A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from November 20, 2015
Skyville (Schuylerville, Bronx)

Schuylerville is a middle-class neighborhood in the East Bronx. The Wikipedia entry states that Schuylerville has been nicknamed “Skyville,” but this nickname appears only infrequently in print. “Skyville (Schuylerville)” was cited in 2013 on a real estate website.


Wikipedia: Schuylerville, Bronx
Schuylerville (nicknamed “Skyville") is a middle-class neighborhood located in the East Bronx area of New York City. Housing is mostly single-family and two-family houses. It is located next to other middle-to-upper class residential neighborhoods of Country Club and Pelham Bay.

Schuylerville is a small enclave situated between Bruckner Expressway and Hutchinson River Parkway, with suburban style and it is a predominantly Italian neighborhood with small Hispanic and black population. Saint Raymond’s Cemetery, Bronx is in the southwestern part. Since the rise of the housing market, the neighborhood has seen various luxury developments, including luxury condos and new construction two-family houses.

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Looking for house in safe place in bronx, under 500k (like riverdale or skyville ...)
Asked by JTT, Bronx, NY • Sun Feb 17, 2013
I am looking for under $500 k house in nice bronx neighborhoods like riverdale or skyville (schuylerville) near a park and train station.

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Schuylerville AKA “Skyville” is located in the East Bronx area of NYC. Housing is mostly single-family and two-family houses. Schuylerville is a small enclave situated between Bruckner Expressway and Hutchinson River Parkway.

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Nature, urban life intermingle in the Bronx
DANIEL R. SCHWARZ, CORRESPONDENT 2:36 p.m. EST November 20, 2015
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There are strong Italian components (as well as a strong Hispanic presence) in Schuylerville, nicknamed Skyvile, in the East Bronx and close to the Pelham Bay and Country Club neighborhoods.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityNeighborhoods • Friday, November 20, 2015 • Permalink