street’s growth and character.