Beautiful New York

A Celebration of the City

The Top 100 Greatest NYC Buildings — #74

South Bronx Job Corps

Architect: Charles Brigham
Style: French Revival
Use: Legal/Government
Opened: 1908
Borough: The Bronx

This grand castle atop a high hill on Andrews Avenue was once the Messiah Home for Children. When it was 70 years old, it became the South Bronx Job Corps Academy, serving a no-cost vocational training program run by the U.S. Department of Labor. In 1997, it was designated a New York City Landmark.


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