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Bronx’s historic post office building, set for transformation, gets new owners

The building is in contract for more than $70 million.

In Soundview, 211 affordable apartments up for grabs from $865/month

These affordable rentals are part of the rent-stabilized Lafayette Boynton complex in Soundview

Bronx’s historic post office building, set for transformation, is for sale

The building was slated to be transformed into a retail, restaurant, and community hub.

Bronx’s Sheridan Expressway overhaul gets federal approval

The overhaul will include a new pedestrian bridge, a two-way bike path, and new crossings.

NYC Ferry’s Bronx route in Soundview launches

The new route connects the Bronx waterfront to Wall Street

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South Bronx’s transformative development boom, mapped

These projects are transforming the southern portion of NYC’s northernmost borough

NYC’s first soccer stadium may rise in the South Bronx

It’s part of a proposed $700 million mixed-use development spearheaded by Related Companies and Somerset Partners.

Massive South Bronx waterfront development site sells to Brookfield

Somerset Partners and Chetrit Group sold the property for $165 million.

South Bronx residents push back against proposed area jail

They are concerned that the jail will push South Bronx neighborhoods backward.

Massive 400-unit Mott Haven rental will bring pet spa, co-working to South Bronx

The dual-building development will rise on Gerard Avenue

Dattner's South Bronx affordable apartments up for grabs from $864/month

The 12-story building will bring a total of 126 apartments to Concourse Village.

Huge Bronx development, soon to house Universal Hip Hop Museum, gets City Council approval

With the council’s approval, Bronx Point is cleared to rise. The project will bring up to 1,000 permanently affordable apartments and new waterfront park space to the Lower Concourse.

South Bronx will get $10M from the state for revitalization efforts

An area known as Bronx Civic Center will receive $10 million in an effort to boost the area’s economic development.

The Bronx’s largest private development ever will break ground within a month

Somerset Partners and Chetrit Group’s Harlem River-fronting development is expected to span 1.3 million square feet and have 1,300 apartments.

City eyes undeveloped land near Yankee Stadium for affordable housing

That land was earmarked for new park space due to the 25 acres of parkland displaced during the construction of the new Yankee Stadium.

Warehouse-replacing Mott Haven condos will cost $540K on average

The seven-story building will have 47 apartments and ground-floor retail

Two 12-story rentals to rise near the Mott Haven waterfront

The rental development came about after Treetop purchased all four sites that make up this project for a total of $20.6 million over the last few years.

Bronx's Sheridan Expressway to get $1.8B overhaul

Local residents have campaigned for years to bring changes to the Sheridan Expressway, and now Governor Cuomo has set aside $700 million in this year’s budget to fund the first phase of the project.

Affordable housing for seniors coming to South Bronx NYCHA building

The nine-story building will come with 159 apartments that will average about 760 square feet. Construction is expected to wrap in 2019.

Will surge in South Bronx development erase the affordable waterfront?

Part of a decades-long trend, this recent example of riverfront real estate growth leaves local residents worried about a tide of new arrivals.

South Bronx's massive waterfront-altering rental will look like this

The development team is ready to break ground on this massive, multi-building development that will bring 1,300 apartments to the South Bronx.

9 affordable housing projects that will transform the South Bronx

With the Bronx’s population steadily increasing—it went from 1.2 million in 1990 to 1.46 million in 2015—the city is also pushing developers to build affordable projects in the borough.

Massive South Bronx affordable housing development is in the works

In another major boost to affordable housing in New York City, developer Ader Group has planned two 14-story buildings in the South Bronx that will bring 474 fully-affordable apartments to the neighborhood.

Mott Haven’s sales market is becoming comparable to Bushwick's

New stats on Mott Haven’s sales market show that its top end is now comparable to the Bushwick sales market. Meanwhile, rents have risen sharply across several South Bronx neighborhoods.

Coming to the Bronx: an affordable housing complex with a 300-seat music hall

The overall project is being built at a cost of $165 million with the project spanning 426,000 square feet. The Music Hall will take up 14,000 square feet of that space and be built for $11.4 million.

South Bronx named one of 2017’s hottest destinations by the Times

Every year, the New York Times releases a list of 52 places that travelers should plan to visit in the coming year, and 2017’s list includes a bit of a curveball: the South Bronx.

South Bronx waterfront due to get major infrastructure improvements

They plan to spend $194 million to create the park, make the streets in the area more pedestrian-friendly, replace water and sewer lines, and improve high speed internet access.

First look at Dattner's new South Bronx affordable housing complex

The mid-rise development will have 126 supportive and below-market units, each with an average size of 919 square feet. It's not the first low-incoming housing Dattner has created in the neighborhood.

South Bronx waterfront park moves forward with City Council funds

They’re part of the overall Haven Project, put together by the Bette Middler-created non-profit group, New York Restoration Project. The plan envisions the revitalization of Mott Haven and Port Morris through increased waterfront access.

In Photos: A Bronx Native Captures His Home Borough in the Tumultuous 1970s

This past Wednesday, the Museum of the City of New York unveiled, In the South Bronx of America, a collection of 42 photographs by Rosenthal, chronicling the social conditions of the South Bronx between 1976-1982.

The Bronx's Historic Post Office Nears Its Future As a Revamped Community Hub

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.

Vintage Photos Show a Century of Change in The Bronx

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.

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15 Places You Must Visit in the Bronx

The Bronx is full of places that'll appeal to culture vultures, whether you're a fan of art and design, the great outdoors, or nerdy historical stuff. These are the 15 Bronx places you must visit, and that you'll want to revisit time and time again.

3 Bronx Advocates Sound Off On Its Present and Future

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.

Interview: Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

In his role as Bronx Booster-in-Chief, borough president Ruben Diaz Jr. has spearheaded a number of initiatives aimed at improving the lives of Bronx residents. Here, h shares his thoughts on where the Bronx is at today.

Welcome to Curbed's First-Ever Bronx Week!

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.

Developers Make Beeline To Build Market-Rate Rentals in the South Bronx

With more and more New Yorkers getting priced out of Manhattan and several parts of Brooklyn and Queens, developers are looking at neighborhoods like Mott Haven as the next destination for market-rate rentals that are still on the affordable side.

Mott Haven’s First Bespoke Coffee Shop Is Backed By…a Developer?

A developer who's trying to rebrand part of the South Bronx is throwing his resources behind a new coffee shop in the neighborhood, set to open on April 2. There's a reason coffee shops are considered a sign of gentrification.

50 Market-Rate Condos Are Coming to the South Bronx

What was once planned as an 80/20 development with affordable units and more apartments has been reduced to a seven-story building with exclusively market-rate units.