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Encyclopedia > East Flatbush, Brooklyn

East Flatbush is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The area was populated post World War II predominantly by immigrant Jews and Italians, then in the 1960's by African Americans, but most recently has seen many West Indian immigrants such as Jamaicans, Trinidadians, Grenadians, Bajans, Guyanese, Panamanians and Haitians groups coming to the area. Within its confines is the Holy Cross Cemetery Church on Brooklyn Avenue and Tilden Avenue through Nostrand Ave. While there are some affluent residents present, East Flatbush is mostly populated by working-class Brooklynites. Similar to other inner city Brooklyn neighborhoods, blacks & Latinos predominate the neighborhood with a considerable amount of whites and asians. East Flatbush is the home of the former General George W. Wingate High School and Gov. Samuel J. Tilden High School. It is also home to three major hospitals, Kings County Hospital, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... The Five Boroughs redirects here. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans or black Americans, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Sub-Saharan and West Africa. ... Look up Trinidad in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see Barbados (disambiguation). ... Kings County Hospital Center Kings County Hospital Center is a hospital located at 451 Clarkson Avenue in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York City. ... The State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, better known as SUNY Downstate Medical Center, is an academic medical center and is the only one of its kind in the Borough of Brooklyn in New York City. ...

Notable People Taevon Hutchinson Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2592x1944, 2503 KB) Other versions Originally from en. ... The Brooklyn Community Board comprises eighteen local units in the borough of Brooklyn, which, like those in the other boroughs, play a role in the government of New York City. ... The Brooklyn Community Board 1 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhood of Flushing Avenue, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Northside, and Southside in the borough of Brooklyn. ... 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. ... The Brooklyn Community Board 3 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Stuyvesant Heights, and Ocean Hill in the borough of Brooklyn. ... ... The Brooklyn Community Board 5 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhood of East New York, Cypress Hills, Highland Park, New Lots, City Line, and Starrett City in the borough of Brooklyn. ... The Brooklyn Community Board 6 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhood of Red Hook, Carroll Gardens, Park Slope, Gowanus, and [[Cobble Hill, in the borough of Brooklyn. ... The Brooklyn Community Board 7 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhood of Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace , in the borough of Brooklyn. ... The Brooklyn Community Board 8 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhood of Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, and Weeksville, in the borough of Brooklyn. ... The Brooklyn Community Board 9 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhood of Crown Heights, Prospect Heights Gardens, and Wingate, in the borough of Brooklyn. ... The Brooklyn Community Board 10 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhoods of Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, and Fort Hamilton, in the borough of Brooklyn. ... The Brooklyn Community Board 11 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhoods of Bath Beach, Gravesend Mapleton and Bensonhurst, in the borough of Brooklyn. ... The Brooklyn Community Board 12 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhoods of Boro Park, Kensington, Ocean Parkway and Midwood, in the borough of Brooklyn. ... The Brooklyn Community Board 13 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhoods of Coney Island, Brighton Beach, Bensonhurst, Gravesend, and Seagate, in the borough of Brooklyn. ... The Brooklyn Community Board 14 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhoods of Flatbush, Midwood, Kensington, and Ocean Parkway, in the borough of Brooklyn. ... The Brooklyn Community Board 15 is a local government unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhoods of Sheepshead Bay, Manhattan Beach, Kings Bay, Gerritsen Beach, Kings Highway, East Gravesend, Madison, Homecrest, and Plum Beach, in the borough of Brooklyn. ... Brooklyn Community Board 16 is a local governmental body in the New York City borough of Brooklyn that encompasses the neighborhoods of Brownsville and Ocean Hill-Bedford Stuyvesant. ... Brooklyn Community Board 17 is a local governmental body in the New York City borough of Brooklyn that encompasses the neighborhoods of East Flatbush, Remsen Village, Farragut, Rugby, Erasmus and Ditmas Village. ... The Brooklyn Community Board 18 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, USA, encompassing the neighborhoods of Canarsie, Bergen Beach, Mill Basin, Flatlands, Marine Park, Georgetown, and Mill Island, in the borough of Brooklyn. ...


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Flatbush, Brooklyn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (640 words)
The southern border of Flatbush neighborhoods is approximately on the line of the Long Island Rail Road Bay Ridge that runs to the south of Avenue H, the campus of Brooklyn College, and "The Junction" where Flatbush and Nostrand Avenues meet at Flatbush Avenue station on the IRT subway.
On the east, within the old town of Flatbush is East Flatbush, on the west is Kensington and Greenfield and on the south by Midwood.
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