Post Tagged with: "Hunts Point Branch Library"

Education

Hunts Point library will close for 18 months

The Hunts Point Branch Library on Southern Boulevard.

Library officials estimate that renovations to the landmarked building will take 18 months and cost $20 million.

Culture / Education

Teen Center proposed in Hunts Point library

Plans are afoot to convert the long-vacant third floor of the landmark Hunts Point Branch Library into a Teen Center patterned after the one in Harlem.

Bronx Community Board 2 voted to support a proposal to reopen the long-abandoned top floor of the Hunts Point Branch Library on Southern Boulevard and converting it into a reading and recreation center for teens.

News

Pabón announces council candidacy at Hunts Point library

Julio Pabón, far left, giving a stump speech to supporters while formally announcing his candidacy for City Council, near the Hunts Point Branch Library on May 21.

Candidate says he’s in a long line of South Bronx Puerto Rican activists City Council hopeful Julio Pabón invoked the memory of Bronx Puerto Rican activists of the past as he officially announced his candidacy at a May 21 press conference at the in Father Gigante Square next to the […]