Sunset Park, Brooklyn

What is Sunset Park, Brooklyn known for?


architecture classical

Revival , Romanesque Revival (Romanesque Revival architecture), Neo-Grec; Classical Revival (Neoclassical architecture) added September 15, 1988 area thumb right 250px The landmark Sunset Play Center (File:Sunset Play Center ext jeh.jpg) File:Sunset Park, Brooklyn (corner of Fifth Avenue and Fifty-First Street - January 30


amp development

in and around Sunset Park since 1974. They are mostly Christian (Christianity in India) and attend three of the area's churches, at 45th Street and 8th Avenue, at 56th Street and 4th Avenue, and at 52nd Street and 8th Avenue.


646

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photographs+online

to the United States immigrant families moving to the area. Portions of the neighborhood became known as "Finn Town". Library of Congress: Prints & Photographs Online Catalog: Lot 274 This is Finnland: Life & society; Finntown’s slice of the Big Apple The neighborhood grew up around the Bush


local service

, it is served by the '''R (R (New York City Subway service))''' train at all times except late nights, when the '''D (D (New York City Subway service))''' and '''N (N (New York City Subway service))''' assume local service along Fourth Avenue. '''New York's Eighth Congressional District''' for the United States House of Representatives in New York City. It is split into two sections. The northern portion of it includes most of Manhattan's Upper West Side, and continues

''' trains assume local service along Fourth Avenue. '''53rd Street''' is a local station (metro station) on the BMT Fourth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at 53rd Street and Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, it is served by the '''R (R (New York City Subway service))''' train at all times except late nights northbound and the '''N (N (New York City Subway service))''' train late nights only.


people white

multiracial; Roughly 42.6% of residents were Hispanic or Latino, 36.2% were white (white people), 29% were Asian (Asian American) (mostly Chinese (Chinese American)), 3.2% were black (Black people) African American, and 24.7% were another race ethnicity. Architecture thumb right 250px Residential block in Sunset Park (File:Roundstones 62 St 5 Av jeh.JPG) thumb right 250px St. Michael's Church (File:Michael RCC 4 Av jeh.JPG) The Brooklyn Army Terminal is west of 1st Avenue


New+York+City

of sovereign states Country subdivision_name United States subdivision_type1 State (U.S. state) subdivision_name1 New York subdivision_type2 City (List of cities in New York) subdivision_name2 New York City subdivision_type3 Borough (Borough (New York City)) County (List of counties in New York) subdivision_name3 Brooklyn Kings (Brooklyn) !-- Smaller parts (e.g. boroughs of a city) and seat

