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Hall of Fame for Great Americans

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Revisit to a campus I knew very well.

Went to this beautiful campus for the first time in years. I attended NYU many years ago and... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Alpine, New Jersey

The hall of fame is truly inspirational and the set up is phenomenal. If you start at the side by... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
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This local landmark honors famous Bronx natives.
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181 St, University Avenue / Hall of Fame Terrace, Bronx, NY 10453
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Went to this beautiful campus for the first time in years. I attended NYU many years ago and returned for a gathering of NYU Heights alumni. A tour of the Hall of Fame for Great Americans and the magnificent Gould Memorial Library brought back many...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The hall of fame is truly inspirational and the set up is phenomenal. If you start at the side by the main entrance and walk to the end, on that side of the campus you'll have an amazing view of Manhattan particularly during sunset.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Eblin A
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Arissa P
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank MikeDana2
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

Date of experience: December 2015
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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.

Date of experience: June 2015
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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

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Jean-Paul M
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.

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Eli A
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

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Dave S
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