The Mott Haven Historic District is located on Alexander Avenue between East 138th Street and East 141st Street.  The district is primarily residential in character with four and five-story row houses dating to the last half of the 19th century, and contains the row of handsome brownstones known historically as Doctors' Row and Irish Fifth Avenue.  It also has the 40th Precinct police station, the 1905 neo-renaissance Mott Haven Branch of the New York Public Library, and Saint Jerome's Roman Catholic Church.  It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. The District was landmark in 1969.  

The Mott Haven East Historic District is located on East 139th and East 140th Street between Brook and Willis Avenues. The district contains rows of handsome brownstones designed by William O'Gorman and William Hornum in 1883 combining Dutch and Flemish architectural aspects on the north side of E. 140th Street and neo-Grecian aspects on the South side of E. 140th Street and on E. 139th Street.  The District was landmark in 1994.


The Bertine Block Historic District is located on East 136th Street between Brook and Willis Avenues.  The district contains yellow-faced brick brownstones designed by Edward Bertine between 1891 and 1895.  The District was landmark in 1994.  


The Bronx is home to 12 Historic Districts, 93 Individual Landmarks and 8 Interior Landmarks!!!



Historic Districts

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