HEAVENLY TUNES, Mott Haven

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Detail from entrance to an apartment building at Alexander Avenue and East 138th, Mott Haven, Bronx. There are other cartouches of musical angels at the entrance. Perhaps the builder was involved in music somehow.

7/19/13





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5 Responses to HEAVENLY TUNES, Mott Haven

  1. andy says:

    The cartouche may have a connection to the piano factories that used to be in Mott Haven but are no longer there.

  2. dick orsini says:

    at one time, the south bronx was a heavy industrial area , there was piano, factories furniture , heavy industry companies like hoe company in brown place, and all those tenemts were occupied by there workers

  3. Wow,beautiful…makes the drive to work an adventure, taking side streets and keeping names in check …gotta find this Dorethea place!

  4. Wow,beautiful…makes the drive to work an adventure, taking side streets and keeping names in check …gotta find this Dorethea place! Recently passed Henwood Pl,yup the stairs going up, wow and wa about 176 and Walton? That corner is special…any info? Thks

  5. U guys still active? I found this website because I’m… in another part of Da Bronx, unbelievabe beauty. Wa up with 176 and Walton ave…that seems to b a special corner..its crooked and narrows love, brings a smile….

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