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The Bronx is the northernmost borough of New York City and the only borough on the mainland. Its name comes from a 17th century settler from Europe named Jonas Bronck, who established a homestead in what is now the Mott Haven neighborhood. Explore images of the Bronx, from street scenes and neighborhoods to its most notable features, such as Van Cortlandt Park and Woodlawn Cemetery.
Bronx Park

Bronx Park

View of a woman standing in the woods, next to a river in Bronx Park.

Athletic meets in Crotona Park.

Athletic meets in Crotona Park.

Boys and girls engaged in dumbell and unison excercises at a public school athletic meet.

Public School 167 in the Bronx, Main Entrance.

Public School 167 in the Bronx, Main Entrance.


Public School 175 in the Bronx, Jerome Avenue north of 184th Street.

Public School 175 in the Bronx, Jerome Avenue north of 184th Street.


Drawell at Morrissania

Drawell at Morrissania


Map showing Location of Jerome Park and  Fleetwood Park (New York Driving Club), 1889.

Map showing Location of Jerome Park and Fleetwood Park (New York Driving Club), 1889.


North Brother Island--"The coffin corner".

North Brother Island--"The coffin corner".


[Photographer with tripod set up to take a portrait of two women and a girl]

[Photographer with tripod set up to take a portrait of two women and a girl]


[The Woodlawn Hotel, Bronx]

[The Woodlawn Hotel, Bronx]

Photographs, Prints & Drawings

Gasoline Station

Gasoline Station

East Tremont Avenue and Dock Street, Bronx.

Map of the Sturges Property on Southern Boulevard and Boston Road, containing 335 lots

Map of the Sturges Property on Southern Boulevard and Boston Road, containing 335 lots

Colored Map showing area of lots owned by the Sturges, this area is highlighted in pink. Crotona Park...

Morris High School in the Bronx from the Front, South west

Morris High School in the Bronx from the Front, South west

South West view of Morris High School and surrounding residential buildings.

Botanical Gardens, the Bronx

Botanical Gardens, the Bronx


Schrafft's 33 East Fordham Road, Exterior, Store.

Schrafft's 33 East Fordham Road, Exterior, Store.


Public School 105 in Manhattan at the vacation playgrounds in Bronx-Park. August 19th 1902.

Public School 105 in Manhattan at the vacation playgrounds in Bronx-Park. August 19th 1902.

Boys taking a lunch break at the vacation playground of Public School 105 in the Bronx Park.

[Troops with motorbike in Van Cortlandt Park]

[Troops with motorbike in Van Cortlandt Park]

Soldiers in uniform, probably at the Parade Ground, in Van Cortlandt Park. Wagons and a motorbike are...

[Catholic Orphan Asylum, Bronx, N.Y.]

[Catholic Orphan Asylum, Bronx, N.Y.]


[Webb Ship Building Academy.]

[Webb Ship Building Academy.]

Webb Ship Building Academy in the Bronx. The grounds of the academy, the river and a huge tank are visible...

[Elevated Station and Kingsbridge Armory.]

[Elevated Station and Kingsbridge Armory.]

An elevated railroad station with the Kingsbridg Armory behind it. A streetcar and an automobile are...

[Streetcar on Wide Street.]

[Streetcar on Wide Street.]

A streetcar on a wide street. To the left is a park with a real estate sign visible.

[235th Street and White Plains Road.]

[235th Street and White Plains Road.]

Elevated railroad tracks at right, house with fence on left at 235th St. and White Plains Rd.

[Kingsbridge Heights.]

[Kingsbridge Heights.]

Shot from a high vantage point, a vacant lot with several small buildings, probably behind the Kingsbridge...

[Allerton Avenue Station.]

[Allerton Avenue Station.]

The Allerton Avenue station at Allerton Avenue and White Plains Road in Williamsbridge, Bronx.

[Gun Hill Road and Bronxwood Avenue.]

[Gun Hill Road and Bronxwood Avenue.]

The intersection of Bronxwood Ave. and Gun Hill Road in the Williamsbridge section of the Bronx.

[Spuyten Duyvil Creek, northern tip of Manhattan]

[Spuyten Duyvil Creek, northern tip of Manhattan]

Sputen Dyvel inlet, at the Northern end of Manhattan. Boats, men on dock and small houses are visible....

Country Store Interior

Country Store Interior

2553 Sage Place, Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx.

Palisade Avenue, no. 2505

Palisade Avenue, no. 2505

2505 Palisade Avenue in the Spuyten Duyvil neighborhood of the Bronx.

View on the Harlem River, N.Y.

View on the Harlem River, N.Y.

The Highbridge in the Distance.;

View Near Highbridge.

View Near Highbridge.

Harlem River. N.Y.

The Water Jump at Jerome Park.

The Water Jump at Jerome Park.

Deadhead, New York and Dandy. In the handicap Steeplechase Purse $600, of which $100 to second, Nov....

