Living in Mott Haven, The Bronx, New York
What’s the History Of Mott Haven?
In 1639, the Dutch West Indian Company purchased the land where Mott Haven sits. The area quickly became residential as more business development grew. One of the largest parades in New York City happened in the late 1940s. It was organized by individuals who served in the Irish Republican Army. Today, the gentrification of the neighborhood is taking place.
What are the demographics?
Just over 49,000 live in Mott Haven with 72 percent of the population being Hispanic or Latino, 24 percent African-American, and 1.7 percent white. The household income is $21,000 a year -- 29 percent living in poverty. Forty-nine percent are under the age of 44.
St. Mary’s Park
This park is the largest in the south Bronx with vast lawns, well-tended track, and sports parks. There’s an area for dogs to play and owners to sit. A large walkway is open for running or walking. Visit the pool too!
Pio Pio is a Peruvian restaurant with chicken and homemade Aji Verde “Green Sauce.” They serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night eats. This relatively upscale spot is perfect for you and your friends to grab a bite to eat.
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