Tag: Brownsville.

Brownsville, East New York and East Flatbush are most at risk for losing affordable housing

Report: How Threatened Is Affordable Housing in Your Neighorbood?

The Association for Neighborhood Housing and Development released its annual report on Thursday, summarizing various risks to affordable housing in the city's 59 neighborhoods. ANHD, an advocacy group dedicated to building community power to protect equitable neighborhoods, produces a chart to ...

A new map shows that parts of Brownsville have already begun gentrifying while other sections may be up next for the economic shift.

Study: Brownsville Could Be Next to Face Gentrification

A new study from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition reveals that Brownsville could be the next neighborhood facing gentrification, reports Patch.  With the report titled "Shifting Neighborhoods," the Washington, D.C. nonprofit also released an interactive map that shows that parts of ...

Betsy Head Park will get a full makeover complete with new basketball courts, a teen fitness parkour, a skate park and more.

City Breaks Ground on $30M Betsy Head Park Reconstruction

On Tuesday, the city broke ground on the long-awaited $30-million renovation of Brownsville’s Betsy Head Park. NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver was joined by Councilmember Alicka Ampry-Samuel, representatives of Community Board 16, local students and neighbors. After revealing renderings ...

New Renderings Revealed for Betsy Head Park Overhaul

New Renderings Revealed for Betsy Head Park Overhaul

It’s been a little bit over two years since Mayor de Blasio announced a $30-million makeover for Brownsville’s Betsy Head Park. Now, just in time for its centennial anniversary, new renderings reveal the massive transformation the park will undergo, which ...

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