This cozy gallery space opened in 2011 with artist Fred Valentine at the helm.
Van Alen Books is an architecture and design bookstore, event space and public reading room located at Van Alen Institute’s headquarters in Manhattan’s Flatiron District. Opened in April 2011, this highly visible storefront space is New York City’s only book emporium and gathering place devoted singularly to architecture and design publications. Visit us at www.vanalenbooks.org.
Since its founding in 1894, Van Alen Institute has promoted innovative thinking about the role of architecture and design in civic life. Today the Institute’s competitions, research, and public programs shape the public conversation and bring design excellence to the built environment of cities and sites around the world. Learn more at www.vanalen.org.
Mon, Tues & Thurs: 10 am-6 pm Wed: 11 am-7 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pm The Van Cortlandt Branch of the New York Public Library is a cozy one-room, one-floor branch near the Jerome Park Reservoir and historic Van Cortlandt Park. Both the park and the branch owe their names to an early 18th-century New York Mayor, Jacobus Van Cortlandt, whose family owned large tracts of land in the area. The branch opened in 1969, formerly operating out of a tiny apartment in the area, and is fully accessible to persons who use wheelchairs. It houses a small but ...
The mansion, the oldest surviving private residence in the Bronx, is a fine example of vernacular Georgian architecture. Built in 1748 by Frederick Van Cortlandt, it was once at the heart of a lucrative wheat plantation that spread across much of the Bronx.
The fourth-largest park in New York City has many sports fields and facilities, as well as woodland hiking trails.
Van Duzer Street is home to musical venues Martini Red and The Cup, as well as antique stores, a wine store and world cuisine by Vida.
Mon - Wed: 10 am-6 pm Thurs: 11 am- 7 pm Fri: 1 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pm The Van Nest Branch of the New York Public Library, which opened in 1967, is an attractive building with a white facade. It is located in a busy commercial area on Barnes Avenue near Lydig Avenue. This one-story facility houses an adult, young adult and children's collection and is partially accessible to persons who use wheelchairs. For more information on the branch, click here.
The Vander Ende-Onderdonk House, built around 1709 by Paulus Vander Ende, a Dutch farmer, is the oldest Dutch-American farmhouse in New York City.