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South Bronx’s Mott Haven

Located in the South Bronx, Mott Haven is a neighborhood whose story continues to be written. This waterfront community near the birthplace of hip hop is famous for being home to an eclectic array of cultures, sounds, and flavors. Today, Mott Haven is thriving with soul, both old and new. Stylish eateries jut up against neighborhood staples and waterfront parks allowing residents to enjoy the best of what's outside. Be part of the next chapter of this legendary Bronx enclave and all it has to offer.



Zona De Cuba

Offering one of the best rooftop restaurants and bars in New York City. Classic Cuban & Latin fare in a modern setting with ample bar and patio seating.
Bronx Native

Bronx Native

Embodying what The Bronx truly is—a strong, beautiful and ambitious borough; Bronx Native highlights and embraces The Bronx through apparel, art, events and media.

Mill Pond Park

Features 16 Deco Turf tennis courts, a picnic area, a shaded outdoor classroom for kids, an esplanade suitable for jogging, and views along the Harlem River waterfront.
Punching Bags


A one stop shop for awesome, South Box is an authentic boxing gym in the South Bronx for fighters and amateurs alike.


The Bronx is home to iconic Yankee Stadium—located less than a mile from Estela.
Illustration by Ruben Dario Ramirez

Estela’s Community

Bordering the reimagined Harlem River Waterfront, Estela is easy to get to and from with access to highways, bridges and the 2, 4, and 5 express train subway stop just two blocks away at 149th Street and Grand Concourse. And for those who want to stay, shop, dine and live local, there are amazing favorites and newcomers to discover in the surrounding neighborhood.


Welcome to The Bronx Shirt

Shopping & Style

Always a trend setter, Mott Haven sells fashion, design, music and art that’s always unique. Whether you’re looking to dress up or kick back, the Bronx looks good on you.

  • Bronx Native
  • The Lit Bar
  • Bronx Terminal Market
  • Verde Flower
  • Famous Nobodys
  • Dawgs Life Pet Market & Lounge
  • Alexander Antique Shop

Food & Drink

Something’s always cooking in this South Bronx community. Whether you’re seeking the comforting soulful fare of a neighborhood staple or the bold, eclectic fusion of flavors at a neighborhood newcomer, you won’t go hungry here.

  • 787 Coffee Co.
  • Mae Mae Plant Café
  • Mottley Kitchen
  • MILK Burger
  • Maisonetta
  • Chocobar Cortés
  • Angie's Cafe & Pizza
  • Made in Puerto Rico Bar & Lounge
  • Rosa’s at Park
  • Zona de Cuba
  • iNine Bistro
  • Bronx Brewery
  • Hudson Smokehouse
  • Mexicocina
  • Charlie’s Bar & Kitchen
  • Giovanni's
  • Ceetay
  • Beatsro
  • Bar 47
  • Port Morris Distillery
  • Bricks & Hops Beer Garden
  • Monte’s Brick Oven Pizza
  • Playa Gelato
  • BX Slice
  • Gun Hill Brewing
Beatstro Flag

Music & Dance

This borough dances to its own beat. Beyond being the birthplace of Hip Hop and its vibrant reputation as the Salsa borough of New York, the South Bronx always has its ears perked for new sounds and rhythm.

  • Beatstro
  • Charlie's Bar & Kitchen Jazz Brunch
  • Zona de Cuba
  • Van Cortlandt Park Summer Concerts
  • Salsa Saturdays
  • Tag Up Studios
  • Salsa Project
  • Uptown Melody
  • The Fox and King
  • The Bronx Brewery
  • Salsa in the Streets

Art & Entertainment

From fine art and film to world-class street painting, from hip-hop to history, from botanicals to wild animals, the Bronx has something for everyone to see.

  • Universal Hip Hop Museum
  • Bronx Museum of the Arts
  • Hostos Center for Arts & Culture
  • BronxArtSpace
  • Bronx Children’s Museum
  • New York Botanical Garden
  • Yankee Stadium
  • iD Studio Theater
  • Wallworks
  • Ghetto Film School
  • Bronx Zoo
  • Bronx Documentary Center
  • Andrew Freedman Home
  • Boone Ave Walls
  • City Island Nautical Museum

Activity & Fitness

Boxing, yoga, tennis, basketball and so much more. There’s a lot of ways to break a sweat in the city’s greenest borough, from outdoor parks to indoor specialty fitness gyms.

  • South Box
  • Mill Pond Park Tennis Courts
  • Stadium Tennis Center
  • Equis Fitness
  • Gauchos Gym
  • Grit City Strength & Conditioning
  • Sweetwater Dance & Yoga
  • Blink Fitness
  • Mottley Kitchen Rooftop Yoga
  • The Boogie Down Runners

Parks & Green Space

Get outside for some fresh air, right at home in the city. Estela is surrounded by abundant park space, playgrounds, sports fields, community gardens and of course, natural river views.

  • Mill Pond Park
  • Franz Sigel Park
  • Macom Dams Park
  • Garrison Playground
  • Joyce Kilmer Park
  • St. Mary's Park
  • Concrete Park