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The neighborhoods of Brooklyn

Author: Kenneth T Jackson; John B Manbeck; Citizens Committee for New York City.
Publisher: [New York] : Citizens for NYC ; New Haven : Yale University Press, 2004.
Series: Neighborhoods of New York City.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A tour of the 90 Brooklyn neighbourhoods identifying the boundaries of each one through a neighbourhood profile and street map. There is an essay on the history and character of each neighbourhood as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Pictorial works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth T Jackson; John B Manbeck; Citizens Committee for New York City.
ISBN: 0300103107 9780300103106
OCLC Number: 56090127
Description: xxx, 274 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Marty Markowitz --
Preface / Osborn Elliott and Michael E. Clark --
Introduction / Kenneth T. Jackson --
Map of Brooklyn --
Bath Beach --
Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton --
Bedford-Stuyvesant (with Stuyvesant Heights and ghost neighborhoods Bedford, Bedford Corners, Carrville, Weeksville) --
Bensonhurst --
Bergen Beach (with Georgetown) --
Boerum Hill --
Borough Park (with Mapleton and ghost neighborhood Blythebourne) --
Brighton Beach --
Brooklyn Heights --
Brownsville (with Ocean Hill) --
Bushwick --
Canarsie (with Paerdegat) --
Carroll Gardens --
Clinton Hill --
Cobble Hill --
Columbia Street Waterfront District --
Coney Island --
Photo spread: The Brooklyn Dodgers --
Crown Heights --
Cypress Hills (with Highland Park, City Line, and ghost neighborhood Union Place) --
Downtown Brooklyn (with Fulton Ferry, Vinegar Hill, Farragut, and DUMBO) --
Photo spread: The Brooklyn Bridge --
Dyker Heights --
East Flatbush (with Rugby, Remsen Village, Wingate, Farragut, and Erasmus) --
East New York (with New Lots and Starrett at Spring Creek) --
Flatbush (with Ditmas Park, Ditmas Park West, Albemarle Terrace, Kenmore Terrace, Beverley Square East, Beverley Square West, Fiske Terrace, South Midwood, West Midwood, Midwood Part, and Caton Park) --
Flatlands (with Futurama) --
Fort Greene --
Gerritsen Beach --
Gowanus --
Gravesend --
Greenpoint --
Kensington and Parkville (with Dahill and Albemarle and ghost neighborhood Greenfield) --
Manhattan Beach --
Marine Park --
Midwood (with East Midwood and Nottingham) --
Mill Basin (with Old Mill Basin) --
Park Slope (with North Slope and South Slope) --
Photo spread: Prospect Park --
Prospect Heights --
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens (with Lefferts Manor) --
Prospect Park South --
Red Hook --
Sea Gate --
Sheepshead Bay (with Homecrest, Madison, and Plumb Beach) --
Sunset Park --
Williamsburg (with Southside/Los Sures and Northside and ghost neighborhood Cripplebush) --
Windsor Terrace --
Brooklyn timeline / John B. Manbeck --
Characteristics from the 2000 U.S. Census Bureau --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Neighborhoods of New York City.
Other Titles: Brooklyn
Responsibility: introduction by Kenneth T. Jackson ; John B. Manbeck, consulting editor.
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"The big folio "Encyclopedia of New York City" that [Jackson] edited in 1995 has become an instant classic. . . . The Neighborhoods of Brooklyn continues the project of a pro-urban history, this time Read more...

 
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