Wednesday, August 26, 2009

The Grand Concourse, a boulevard in the Bronx

Roosevelt Gardens apartments, in 1922 the world's largest apartment house

a kiosk

a boulevard most grand

unidentified, now "Citizen's Advice Bureau"

The Andrew Freedman house

1150 Grand Concourse, an Art Deco residential building

The Loew's Paradise

Concourse Plaza Hotel

1244 Grand Concourse

Although this was not "an interview," the experience of visiting this once great boulevard today was very moving. I enjoyed it so much I never even felt the heat... and trust me, today was a typical New York summer shvitz bath.
You can read more in these NY Times articles:
here and here.

At Forgotten-NY:

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