Alexander's Alley

Alexander's Alley [OpenStreetMap]

Alexander's Alley, located on 140th Street and Alexander Avenue in the Bronx, is named for a family of Mott Haven landowners and developers, Robert, Ellen, and their son Edwin Alexander. Mott built a nearby canal and successfully advocated the extension of the Harlem River Railroad (later known as Metro-North's Harlem Line) through Mott Haven.

A very small triangle/plaza at E. 141 St. bet. Willis Ave. and Alexander Ave. in the Bronx


Founded June 2, 1937 — 87 years ago

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