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Historic Bronx Beauty Asks Just $2.6M

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Built in 1924 as a co-operative on a cliff overlooking the Palisades, this stunning apartment building in the Riverdale portion of Bronx just hit the market.

The Villa Rosa Bonheur, located at 2395 Palisade Avenue, is one of three sister buildings that include the Villa Charlotte Brontë and Villa Victoria. They were developed by John J. McKelvey, a lawyer who was the first editor-in-chief of the Harvard Law Review.

The Villa Rosa is now on the market for $2.6 million, and is being sold by the family of the late “Beatlemania” creator Robert Rabinowitz, according to 6 s/f.

It is being marketed as an investment property, with two triplexes, three duplexes and two simplex units. But who knows? Maybe you can find a way to convert it into a 9,876-square-foot mansion for the price of a Bed Stuy brownstone.

 

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is a Clifton Park, New York native, a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City and a freelance reporter and photographer. He received a bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy in 2003. He served two tours in Iraq as a platoon leader in the U.S. Army, wrote a 160-page guide to capture insurgents and earned a Bronze Star for meritorious service before being discharged as a captain in 2008. He is a certified personal trainer and will represent Ireland at the World Lacrosse Championships this summer (2010).