11. City College of New York: Great Hall

City College of New York Great Hall-Manhattan-OHNY Weekend-NYCPhoto credit: City College of New York

In 1907, City College moved up to this breathtaking Neo-Gothic campus. Built from the Manhattan schist bedrock on which they perch, the buildings are replete with white terra cotta ornament and a rich array of delightful grotesques reflecting the academic disciplines originally housed within. During OHNY Weekend, step inside of the iconic Shepard Hall to explore the soaring Great Hall, a jewel of architect George B. Post’s grand design and one of the largest rooms in all of New York City.

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2 Responses
  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.

    • michelle young Reply

      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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