The Bronx has the second largest conglomeration of Art Deco architecture with over 400 Art Deco buildings. The Grand Concourse has been recognized as a landmark district for its Art Deco landscape.
Named one of “The Great Streets of America” by the American Planners Association in 2016, the real Little Italy is the best place to buy fresh pasta, cheese, meats and pastries and is filled with many top-rated restaurants offering authentic Italian cuisine.
Built in the 1830s, it is both a piece of New York and a National landmark located in a country-like setting.
One of many Art Deco buildings found on the Grand Concourse. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The Bronx pays tribute to over 120 famous Bronxites with street signs along the Grand Concourse.
This seaside community has the look and feel of a small New England fishing village. It is famous for its seafood restaurants, local shops and art galleries.
Built in 2009, the gallery exhibits 4 to 6 emerging and established artists per year.
Collections and exhibitions include modern and contemporary art, historical artifacts of world cultures and Jewish ritual objects.
Built in 1812, this small wooden farmhouse is where the famous and prolific writer spent the last years of his life.
This is also the Belmont Branch of the New York Public Library located in the heart of the real Little Italy since 1981 and specializing in Italian culture.
Opened in 1901, a roofed walkway located on the campus of Bronx Community College, and lined with imposing columns and 98 bronze busts of celebrated Americans.
Opened in 1891 by railroad magnate Collis P. Huntington to “provide a place where all persons without distinction of race or creed may assemble for the purpose of reading, study, education and self-improvement.” This remains the ethos of the library even today.
Named after the American poet mainly remembered for his short poem “Trees.”
Built in the early 20thcentury, it is believed to be the largest armory in the world with over five acres of space.
With 4-5 exhibitions annually, this gallery is one of New York City’s oldest and longest running alternative spaces.
The Heinrich Heine Fountain (also known as the Lorelei Fountain) honors the German poet, writer, and social dissident Heinrich Heine (1797–1856), who wrote “Die Lorelei.”
America’s premier urban garden, with special exhibitions, seasonal programs and engaging activities.
This manmade beach opened in the 1930s and was dubbed “The Riviera of New York.” The beach also plays host to many summer concerts.
At nearly 3,000 acres, it is the largest natural park in New York City.
Named after the colonial settler from Sweden, Jonas Bronck, this 23-mile river flows for 8 miles through the heart of The Bronx. Canoe trips are available through The Bronx River Alliance.
Located in a landmarked 19th century public school building, it serves as a repository for the island’s rich maritime history as well as artifacts, documents, artwork, and photographs referencing the island’s role in sails, boats, military vessels, and famous yachts competing in the America’s Cup.
Known as the “Grand Boulevard and Concourse,” it is the longest street in The Bronx, spanning four miles in length and 180 feet across.
Completed in 1848, it is the oldest bridge in NYC. Once part of the Old Croton Aqueduct, many Bronxites such as Edgar Allan Poe, would take contemplative strolls across this arch bridge.
The largest urban zoological park in the U.S., with more than 6,000 exotic animals representing over 600 species.
Built in 1758 by Blacksmith Isaac Valentine, this four-level fieldstone farmhouse is the second oldest house in The Bronx. It is also the home of the Museum of Bronx History.
Built in the year 1748, it is known as the oldest house in The Bronx. It is located in Van Cortlandt Park.
At over 1,000 acres, it is bigger than Central Park and is the second largest park in The Bronx.
Located in Van Cortlandt Park, this institution opened its doors on July 6, 1895 making it the oldest municipal golf course in the United States.
A 28-acre public horticultural garden and cultural center overlooking the majestic Hudson River.
Founded in 1863, this cemetery is a National Historic Landmark spanning 400 acres. Its monuments represent some of the best examples of memorial art and architecture in the nation.
The current Yankee Stadium was completed in 2009 and is located across the street from the original location of the “House that Ruth Built,” which was built in 1923. The area is now the home of Heritage Field.