There is no Bedford Park in Bedford Park, City Island doesn't have FIOS, and there's not a fresh Jewish rye loaf in sight in Grand Concourse
An in-depth look at a borough that’s not covered nearly as frequently as Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens, but that's on the threshold of major changes.
Even the most bastardized waterways in New York City have beauty hidden along their lengths, and Westchester Creek is no exception. Once described as "the Bronx’s version of the Gowanus Canal," it's now experiencing a resurgence of nature.
Just a few days ago, plans were announced for an 11-story hotel in Concourse Village right off of Grand Concourse. Now, on the eastern side of the Bronx, another independent developer has planned a multi-story hotel.
Kim Phillips and Ryan Garvey knew one thing when they first started eyeing a move to New York City: they didn't want to live in Brooklyn. The creative couple settled in Mott Haven, where they now have space (and rent money) to spare.
Compared to its more southern boroughs, $400,000 still goes a long way in New York City. Here, we've rounded up five dwellings in the borough, from a penthouse to a townhouse with parking, that are asking less than $400,000.
Youngwoo & Associates purchased the post office building in 2014 for $19 million. They are now transforming it into a community hub with restaurants, space for retails and offices. Construction work is expected to wrap up in November.
The jagged line divides some blocks between the two very different counties
Read on for interviews with notable Bronx boosters, including borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., to get a sense of what's happening in the Bronx right now, and what the future holds for this rapidly changing borough.
The city offered a 99-year lease, but with certain conditions
The Bronx has undergone a massive transformation in the past century, going from vast farmland to a symbol of urban blight (and renewal), all in little more than 120 years. These vintage photos show The Bronx through the past ten or so decades.
In the last decade, new development has revitalized long-empty pockets of The Bronx. See 11 before and after's of major projects ranging from low income and eco-friendly housing to other ambitious projects that are reshaping the borough's image.
What it takes to create an accessible coastline
From faux castles to inexpensive co-ops, The Bronx has it all. Here, we've rounded up the borough's priciest listings, most of which sit on sprawling estates and some of which come with turrets. That's right, folks: Brooklyn isn't the be-all, end-all.
Did you know that one of America's greatest literary heroes—Edgar Allan Poe—wrote some of his finest work in a small, unassuming house in the Bronx? If not, learn about the Poe Cottage, a small museum dedicated to the author in the Bronx.
A common reaction to Marcel Breuer and Associates’ 1959-61 Colston Hall at Bronx Community College, an arcing slab of concrete and steel hard by the Major Deegan Expressway and overlooking the Harlem River, is, What’s that?
This isn't the first lawsuit relating to the project. In 2014, a group of co-developers had tried, albeit unsuccessfully, to wrest control of the project from current lead developer Kevin E. Parker. This lawsuit will further delay the redevelopment.
The development boom in the Bronx isn't limited to commercial and residential projects—the borough is also getting a bevy of new hotels, including one in Concourse Village just off of the Grand Concourse.
The item was calendared by the LPC in 2009. Last October it was reviewed with dozens of other items as part of the agency's backlog initiative. In February this year, the LPC then shortlisted 30 items for landmarks prioritization.
A 25-year City Island resident dishes on his home neighborhood, offering insight into everything from the best parks to the area's (modest) development boom. The island, worlds away from NYC, is still waiting for FIOS.
Two buildings of Affordable Housing, dubbed Thessalonia Manor, are being developed in the South Bronx. They will be available to families making under 60 percent of the AMI.
Squabbles between the state and the developers on one side, and the city on the other, has prevented the project from moving forward. The development firm has until April 25 to secure the requisite funds amounting to $158 million.
The name Dwight James Baum may not mean as much to New Yorkers as those of Stanford White or Cass Gilbert; but Baum, whose Bronx mansion is on the market for $2 million, deserves at least a modicum of praise they've received.
Now presenting Curbed’s first-ever Bronx Week, the purpose of which is simple: to take an in-depth look at a borough that’s not covered nearly as frequently as Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens, but that's on the threshold of major changes.
Bronx-born artist Jose Vega recalls growing up in the Bronx in the 1980s, and how comic books eventually exposed him to a world outside of the borough.