Keyword: Villa Rosa Bonheur
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The historical impact of the three-story mansion at 3029 Godwin Terrace is much quieter than mankind’s ascent into the skies and the heavens, but it has influence nonetheless. It seems almost out of place in its Kingsbridge neighborhood, facing P.S. 207 and surrounded by apartment buildings. more
When it became clear that nothing was going to stop the century-old Villa Rosa Bonheur apartments from becoming history, Stephanie Coggins decided she would make sure it was history her Spuyten Duyvil community would never forget. more
Timber Equities is about to go 2-for-2 when it comes to getting controversial construction projects out of the ground. Just weeks after clearing some of the final hurdles with the city’s building department to raze Villa Rosa Bonheur on Spuyten Duyvil’s Palisade Avenue, the developer with a Fieldston connection now has a green light to move forward with another apartment project at 3893 Waldo Ave. more
A new year means new faces, new beginnings, and even renewed interest in old problems. Take a walk through what was the first three months of 2019, straight from the front pages of The Riverdale Press. more
A 1 train pulls into the West 231st Street station in Kingsbridge. On the side of it, rainbow flag decals in the shape of hearts. more
She was an icon in her own right, not just in Washington but also in New York City. And director Julie Taymor believes it’s going to take another icon to properly bring her to the silver screen. more
More than 100 people showed up to Community Board 8’s land use committee meeting last week to protest the proposed demolition and apartment building construction where the nearly century-old Villa Rosa Bonheur sits in pieces. more
Saving what some claim is one of the original Bronx apartment buildings is what motivated more than 100 people to show up to Thursday's land use committee meeting at Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale — but what had many neighbors the most concerned was whether demolition crews at 2395 Palisade Ave., were properly disposing of the potentially lethal material, asbestos. more
A cherished piece of Spuyten Duyvil’s past could be in jeopardy. And while the Villa Rosa Bonheur might not be completely obliterated, it could be fundamentally changed. more
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