Category Archives: Bronx

Young Israel of Moshulu Parkway, Bronx, NYC

The Young Israel temple sits tucked away off Moshulu Parkway at the corner of East 208th Street and Steuben Avenue. According to several articles, the congregation is now quite small (less than a dozen at any one time) and there … Continue reading

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Mundane Mondays: Holy Cross R. C. Church, Bronx, NYC

  Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church is actually part of a larger complex including a school, gymnasium and convent dating from 1955. The current church’s cornerstone was laid in 1966 and the building was opened in 1968. A school annex … Continue reading

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St Mary Star of the Sea, City Island, NYC

St. Mary Star of the Sea is located close to the entrance to City Island on City Island Avenue, next to the Samuel Pell House, one of the oldest houses on the island. It was built in 1958-59 and is the third … Continue reading

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Public School 49, Mott Haven, NYC

Public School 64, also known as the Willis Avenue School, was built in 1965.  It is located on Willis Avenue between 139th and 140th Streets and has the typical detailing of many mid-century New York City schools including colored enamel … Continue reading

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Grand Concourse Executive Towers, Bronx, NYC

This wavy white brick apartment complex looks like it should be in Miami but instead is at 1020 Grand Concourse in The Bronx, found among the plentiful Art Deco buildings. It opened in 1963 and was designed by prolific, but … Continue reading

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