Month: February 2012

Catholic colleges in The Bronx

Three Catholic colleges are located in The Bronx:Manhattan College.The College of Mount St. Vincent.Fordham University.—Questions or corrections?  Please email cjmcmann (at) and use the word Bronx in the title.

St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Fordham Road

See page 475 for the 1906 foundation of the parish of St. Nicholas of Tolentine. The church, on the southwest corner of University Avenue and Fordham Road, was dedicated in 1928. The rectory address is 2345 University Ave., Bronx NY 10468, telephone 718-295-6800. According to the AIA Guide, the church was designed by Delaney, O’Connor, and […]

Holy Spirit, University Avenue

The above photos were taken in February, 2012. —- See page 475 for the Church of the Holy Spirit on the east side of University Avenue, near West Burnside Avenue, founded 1901. Page 586 describes the successful efforts against abandonment, fires, and destruction, largely through the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition. The neighborhood is […]