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Guide to Development

Consolidated With:
East 152nd Street -Courtland Avenue
345 East 153rd Street
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 665-3641 Fax (718) 993-3883

Street Boundaries
Cortlandt Avenue/Morris Avenue
153rd Street/156th Street
Subway Lines
2, 5 to 149th and 3rd Avenue – walk 1 block
west to Cortlandt Avenue and 4 blocks north to 153rd Street
Bus Lines
BX4 to the "Hub" (last stop) at 149th Street and Cortlandt – make a right and walk
3 blocks to 153rd Street

Melrose Houses has eight, 14-story buildings with 1,020 apartments housing an estimated 2,670 residents. The Bronx complex on 12.44-acres was completed May 31, 1952 and is bordered by Morris and Courtlandt Avenues, East 153rd and East 156th Streets.