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Watch: City Within a City as Co-op City Turns 50

Tucked away in the Northeast Bronx is the world’s largest cooperative housing development not just in the country but in the world. Once these wetlands was home to Freedomland, one of several amusement parks that dotted our borough which eventually gave way in the 1960s to create this 35 building, 15,372 residential unit utopia of…

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Apply For a 3 Bedroom as Low as $862/mo in New Parkchester Development

Westchester Mews, a new affordable housing development that actually has affordable units for local residents is now accepting applications for 174 of its units spread across two buildings. Located at 2035 Newbold Avenue and 2044 Westchester Avenue, the 10 story development has studio units as low as $462 a month for qualifying residents making 40%…

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Applications Being Accepted for First New Lambert Houses Redevelopment Building

The first new building at Lambert Houses, part of a $600 million redevelopment that will eventually replace and demolish all existing buildings at the troubled complex, is nearing completion and is now accepting applications. Located at 988 East 180th Street, the new 18 story building will have 163 upon completion but the initial lottery is…

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These Six Bronx Neighborhoods Have the Most Hazardous Heat Violations

We’re just coming out of the coldest couple of days of the year but Winter’s nowhere near over and lacking heat is not where you want to find yourself. Real estate database Localize.city has just issued a report of the top ten neighborhoods in the city with the most hazardous heat related violations and six…

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10 Story Charter School & Office Building Coming to The South Bronx

Several weeks ago Welcome2TheBronx was alerted that plans had been filed for a 10 story building at 425 Westchester Avenue at The Hub in Melrose. Our first thought was it would be residential considering it’s directly across from La Central which is currently under construction and will bring with it 992 residential units. But upon…

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Then & Now: Old Photos of The Bronx

We’re back for another look at old photographs of The Bronx. Most of these images are from 100 or more years ago and are from the New-York Historical Society’s Digital Collections. So much has changed and yet some are still so recognizable if you look hard enough. It’s always fascinating to think about who lived…

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