Bronx Landmarks-Mott Haven

Mott Haven

Alexander Avenue, once known as “The Irish 5th Avenue” and “Politicians’ Row,” features numerous handsome residences and public buildings from the turn of the century. One of the earliest, if not the earliest, series of row houses in the Bronx can be found here, built between 1863 and 1865. Designated July 29, 1969.

Title: 276-284 Alexander Avenue

Borough: The Bronx

Historic District: Mott Haven

Keywords: residential, row house, stoop, fence (iron), cornice

Description: Streetscape of 3-story row houses

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