Additional tours and presentations will be added throughout the year, as will details for the programs listed below. Please check back regularly for updated information, or subscribe to Open House New York’s e-newsletter to have updates sent to you.

LAUNCH EVENT
Redefining Safety and Justice for the 21st Century City
May 30 / 7:00 PM
Spaces of Justice will kick-off with a presentation by Elizabeth Glazer, Director of the Mayor’s Office for Criminal Justice, followed by a conversation with Stanley Richards, Executive Vice President, The Fortune Society, moderated by Rosalie Genevro, Executive Director, The Architectural League. Read more.

TOUR
Staten Island Courthouse
St. George, Staten Island
June 12 / 3:00 PM
A tour of a recently completed courthouse in Staten Island that houses the New York State Supreme Civil and Criminal Courts, lower Criminal Court, and related agencies. Tour the building with architects Susan Rodriguez, Susan T. Rodriguez Architects and Design Partner, Ennead Architects, and Christopher Halloran, Senior Associate, Ennead Architects. Reservations begin May 22.

SCREENING
Rikers: An American Jail
June 27 / 7:00 PM
A screening of a documentary from Bill Moyers that gives the men and women who have endured Rikers Island a chance to tell their stories, to make vivid the human toll of the crisis of mass incarceration.

TOUR
Castle Gardens
Upcoming
A tour of The Fortune Society’s innovative mixed-use housing development in Harlem that provides affordable and supportive housing–along with a green roof, meeting spaces, a library, and related services–for homeless individuals and families who have a history of involvement with the criminal justice system.

TOUR
Brownsville Community Justice Center/Belmont Revitalization Project
Upcoming
A tour with the Brownsville Community Justice Center, a program of the Center for Court Innovation, to learn more about the work they are doing in central Brooklyn to reduce crime, provide alternatives to incarceration, and reimagine public spaces in the neighborhood.

TOUR
Brooklyn Justice Initiative
Upcoming
A tour with the Brooklyn Justice Initiative, a program of the Center for Court Innovation, to learn more about the work they are doing in the Brooklyn Criminal Court to change how the centralized criminal court handles misdemeanor and non-violent felony cases.

TOUR
Red Hook Community Justice Center
Upcoming
A tour of the Center for Court Innovation’s award-winning Red Hook Community Justice Center, the country’s first multi-jurisdictional community court that offers an array of programs that work to improve both public safety and trust in justice.

TOUR
Midtown Community Court
Upcoming
A tour of the Center for Court Innovation’s groundbreaking Midtown Community Court, one of the country’s first community-based problem-solving courts.

TOUR
Building Community Support for Reforming Spaces of Justice
Upcoming
A panel discussion on how to build community support for where to locate criminal justice facilities, with Martin Horn, Executive Director, New York State Sentencing Commission; Dana Kaplan, Executive Director, Youth and Strategic Initiatives, NYC Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice; and JoAnne Page, President, The Fortune Society.

TOUR
The Bridge/Maple Street Residence
Upcoming
A tour of a new residential facility in Crown Heights built and operated by The Bridge, an organization that provides critical services such as supportive housing, mental health and substance abuse treatment, and job training and placement to 2,300 vulnerable New Yorkers every year.

TOUR
South Bronx Neighborhood Opportunity Network
Upcoming
A tour of a community-based facility in the South Bronx operated by the NYC Department of Probation that connects probation clients with employment preparation, mentoring, healthcare, literacy programs, and arts and sport programming.

TOUR
Neighborhood Safety, Affordability, and Stability
Upcoming
A panel discussion on safety, gentrification, and housing affordability, with Ingrid Ellen Gould, Director of the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy; Martin Dunn, President, Dunn Development; Leila Borzog, Deputy Commissioner for Neighborhood Strategies, NYC Dept of Housing and Preservation. Additional speakers to be announced.


 

List in Formation

Additional tours and programs presented as part of Spaces of Justice are in the works. Check this page regularly, as additional programs will be added over the course of 2018. For more information about Spaces of Justice, click here to read the series introductionPrograms listed here are subject to change.