Making Place : Downtown Brooklyn


A wave of new development is dramatically reshaping Downtown Brooklyn. On June 23, Open House New York will open more than a dozen buildings and sites to give you a chance to explore the dynamic change now underway in the neighborhood.

A hyper-local version of OHNY Weekend, Making Place: Downtown Brooklyn will kick-off with a panel discussion about the past and future of the neighborhood, followed by open houses and tours at a mix of sites that will include residential, commercial, and cultural spaces, as well as design studios and offices. The day will end with a closing reception and happy hour.


$15 Alumni and guests (promotional code: COLUMBIA)


Panel Discussion: 10:30 am
Open Houses and Tours: 12-4 pm
Happy Hour Reception: 4-6 pm


Zev Greenfield, Executive Director, ISSUE Project Room
Regina Myer, President, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
Timothy Quinlan, Principal, Quinlan Development
Gustavo Rodriguez, Design Director, FXCollaborative 
Paul Travis, Founder and Managing Partner, Washington Square Partners

Participating Sites and Tours

300 Ashland*
The Ashland*
Bernheimer Architecture
BRIC Arts Media House
Brooklyn Strand Action Plan*
City Point
Dime Savings Bank of Brooklyn / 9 DeKalb
The Hub*
ISSUE Project Room
New York Transit Museum
The Offerman House*
Polonsky Shakespeare Center*
The Schermerhorn
State Street Townhouses**

Please Note
*Due to limited space, tours of these sites will be filled via a lottery.
**Exterior only

Making Space: Downtown Brooklyn is presented in partnership with Downtown Brooklyn Partnership.

Tickets were made available through CAA Arts Access, a program of Columbia Alumni Association. CAA Arts Access has been opening doors to galleries, theaters, concert halls, and museums for more than 30,000 Columbia University alumni since its founding in 2007. For more information or to become a member, visit

June 23, 2018 at 10:30am - 6:30pm

Downtown Brooklyn


Alumni Team


$15.00 USD

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