New Books for Bushwick

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Bushwick, one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods, needs a lot of things: better housing, better health care, better policing. But the city has decided it also needs better books. As part of a new outreach program designed to help residents access city services, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development presented the area’s three library branches with these fine tomes:

The Death and Life of Great American Cities
by Jane Jacobs

My House, Mi Casa
by Rebecca Emberley

Immigrant Kids
by Russell Freedman

How the Other Half Lives
by Jacob A. Riis

East Harlem, New York,
Images of America Series

by Christopher Bell

A History of Housing in New York City
by Richard A. Plunz

How to Get Drug Enterprises Out of Housing
by Timothy Vance

Plus HPD publications:

The New Housing Marketplace: Creating Housing
for the Next Generation

A Guide to the Programs and Services of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

“A Safe New Home”
coloring book

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