Bronx Borough Landmarks Preservation Committee

 

A coalition to preserve the historic treasures of The Bronx. This group is comprised of Bronx residents who work together to preserve historic places with architectural or cultural value in The Bronx. The group works as a space for sharing ideas and for hearing preservation challenges from all neighborhoods.

 

Meet the chairs:
Samuel Brooks is the president of the Mott Haven Historic Districts Association.He was born in Honduras and moved to Mott Haven in the 1970s. He remains an active social leader in the field of preservation in The Bronx.
Roland Lopez is a retired NYPD detective and resident of the Longwood Historic Districts, where he has lived his entire life. Roland is member of Community Board Two, where he is engaged with land use and public health issues.

Some Individual Landmarks in The Bronx:

Name: St. Ann’s Church and Graveyard
Architect: Unknown
Architectural Style: Vernacular, Gothic, Greek Revival
Designation Date: 6/9/1967
Address: 295 St Ann’s Avenue

Name: Rainey Memorial Gates
Architect: Charles A. Platt
Architectural Style: N/A
Designation Date: 1/11/1967
Address: Concourse Entrance

Name: Rockefeller Fountain
Architect: Unknown
Architectural Style: N/A
Designation Date: 2/20/1968
Address: 2300 Southern Boulevard

Name: Poe Cottage
Architect: Unknown
Architectural Style: Wood frame farm cottage
Designation Date: 2/15/1966
Address: 2640 Grand Concourse

Name: Gould Memorial Library, New York University
Architect: McKim Mead and White and Stanford White
Architectural Style: N/A
Designation Date: 2/15/1966
Address: 2060 Sedgwick Avenue

Name: Hall of Fame, New York University
Architect: McKim Mead and White and Stanford White
Architectural Style: N/A
Designation Date: 2/15/1966
Address: 2030 Sedgwick Avenue

Name: Hall of Languages, New York University
Architect: McKim Mead and White and Stanford White
Architectural Style: N/A
Designation Date: 2/15/1966
Address: 2050 Sedgwick Avenue

Name: Hall of Languages, New York University
Architect: McKim Mead and White and Stanford White
Architectural Style: N/A
Designation Date: 2/15/1966
Address: 2050 Sedgwick Avenue

Name: Fordham University Chapel ( St. John’s Church)
Architect: William Rodrigue
Architectural Style: Neo-Gothic
Designation Date: 8/18/1970
Address: 441B East Fordham Road

Name: St. John’s Residence Hall (Fordham University)
Architect: Unknown
Architectural Style: N/A
Designation Date: 8/18/1970
Address: 405 East Fordham Road

Name: Varian House
Architect: Unknown
Architectural Style: Vernacular Georgian
Designation Date: 3/15/1966
Address: 3266 Bainbridge Avenue

Name: Lorillard Snuff Mill
Architect: Unknown
Architectural Style: Utilitarian/Industrial
Designation Date: 4/19/1966
Address: 32855 Bronx Park East

Name: Fort Schuyler
Architect: Cpt. I. L. Smith
Architectural Style: N/A
Designation Date: 4/19/1966
Address: Ft Schuyler Park

Name: Bartow-Pell Mansion
Architect: Unknown
Architectural Style: N/A
Designation Date: 2/15/1966
Address: Pelham Bay Park

Name:Christ Church
Architect: R. Upjohn & Sons
Architectural Style: High Victorian Gothic
Designation Date: 1/11/1967
Address: 5040 Henry Hudson Pkwy E

Name:Van Cortlandt Mansion
Architect: Unknown
Architectural Style: Dutch Colonial
Designation Date: 3/15/1966
Address: Broadway

Name:Riverdale Presbyterian Church
Architect: James Renwick Jr.
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival
Designation Date: 4/19/1966
Address: 4759 Henry Hudson Pkwy W

Name: Duff House
Architect: Unknown
Architectural Style: N/A
Designation Date: 4/19/1966
Address: 4767 Henry Hudson Pkwy W