The Hotel is ideally situated to provide guests with easy access to the delights of Manhattan and Bronx attractions, including the Bronx Zoo and Yankee Stadium. Culture aficionados will enjoy the fact that the Opera House Hotel, formerly the Bronx Opera House, hosted many of the most famous performers in the history of theatre. Decorated with historic paintings, playbills, and memorabilia, a full day can be spent meandering through the hotel and learning about its rich history.
The Bronx Museum of the Arts is an internationally recognized cultural destination that presents innovative contemporary art exhibitions and education programs and is committed to promoting cross-cultural dialogues for diverse audiences.
New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner began campaigning for a new stadium in the early 1980s, just a few years after the remodeled Yankee Stadium opened. Steinbrenner at the time was reportedly considering a move to the Meadowlands Sports Complex in New Jersey.