2 thoughts on “A Biography of East New York

  1. Up until around 1960 ENY was a safe working class mostly Italian and Jewish area, with pockets of Irish and even Dutch residents. As Blacks and Hispanics moved in the crime rate skyrocketed. The housing stock rapidly deteriorated. By 1968 it was one of the most unsafe, worst neighborhoods in the city. I just saved you $5.

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