This collection of old pictures of the Bronx shows the Bronx as it looked from 1908 – 1980. If you grew up in the Bronx, we hope these pictures bring back some fond memories.

Bronx Lake from New York Zoological Park

Bronx Lake from New York Zoological Park, 183 D. St. and Southern Blvd., New York City. Picture shows the boat landing as it looked on May 21, 1908.

Boating on Bronx Lake

New York Zoological Park at 183 D. St. and Southern Blvd., New York City. Picture taken on May 21, 1908 .

Group of Newsies Hanging at the Victoria Theatre

Group of newsies hanging around Long Acre Square waiting for the theatre to close. The photo was taken at the Victoria Theatre at Broadway and 42nd St in October, 1910.



Midsummer Day at the Park

Photograph shows girls from the Washington Irving High Schools, New York City, having a picnic at the Midsummer Day Festival which was held at Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx on June 23, 1911.

Rings and Poles At a Bronx Park

Photograph shows children playing on equipment, probably including girls from the Washington Irving High Schools New York City, who were attending a Midsummer Day Festival held at Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx on June 23, 1911.

Pass Ball Relay, Pelham Bay Park

Photograph shows girls from the Washington Irving High Schools, New York City, attending a Midsummer Day Festival which was held at Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx on June 23, 1911.



Gladys Lamb & Norval Baptie

Photograph shows Gladys Lamb and Norval Baptie performing “an exhibition of fancy and acrobatic skating” during an “ice carnival” at Van Cortlandt Park, the Bronx, New York City on February 17, 1917.

Mother & Child in Bronx, New York

Mrs. Max Hochfield, a prospective New Jersey homesteader, now living in the Bronx, New York. December, 1936.

Mothers Talking and Child Playing

Mothers talking together and child playing in the gutter, 139th Street just east of St. Anne’s Avenue, Bronx, New York. November, 1936.



Children Playing in the Gutter

Children playing in the gutter on 139th Street just east of St. Anne’s Avenue, Bronx, New York. November, 1936.

Italian Pushcart Market

Italian pushcart market, Arthur & Crescent Avenues, Bronx. 1940.

School Playground (PS 122)

School playground (PS 122), Kingsbridge Rd. and Bailey Ave., Bronx. Playground II. February 9, 1955.



New York City Mayor Robert F. Wagner

New York City Mayor Robert F. Wagner purchasing a pumpkin from Arthur Conklin at a farmer’s market in the Bronx, 1958.

New York City Mayor Wagner

New York City Mayor Wagner and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Orville Freeman look at architect’s drawing of new Hunts Point Market during ground breaking ceremonies in the Bronx, 1962.

Macombs Road, Bronx

An abandoned car on Macombs Street in the Bronx, 1964.



Cocktail Bar at Hunts Point Market

Cocktail bar and restaurant at Hunts Point Market, the Bronx, New York City, 1967.

Barbershop at Hunts Point Market

Barbershop at Hunts Point Market, the Bronx, New York City, 1967.

First National Bank at Hunts Point Market

First National Bank at Hunts Point Market, the Bronx, New York City, 1967.



The Original Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium was a stadium located in The Bronx in New York City, New York. This picture shows the stadium as it looked in 1980.

Feeding Sea Lions at the Bronx Zoo

Feeding the sea lions at the Bronx Zoo, New York, 1980.

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