East New York Photo Essay By City Limits | November 25, 2016 RecommendTweet EmailPrint More More on Photos Subscribe to Photos Abigail Savitch-Lew permalinkDani Mizrahi invested in these two buildings on Liberty Avenue after hearing about the rezoning of East New York.DCP permalinkA City Planning map of the rezoning of East New York.HPD permalinkEast New YorkCity Planning permalinkEast New York's potential, in planners' eyes, stemmed from its connection to transportation: subway lines, the LIRR, even JFK airport.GKtramrunner permalinkIn East New York, rent burdening is an issue for about 84 percent of households making less than $35,000, but only four percent of moderate-income households.Lisle Bruney permalinkEast 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.NYCDCP permalinkA rendering from City Planning's literature on economic development in East New York, the first neighborhood rezoned under Mayor de Blasio.Melissa Cooper permalinkSophia Dawson, ARTs East New York artist in residence, at work.DCP/DanDoom515 permalinkA City Planning rendering of the future East New York and a snapshot of today's Pennsylvania Avenue.William Alatriste for the New York City Council permalinkCouncilmember Rafael Espinal walks along Atlantic Avenue in his district, which includes areas to be rezoned under the administration's East New York plan.Adi Talwar permalinkMary Ulloa serves lunch to seniors at the La Familia Adult Day Center on Fulton street. Its owner fears her rent could triple after the rezoning.DoomDan515 permalinkLiberty Avenue in East New York.William Alatriste for the New York City Council permalinkCouncilman Rafael Espinal, who represents the bulk of the area that would be rezoned (file photo). He says there's 'a long way to go' to a deal on East New York.Abigail Savitch-Lew permalinkProtesters at the hearing. The de Blasio administration says it will work to ensure that half the new housing created in East New York is affordable.DoomDan515 permalinkLinden Boulevard, East New YorkCity Limits permalinkEast New York residents presented some of their concerns about the de Blasio administration plans at a recent meeting. permalinkNew housing in East New York has put housing ownership within reach for hundreds of working-class families.