9. Jay Street Firehouse

Jay Street Firehouse-Brooklyn-OHNY Weekend 2015-NYCPhoto credit MDG

Built in 1894 as Brooklyn’s Fire Department Headquarters, this richly detailed Romanesque Revival structure was recently rehabilitated and converted into housing through a partnership between the Pratt Area Community Council and and MDG Design & Construction in order to restore its historic beauty and give the tenants a building that they can be proud of. On OHNY Weekend, climb the six flights up to the historic crow’s nest to see where Brooklyn’s fire fighters once scanned the horizon for plumes of smoke.

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2 thoughts on “12 Must-Visit NYC Locations to Check Out During OHNY Weekend 2015

  1. Hi! Do you have to join something or sign up somewhere to visit the TWA terminal? I’m changing my flight back to NYC to land at JFK on the 18th just to see it.

    1. It’s open access, so you won’t need a reservation. But we would recommend going early to line up, it’s guaranteed to be packed!

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