Nearly Century-Old Vintage Photographs of The Bronx

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Third Avenue at 148th Street in The Hub looking north towards Melrose in 1926. Many of the buildings in this image still stand including Immaculate Conception Church (minus its steeple). Long gone is the Third Avenue El which left a gaping transit desert in Morrisania and other points north / Image Credit: Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. “Bronx: 3rd Avenue – 148th Street (East)” The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1926.

Photo: NYPL