Inside the Transformation of the Bronx General Post Office


New York YIMBY: Sometime next spring, the landmarked Bronx General Post Office, located in the borough’s Concourse Village neighborhood, will start a new life as retail, office space, and a restaurant. Interior demolition work is underway and we got a peak inside last week, with Brendan Murray, vice president at Hollister Construction Services, and he pointed out an incredibly creepy aspect of the building’s history.  The post office, located at the northeast corner with East 149th Street, was completed in 1937. It was designed by Thomas Harlan Ellett. Its exterior was designated an individual landmark by the city in 1975. Interior landmark designations, including the 13 New Deal-era murals, followed in 2013.  Read more.