[UPDATES (09.07.2013): Apparently the move to landmark the historic murals hasn't been finalized yet - see this post.
(08.31.2013): Added photo gallery of the murals inside 558 Grand Concourse - see below!]
From News 12 The Bronx:
The outside of the building, located at 558 Grand Concourse, has been a landmark for decades, and now the Landmarks Conservancy has agreed to grant the same protection to the inside of the structure.
The building, on the NE corner of 149th Street and Grand Concourse, features several murals in its interior; it is these which
received the landmark status should receive landmark status by year’s end (N.B.: Process has started). They were in possible danger due to the Post Office putting the building up for sale; should the Landmarks Preservation Commission complete the process, the murals will be safe no matter who purchases the building.
While a security guard initially told me I couldn’t take pix, he gave me a pass once he saw I was only interested in the murals. So here you go!
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