Mott Haven Tour

FREE-Explore the Historic South Bronx – Sunday, July 9th, 1:00pm; meet at 138th Street & Alexander Ave

Time: 1PM
Date: July 9th
Start location: 138th Street & Alexander Ave

Come and enjoy a free guided walking tour of Mott Haven -a 2017 Six to Celebrate award recipient. On this tour you will visit three historic districts -Mott Haven, Mott Haven East, and the BertineBlock. In addition to it’s historic value, in 1997 the Bronx was designated an “All America City” by the National Civic League, signifying a huge comeback from the terrible decline of the 70s and the 80s. This anticipated revival has brought converted lofts, new affordable apartments and great restaurants, particularly on Bruckner Boulevard. This area has been heavily defined by an industrial nature in the past but now is changing rapidly. Join Alexandra Marurifor this great opportunity to learn about the history and cultural movement of the Mott Haven and Port Morris area. This area is expanding with local new businesses and attractive new green spaces. The New York Times chose the South Bronx as one of the 52 places to visit in 2017.

 

If you have questions, please email: SouthBronxTours@Gmail.com or MHHDA442@gmail.com

The route is approximately 1hr and 15min.


This tour is supported by the generous efforts of Historic Districts Council (HDC), Mott Haven Historic Districts Association (MHHDA), South Bronx Tours, Bronx Historical Tours, and The Innovative Synergy Group (ISG).

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