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Encyclopedia > Brooklyn Community Board 2

The Brooklyn Community Board 2 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights, Fulton Mall, Boerum Hill, Fort Greene, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Fulton Ferry, and Clinton Hill in the borough of Brooklyn. It is delimited by East River on the west and the north, by Kent and Classon Avenues on the east, as well as by Atantic Avenue, Pacific street, 4th avenue, Warren and Court street on the south. Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York and abbreviated NYC) is the most populous city in the United States, and is at the center of international finance, politics, communications, music, fashion, and culture. ... These are the neighborhoods of Brooklyn, one of five boroughs of New York City. ... View of Brooklyn Heights from Manhattan Brooklyn Heights is a neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. ... Boerum Hill is a small segment of Brooklyn roughly bounded by State Street to the north, 3rd Avenue to the east, Court Street to the west, and Warren Street to the south. ... The neighborhood of Fort Greene is listed on the National and New York State Registry of Historic Places, and is a New York City designated Historic District. ... The New York Naval Shipyard (NYNSY), also known as the Brooklyn Navy Yard , the New York Navy Yard and United States Navy Yard, New York, is located 1. ... Clinton Hill has multiple meanings: Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, is a neighbourhood of Brooklyn, New York City. ... The Brooklyn Bridge in 1890, seven years after its opening Kings County in New York State Brooklyn is the most populous of the five boroughs of New York City. ... This entry is about the East River in New York City. ...


Its current chairwoman is Shirley McRae, and its district manager Robert Perris.


Demographics

As of 2000, the Community Board has a population of 98,620, up from 94,534 in 1990 and 92,732 in 1980.
Of them (as of 2000), 33,931 (34.4%) are White non hispanic, 39,916 (40.5%) are African-American , 4,629 (4.7%) Asian or Pacific Islander, 213 (0.2%) American Indian or Native Alskan, 473 (0.5%) of some other race, 2,923 (3%) of two or more race, 16,535 (16.8%) of Hispanic origins.
17.4% of the population benefit from public assistance as of 2004, up from 22.5% in 2000. The land area is 1,910.1 acres, or 3.0 square mile. 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans, Black Americans, or simply blacks, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to West and sub-Saharan Africa. ...


External links

  • Official site of the Community Board

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Community District Two’s area includes many neighborhoods, The Downtown Business District, Metrotech, Atlantic Center, the New York Marriott Brooklyn Hotel, and the Navy Yard which houses hundreds of small businesses.
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The Brooklyn Academy of Music is among the many diverse cultural institutions.
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