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American Banknote Building

Martha Cooper
Martha Cooper
Former currency minting company, now home to an arts and dance center
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From 1911 to 1986 the Banknote Building housed a minting company that printed foreign currency. This historic building is now home to BAAD! The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, which includes artist studios, performance spaces and the innovative Arthur Aviles Typical Theater.