East 98th Street at Livonia Avenue in Brooklyn. Like its neighbor East New York, Brownsville combines good transit access, publicly owned development sites, a history of neglect and deep-rooted community organizations.
Homes on created by the Nehemiah Program along Snediker Avenue in East New York. Nehemiah and other efforts aimed at and often led by low- and moderate-income residents helped stabilize the area. Now some wonder if gentrification will price those residents out.