View of East River or Sound, taken from Riker's Island, with a Distant View of Joshua Waddington, Esq.

View of East River or Sound, taken from Riker's Island, with a Distant View of Joshua Waddington, Esq.


Diagram Shewing a Road proposed to be opened to connect Washington Avenue with Old Boston Road

Diagram Shewing a Road proposed to be opened to connect Washington Avenue with Old Boston Road

Map showing proposed re-direction of Boston Road and Washington Avenue, between Waverly Street and First...

New York Botanical Garden in daffodil time

New York Botanical Garden in daffodil time


Guide Map to Lots at Washington Heights in the 12th Ward of the City of New York between the High Bridge Park & Fort Washington Parks & on the table land between Broadway the 11th Ave. Boulevard & 10t

Guide Map to Lots at Washington Heights in the 12th Ward of the City of New York between the High Bridge Park & Fort Washington Parks & on the table land between Broadway the 11th Ave. Boulevard & 10t

Areas for sale are shaded on map.

Map of the Edge Hill Terraces at Spuyten Duyvil, Borough of the Bronx, City of New York

Map of the Edge Hill Terraces at Spuyten Duyvil, Borough of the Bronx, City of New York

Right side depicts enlarged view of the 3 blocks, indicating lot numbers, dimensions, plantings. | Several...

Italian fountain from Lago di Como, Bronx Zoo.

Italian fountain from Lago di Como, Bronx Zoo.


Snakes, Ditmar's, Attic Collection in House in Bronx (When a Reporter).

Snakes, Ditmar's, Attic Collection in House in Bronx (When a Reporter).

A four-tiered cage with snakes in each tier.

Diamond Back.

Diamond Back.

A Diamondback snake in a cage.

181 St Yard Looking North

181 St Yard Looking North

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Harlem R

Harlem R

Unbound photograph album; prints mounted on board.

Henrich Heine Monument.

Henrich Heine Monument.

Obstructed view of the Henrich Heine monument ("Lorelei Fountain") and the crowd present at the unveiling,...

N.Y. Launch & Engine Works, Morris Heights, 20th Century Marine Engine.

N.Y. Launch & Engine Works, Morris Heights, 20th Century Marine Engine.


St. Francis Hospital.

St. Francis Hospital.

Church/chapel at St. Francis Hospital at Brook Avenue and East 142nd Street; looking from the rear toward...

Residence, William Muschenheim, Riverdale, N.Y.

Residence, William Muschenheim, Riverdale, N.Y.


N.Y. Launch & Engine Works, Morris Heights, 20th Century Marine Engine.

N.Y. Launch & Engine Works, Morris Heights, 20th Century Marine Engine.


Skating, Van Cortlandt Park.

Skating, Van Cortlandt Park.

People on a frozen lake at Van Cortlandt Park.

Schools, Academy of Mt. St. Vincent.

Schools, Academy of Mt. St. Vincent.

Students playing tennis at the Academy of Mount St. Vincent, Riverdale.

Henrich Heine Monument.

Henrich Heine Monument.

Crowd at the unveiling of the Henrich Heine monument ("Lorelei Fountain"), Grand Concourse and 164th...

Residence, William Muschenheim, Riverdale, N.Y.

Residence, William Muschenheim, Riverdale, N.Y.


Schools, Aquinas High School.

Schools, Aquinas High School.

Aquinas High School, an all-girls high school located at 183rd Street and Belmont Avenue in the Bronx....

Skating, McCombs Dam, Jerome Ave.

Skating, McCombs Dam, Jerome Ave.

People preparing to ice skate on a frozen lake at McComb's Dam.

Skating, Van Cortlandt Park.

Skating, Van Cortlandt Park.

People on a frozen lake at Van Cortlandt Park.

Schools, Academy of Mt. St. Vincent.

Schools, Academy of Mt. St. Vincent.

Female students in graduation gowns, lined up on the grounds of the Academy of Mount St. Vincent, Riverdale....

Crystal Chemical Co.

Crystal Chemical Co.

A worker in the tablet manufacturing department of the Crystal Chemical Co. at 134th Street & Willis...

Sports, Skating, Central Park.

Sports, Skating, Central Park.

People ice skating on Central Park lake or Van Cortlandt Park lake.

Schools, Aquinas High School.

Schools, Aquinas High School.

Aquinas High School, an all-girls high school located at 183rd Street and Belmont Avenue in the Bronx....

Skating, Van Cortlandt Park.

Skating, Van Cortlandt Park.

Men putting on ice skates at the refreshment stand at Van Cortlandt Park.

Skating, McCombs Dam, Jerome Ave.

Skating, McCombs Dam, Jerome Ave.

People preparing to ice skate on a frozen lake at McComb's Dam.

Schools, Academy of Mt. St. Vincent.

Schools, Academy of Mt. St. Vincent.

The main building at the Academy of Mount St. Vincent, Riverdale.

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