Jefferson Market Library
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Frederick Clarke Withers and Calvert Vaux, 1875; Renovation, Giorgio Cavaglieri, 1967

In 1967 this Venetian Gothic landmark was converted from a courthouse into a much loved branch of the New York Public Library. Climb the 149 steps to the top of the library's tower and enjoy 360-degree views of Greenwich Village. Long lines are expected; visitors must arrive by 3pm for admittance.

Since the first OHNY Weekend in 2003, this site is one of almost 50 have participated for 10 or more years. When you visit, please thank them for championing an open city! To see a full list of 15th Anniversary sites, click here.


Image Credits: Steve Guttman via Flickr