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11th Annual openhousenewyork® Weekend
October 12 & 13, 2013

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Photo credit: Lovis Dengler Ostenrik


Times Square is once again excited to participate in openhousenewyork weekend October 12 & 13, 2013. The 11th Annual openhousenewyork Weekend will unlock the city, allowing New Yorkers and tourists alike free access hundreds of sites talks, tours, performances and family activities in neighborhoods throughout the five boroughs. OHNY gives you rare access into the extraordinary architecture that defines New York City, while introducing you to the people who make the city a vibrant and sustainable place to live, work, and play.

The free tours depart from the Times Square Museum and Visitor Center on 7th Avenue between 46th and 47th Streets.


Behind Broadway
The Broadway tour zeroes on Times Square's rich theater heritage. The tour is a multimedia experience: live guides, aspiring actors, guide you around Times Square as you listen to recordings of Broadway show tunes and interviews with famous Broadway actors through headset.

Saturday, October 12, 11am, 1pm
Sunday, October 13, 11am, 1pm

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Can’t make openhousenewyork? Sign up for Walkin’ Broadway tour

Crossroads of Design
This ninety-minute exclusive walking tour of Times Square’s unique and hidden design and architectural assets will take participants through several generations of Times Square design, from ornamented European-style theaters of Broadway to Renzo Piano’s new incarnation of the New York Times building to the adapted landmarked buildings that unite the present with the past.

Sunday, October 13, Noon

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Times Square Nighttime "Spectaculars"
A nighttime tour of Times Square "Spectaculars"- the massive billboards and electronic signs that have made Times Square a cultural landmark for over a century. The tour, led by Director of Public Art, will culminate in the Midnight Moment, a public art display across over 15 signs every night at 11.57pm, presented by Times Square Arts and Times Square Advertising Coalition.

Saturday, October 12, 11pm
Sunday, October 13, 11pm

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