Pyramid Reception Center, 470 East 161st Street, Bronx, New York
Public Auction Sale  – October 16, 2013
Minimum Bid $3.9 Million

Bronx County

Pyramid Reception Center, Bronx, New York

The Pyramid Reception Center, c. 1915, is a former New York State Office of Children and Family Services temporary detention center. The 60,000-square-foot, four-story facility was once a YMCA and appropriated by the state in 1967. The building was enlarged several times in its 95-year life.

Pyramid is situated on a .95-acre parcel in the Bronx Community District #3 in central South Bronx. The lot is generally level and has gated and fenced parking. The property is within ½ mile of the entrance to the Bruckner Expressway I-278) and the Tri-Borough Bridge, connecting the Bronx with Manhattan and Queens. Local Truck routes to Manhattan are within a few miles. Access to both the Metro North train and bus service is within walking distance. The building is in fair/average overall condition.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

$3.9 million

11:30 a.m.  -- Registration begins at 10:00 a.m.

NYS Court Building
851 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10466

Monday, September 16, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, September 25, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 8, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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New York State Office of General Services
Division of Real Estate Development
26th Floor, Corning Tower
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12242