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Edenwald, Bronx

Edenwald, Bronx
Location of Edenwald in New York City

Edenwald located in the northeast section of The Bronx, a borough of New York City, is the area north of Baychester, south of Wakefield, east of Bronxwood, and west of Boston Post Road and "the valley", a sub-neighborhood of Eastchester. Edenwald includes the Edenwald Projects, the largest housing development in the Bronx as well as the Baychester Projects, and the area north to Edenwald Avenue. Edenwald is also home to the 47th precinct of the New York City Police Department, and Cardinal Spellman High School.

Edenwald Houses, is the largest New York City Housing Authority development in the Bronx, with forty buildings, 3 and 14-stories tall on 48.88 acres (197,800 m2). It has 2,036 apartments housing about 5,300 people. Completed on October 15, 1953 it is bordered by Grenada Place, East 225th Street, Baychester and Laconia Avenues.[1]

The Edenwald Projects is divided into two parts, the northside and the southside, which are split by East 229th street. Bordering the southside is the Edenwald Community Center, which provides afterschool care and programs for the youth. During the summer, the center hosts a summer program for kids and jobs for pre-teens.


Edenwald students from Pre-Kindergarten to fifth grade attend one of three schools, P.S.68, P.S 111 or P.S. 112. Sixth grade to eighth grade students attend John Philip Sousa School Middle School 142. There are no public high schools in the area, however many students attend Harry S. Truman High School in neighboring Co-op City. Those seeking a parochial education can attend Cardinal Spellman High School (co-ed) or either Mount Saint Michael Academy (all boys) in Wakefield or St. Barnabas High School (all girls) in Woodlawn.


The area is served by the Bx16, Bx30 and Bx31 bus routes. The 5 (New York City Subway service) subway line also serves the area with the closest station being Baychester Avenue.


External links

  • New York Public Library system
  • John Philip Sousa Middle School official website
  • Cardinal Spellman High School official website
  • Unofficial community website

Coordinates: 40°53′10″N 73°50′42″W / 40.88611°N 73.84500°W / 40.88611; -73.84500

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