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Hall of Fame for Great Americans

West 181st Street, Bronx Community College, Bronx, NY 10453
+1 718-289-5161
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Nice Harlem River View

It's a relic from a time when those represented there were thought to be the greatest of Americans... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
McJasper99
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Bronx, New York
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An Interesting Place to Visit

This historic site is on the campus of Bronx Community College. It contains bronze busts of many... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Gail D
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24 May 2017
“Nice Harlem River View”
26 Apr 2017
“An Interesting Place to Visit”
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West 181st Street, Bronx Community College, Bronx, NY 10453

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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

It's a relic from a time when those represented there were thought to be the greatest of Americans - and it was made for a very different time and overlook. It, like Woodlawn Cemetery, is an invitation to return to the Guilded Age in the...More

Thank McJasper99
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This historic site is on the campus of Bronx Community College. It contains bronze busts of many famous American statesman, inventors, writers etc. It's unusual, informative and surely worth a visit to the Bronx.

Thank Gail D
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

An interesting hike along banks of the Harlem River from Manhattan letd me to this remarkable and unexpected place. The hall gives full honors to famous Americans and was very inspiring. In addition, there are wonderful views of the river so this is a great...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Great place to look at your future and dare to dream. Very good place to go inspire someone. To help them focus.

Thank Eli A
Reviewed 11 January 2014

everyone should see this. it is the original hall of fame in the USA. busts of many great Americans. sits on the national historic landmark of CUNY's Bronx Community College with many historic buildings surrounding it.

1  Thank thelmantimestwo
Reviewed 19 August 2013

On the former NYU campus, now known as Bronx Community College is a wonderful fun learning opportunity for the entire family. Overlooking the Manhattan coast line is a hall with over 90 bronze bust of famous Americans made by famous American artist. You can make...More

1  Thank Gregg H
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Wow, the original Hall of Fame. Almost no one knows this exists. It is in a beautiful location overlooking the river and on a college campus -- formerly NYU but now Bronx Comm. College. It is free, so if you are in the Bronx, stop...More

5  Thank richardjwaksman
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