South Bronx2006-01-30

 

This activity covered the historical aspects and revival of the South Bronx (Mott Haven and Longwood sections).

 

         St. Ann's church and burial site of Gov. Lewis Morris, signer and hand-writer of the Declaration of Independence (also lived in the Morris-Jumel mansion in northern Harlem) ... also the Morrisania section is named after him.

         Mott Haven - yuppie antiques district on Alexander Ave.; historic Carnegie libary and brownstones

         Longwood - currently a Spanish church, originally a synagogue built in the Eastern Orthodox style with onion dome roof, early 20th century

         gargoyle collector - E. 137 St.

         sneakers on power/telephone lines

         pitt bull with teashirt - Grand Concourse and E. 138 St.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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