Grand Concourse- north

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The Lewis Morris apartments, where most of the doctors on the Grand Concourse used to have their offices. It was also the most well-known, most prestigious building.

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I thought this building at 1800 G.C. was a old synagogue, but it was the Pilgrim United Church of Christ, per Forgotten-ny.com.

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The Bronx Flatiron Building, at 1882 Grand Concourse.

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former Temple Zion, now a day care center. One of 260 Jewish synagogues that used to be in the South Bronx.

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Tremont Presbyterian Church. Note the gold spray-painted post ball cap. Trying spiff things up as much as possible.

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Apartment building designed by Howard Ginsbern. Note the zig-zig facade and wrap-around windows.

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toast and cafe con leche

Breakfast at one of the many little coffee shops that have sprouted up on the Concourse.

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the largest movie theater in NYC at the time

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Green Power Classic 3

These nifty little battery-powered motor scooters are quite common. Great transportation for $750, and easy to park.

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the only curved entrance on the G.C.

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reminiscent of the Palazzo Medici in Florence

Much more on these details, these buildings, and on the area in Constance Rosenblum’s Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak, and Hope along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx.

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One comment on “Grand Concourse- north
  1. Nancy Burton says:

    I lived in the Lewis Morris building in the 30′s & 40′s. Do you know when it was built?

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