The Bronx Housing Court

(Courthouses In New York City)

courthouses_bronx_housing_court_300x300Located on 1118 Grand Concourse and bounded by 166th and 167th Streets, the Bronx Housing Court is part of the Grand Concourse Preservation District. Rafael Vinoly Architects describes it as follows: “Along the Grand Concourse, there are several buildings of civic importance. The new Courthouse participates in a dialogue with these buildings, as well as responds to the geometry and volumetric configurations of the immediately adjacent buildings. The Courthouse also respectfully adapts to the street wall height of its residential neighbor to the South.”

Built in 1997, the building is clad in sandstone and roman brick on concrete masonry unit backup. An aluminum and glass curtain wall is used to create monumental openings into the public areas or to clad special functional elements.

 

Address

1118 Grand Concourse (Map)
Bronx, New York 10451

(at 166th Street)

4 train to 167th Street
B or D train to 167th Street
Bx1 bus to 166th St. & the Grand Concourse
Bx2 bus to 165th St. & the Grand Concourse