Sometime next spring, the landmarked Bronx General Post Office, located in the borough’s Concourse Village neighborhood, will start a new life as retail, office space, and a restaurant. Interior demolition work is underway and we got a peak inside last week, with Brendan Murray, vice president at Hollister Construction Services, and he pointed out an incredibly creepy aspect of the building’s history.
558 Grand Concourse
Back in February, the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a massive renovation and restoration of the Bronx General Post Office. Located at 558 Grand Concourse, the property is a city individual and interior landmark. Now, the renovation design has changed slightly and the changes were well-received by the commissioners.
331 Saratoga Avenue [Brownstoner]: Construction has begun at the vacant northeastern corner of Bergen Street and Saratoga Avenue — or 331 Saratoga, in Brownsville — on a five-story and 80-unit affordable housing development, led by Dunn Development….