Building B of the Bronx Terminal Market circa 2004. This building was
demolished, along with most of the rest of the Bronx Terminal Market, to
make way for the new Gateway Bronx Terminal Market (i.e. a big shopping
Resources, Chapter 7 of
Gateway Center at Bronx Terminal Market,
Mayor's Office of Sustainability,
Mayor's Office Environmental Review,
Building B is a complex of 19 small, connected spaces within a two-story
reinforced concrete structure on the east side of Exterior Street north of
150th Street. According to the New York Times, Building B was constructed
between October 1, 1934 and May 1, 1935, at a cost of $570,000; according to
Helen Tangires, construction funds, labor, and architectural services for
Building B (and the other Market buildings constructed at the same time)
were provided by the Civil Works Administration. Building B was designed
by Samuel Oxhandler with John D. Churchill and Albert W.
- Gray, Christopher,
Streetscapes/Bronx Terminal Market; Trying to Duplicate the Little
Flower's Success, New York Times, May 8, 1994.
- Tangires, Helen. “Wholesale Produce Markets and the Agricultural
Landscape of New York City, 1912- 1945”, Paper presented at the 57th
Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, April 15, 2004,
Providence, Rhode Island.