What is there to see in The Bronx?

Looking through my photographs, in chronological order, since January, 2013:

Fordham Road shopping district, Medina Halal Meat & Desi Grocery, Edgar Allen Poe Cottage, Fordham University campus, nearby Metro-North train station, Kingsbridge Armory, S. Hyman Plumbing Supplies, Arthur Avenue (aka Little Italy): Borgatti’s Ravioli & Egg Noodles, Our lady of Mount Carmel church, pastry shops, Cosenza’s fish, bakeries, the Retail Market mall; Romanesque apartments, Bronx County Courthouse (including its 8 grandiose sculptures and friezes), Grand Concourse & its Art Deco apartments, Lorelei statue in Joyce Kilmer Park, 1150 Grand Councourse: the “Fish Building,” frame houses enclosed by iron grates and surrounded by large apartments, Tudor-style apartments, step streets, the Harlem River, more churches, dads walking their kids to school, Robert Moses’ legacy, the Robert Morris, canners, former synagogues, Hispanic restaurants, Loew’s Paradise Theatre, Green Power motorbikes, colorful Dominican music posters, well-kept row houses on Davidson Avenue, new LFS Nova Bus, ten walkable bridges over the Harlem River, J.L. Mott Iron Works, artwork in forty MTA subway & elevated stations, steel-girder bridges over the Bronx River, the Greenway, Concrete Plant Park, elevated tracks & structures, commercial graffiti by Royal Kingbee et al, unsanctioned graffiti, National Bakery on Westchester Avenue (flan!), clean men’s room at Parkchester station, terra cotta figures decorating the Met Life apartments in Parkchester, 180th Street station, remnants of NYW&B railway, Valentine-Varian House, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx Borough Courthouse, occasional cobblestones, Bronx Community College (former NYU uptown) campus, Hall of Fame of Great Americans, new library at BCC with Daniel Hauben murals, Church of St. Nicholas of Tolentine, 37 different designs of manhole covers, 12 Historic Districts (each with noteworthy architecture), American Banknote building, Joseph Rodman Drake Park, plastic bags full of bottles & cans piled up outside the DRC Group Recycling Center, Mosholu Parkway, Tracey Towers, Tudor-style apartment that Neil lived in, DeWitt Clinton High School, community organizations, two abandoned NYWB railway stations, new buildings replacing the burnt-out areas of The South Bronx (Charlotte Street), NY Botanical Garden, Lorillard Snuff Mill, white cobblestones running down the middle of Oliver Place, shiny busy barber shops, Caribe Restaurant, $5.99 pollo, arroz y habichuela especial at  El Valle Restaurant chain,

South Bronx Urban Garden, decorative ironwork on Macombs Dam bridge, original Bronx River Parkway Reservation brickwork, Allerton Coops, 9/11 fireman mural, brick window arches, 239th Street subway yard, Bissell community garden, Nereid Avenue Bridge over Bronx River, rubblestone foundations, monument to Chief Nimham & Stockbridge Indians, Officer Frederick ‘Boom-Boom’ Washington of the 42nd Precinct,

Woodlawn Cemetery: six “Great Trees,” many mausoleums (Harbeck, Woolworth, Jerome, Borden, Isidore & Ida Strauss, Bache, Ehret, Belmont, etc.) and graves of famous people (Miles Davis, Herman Melville, Admiral Farragut, Duke Ellington, etc.), a place that Bronx historian John McNamara described as full of flowers, wildlife, budding trees in June, a lake, birds, interesting architecture, and “not at all gloomy;”

Crotona Park, Indian Lake, Frank’s Sporting Goods, ghost ads, Rocking the Boat, Hunts Point Riverside Park, Hunts Point Produce Market ($2 per vehicle, plus $3 per person), Bronx Grit Chamber, Barretto Point Park, Spofford Juvenile Detention Center, Louis Heinz statue, under renovation High Bridge to Manhattan, old Croton Aqueduct, old white guys revisiting the old neighborhood, casitas, Norwood Oval, St. Brendan’s Church,

City Island: Nautical Museum, seafood restaurants, verboten ferry to Hart’s Island;

Mott Haven: piano factories, Spanish-American War Monument, police station, Alexander Avenue, 138th Street;

tree-planting youth groups, The Hub, $350 running shoes, Natasha Geigel, Port Morris Branch, a cardboard-covered car to be shipped to Liberia, Franklin Avenue Armory, El Despertar Cuchifritos, Bronx Zoo, Gun Hill Road station, Westchester Square, St. Peter’s Church, Frank Bee’s, Country Club neighborhood, Pelham Bay Park, Monk Parakeets, Yankee Stadium, Clay Avenue Historic District, Riverdale, cricket players & mounted police at VCP, Fieldston homes, Corlear Avenue below-grade houses, original section of Bronx River Parkway, Civil War Soldier pedestal, Mike Gupta, WWI Veterans & William Niles White Memorials, owls & herons at the Botanical Gardens,

Christmas House on Pelham Parkway, Ben Shahn murals in Main Post Office, St. Mary’s Park, St. Ann’s Church, 52nd precinct Station House, and kayakers in Starlight Park.