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Hall of Fame for Great Americans

181 St, University Avenue / Hall of Fame Terrace, Bronx, NY 10453
+1 718-289-5146
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First time visiting the Hall of Fame at the Bronx community College. This place is very... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Nasir A
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New York City, New York
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Another Reason to Love the Bronx!

This is one of my favorite hidden gems in the Bronx! No one would expect a neoclassical sculpture... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Arissa P
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This local landmark honors famous Bronx natives.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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181 St, University Avenue / Hall of Fame Terrace, Bronx, NY 10453
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+1 718-289-5146
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

First time visiting the Hall of Fame at the Bronx community College. This place is very inspirational that visiting some of the busiest attractions. If you are looking for a peace of mind out the city center. BCC is the Morning.

Thank Nasir A
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is one of my favorite hidden gems in the Bronx! No one would expect a neoclassical sculpture garden with gorgeous NY and NJ views to be nestled on a hill in University Ave, but it is! The Hall of Fame includes a number of...More

Thank Arissa P
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Just a short train and bus ride north from Manhattan is the bronx Community College. At the endge of the campus is the wonderful Hall of FAme of Great Americans. It is a wonderful stroll past interetsing busts, with a view not ot be missed.

1  Thank MikeDana2
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Growing up a few blocks away from Bronx Community College formally N.Y.U. Campus mid 60's on Harrison ave. attending P.S.91 that campus was always a joy as a youngster walking with my friends especially towards the rear of the campus where the hall of fame...More

2  Thank Ralph8119
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a good introduction to famous Americans that would be an excellent experience for new immigrants or children up to teen age.

Thank YerBuddy
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

We had a guided tour of the Hall of Fame as well as the old NYU library which was also designed by Stanford White and the new library designed by Robert Stern. Our guide was most knowledgeable about the 100 or so people selected for...More

2  Thank Jean-Paul M
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

This place is located in the Bronx Community College campus and its amazing walking through it. Inspirational knowing all those face statues and their names plus what they had done. It makes you feel like you can take on the world.

2  Thank Eli A
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

The Hall of Fame for Great Americans (1892-1912) is a neo-Classical arcade, not a "hall," situated within Bronx Community College, CUNY (City University of New York). Here are the busts of dozens of famous Americans, in various fields, including statesmen, artists, authors, soldiers, scientists and...More

2  Thank Dave S
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

Perched atop the Bronx this is an interesting visit for history buffs. Quiet and secluded for a lovers stroll, cool in the summer, but wrap up warm in the winter months! Visit the rest of the buildings open to the public on the campus while...More

1  Thank ChelseaNicola
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

I had to walk through this because construction was going on in the school and honesty i walk through it daily because its a good place to look at the people in the hall of fame.

Thank Spotlight051210
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