Tag Archives: Week 24 – Crown Heights

Twilight in Crown Heights North

Catching a glimpse of Crown Heights North before the sun goes down. Continue reading

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Crown Heights and the 1991 riots

Crown Heights was subject to the same rapid racial turnover that affected Brownsville, East New York, Canarsie, and other neighborhoods in the decades following World War II. But there was one major difference: one white group in Crown Heights didn’t … Continue reading

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Week twenty-four: Crown Heights

How ironic for this to come out right after Carnival. Anita, owner of my go-to bagel spot, The Bagel Market, picked it from the hat. Crown Heights is west of Prospect Heights and east of Ocean Hill/Brownsville. Its northern few … Continue reading

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