Culture on the Cheap
Quicklinks: WNYC, Fast Company & Brooklyn Magazine
Filed under: Criminal Activity, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic, New York City
- Those of you who wish to see the sobering truth about gentrification in Greenpoint— and elsewhere in north Brooklyn for that matter— really should give WNYC’s interactive map (from which I took the above screen grab) a look-see.
- Fast Company has a fascinating article entitled “Can You Tell How Dangerous A Neighborhood Is From Just A Picture”. Brooklyn Magazine (which links to this item) writes:
East New York’s number of major crimes more than tripled compared to Greenpoint, but users still ranked Greenpoint streets as feeling less safe,” writes Sydney Brownstone. “The same held true for perceptions of class, despite the fact that Greenpoint’s median household income (in 2010, the latest year data is available) is higher than the total New York average at $58,311, while the median household in East New York makes $34,295…