, 2006).jpg thumb 250px right 5th Avenue, Sunset Park thumb 250px right Celebrating Chinese New Year on 8th Avenue in Brooklyn Chinatown (File:Celebrating Chinese New Year on 8th Avenue Sunset Park, Brooklyn.jpg). '''Sunset Park''' is a neighborhood (neighborhoods of Brooklyn) in the western section of the New York City borough (borough (New York City)) of Brooklyn. It is bounded by Park Slope and Greenwood Heights (Greenwood Heights, Brooklyn) to the north, Borough Park (Borough Park, Brooklyn) to the east, Bay Ridge (Bay Ridge, Brooklyn) to the south, and Upper New York Bay to the west. http: nyc.gov html dcp html neigh_info bk07_info.shtml The neighborhood is predominantly Puerto Rican (Puerto Rican American), Mexican (Mexican American), and Chinese (Chinese American), with other Hispanics (Hispanic and Latino Americans), Indians (Indian American), and Norwegians (Norwegian American) comprising the area's population as well. The core of the Hispanic population is west of the 5th Avenue, while the center of the Chinese population (now referred to as Brooklyn's Chinatown (Chinatown, Brooklyn)) is from 7th Avenue east to Borough Park. The area between the 5th and 7th Avenues is mostly mixed. Sunset Park is served by the New York City Police Department's 72nd Precinct. 72nd Precinct, New York City Police Department. There is a namesake city park within the neighborhood, located between 41st and 44th Streets and 5th and 7th Avenues. The area is also home to the Jackie Gleason Bus Depot. A portion of the neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district, known for its Romanesque (Romanesque Revival architecture) and Renaissance Revival (Renaissance Revival architecture) architecture. The neighborhood has several individual landmarks designated by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, including a rare exterior and interior landmark, the Sunset Play Center. As the designation report states, "The Sunset Play Center is one of a group of eleven immense outdoor swimming pools opened in the summer of 1936 in a series of grand ceremonies presided over by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia and Parks Commissioner Robert Moses. All of the pools were constructed largely with funding provided by the Works Progress Administration (WPA)." '''Bush Tower''', also called the '''Bush Terminal International Exhibit Building''' is a historic thirty-story skyscraper located just east of Times Square at 130-132 West 42nd Street (42nd Street (Manhattan)) between Broadway (Broadway (New York City)) and Sixth Avenue (Sixth Avenue (Manhattan)) in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It was built in 1916-18 for Irving T. Bush's Bush Terminal Company, owners of Bush Terminal in Sunset Park (Sunset Park, Brooklyn), Brooklyn. Bush Tower's unique original purpose as commercial display space and social space, its notable design that combined narrowness, height, and Neo-Gothic (Gothic Revival architecture) architecture, and its role in the evolution of Times Square and of New York skyscrapers after the 1916 Zoning Resolution all qualify it as an exceptional structure. '''45th Street''' is a local station (metro station) on the BMT Fourth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, located at 45th Street and Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. It is served by the '''R (R (New York City Subway service))''' train at all times except late nights northbound and the '''N (N (New York City Subway service))''' train late nights only. '''Prospect Avenue''' is a local station (metro station) on the BMT Fourth Avenue Line in Brooklyn of the New York City Subway. Located at Prospect Avenue and Fourth Avenue near the border of Sunset Park (Sunset Park, Brooklyn) and Park Slope (Park Slope, Brooklyn), it is served by the '''R (R (New York City Subway service))''' train at all times except late nights, when the '''D (D (New York City Subway service))''' and '''N (N (New York City Subway service))''' assume local service along Fourth Avenue. '''New York's Eighth Congressional District''' for the United States House of Representatives in New York City. It is split into two sections. The northern portion of it includes most of Manhattan's Upper West Side, and continues south to include most parts of Hell's Kitchen (Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan), East Village (East Village, Manhattan), Chelsea (Chelsea, Manhattan), SoHo, Greenwich Village, TriBeCa, and Downtown Manhattan. The southern portion in Brooklyn includes parts of Borough Park, Sunset Park (Sunset Park, Brooklyn), Bay Ridge (Bay Ridge, Brooklyn), Bensonhurst, Coney Island, Brighton Beach, Gravesend (Gravesend, New York), Dyker Heights, Bath Beach (Bath Beach, Brooklyn), and Seagate (Seagate, Brooklyn). Background Giambalvo was born and raised in the Sunset Park (Sunset Park, Brooklyn) neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, where he attended Catholic school. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts and MFA from Harpur College (now Binghamton University) and was a founding member of the avant-garde Colonnades Theater Lab in Greenwich Village, along with other members Danny DeVito and Peter Scolari. In 1979, Giambalvo moved to Los Angeles to begin his film and television career. '''25th Street''' is a local station (metro station) on the BMT Fourth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 25th Street and Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, it is served by the '''R (R (New York City Subway service))''' train at all times except late nights, when the '''D (D (New York City Subway service))''' and '''N (N (New York City Subway service))''' trains assume local service along Fourth Avenue. '''53rd Street''' is a local station (metro station) on the BMT Fourth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at 53rd Street and Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, it is served by the '''R (R (New York City Subway service))''' train at all times except late nights northbound and the '''N (N (New York City Subway service))''' train late nights only.


speaking world

, leased April 24, 1891 *Second Avenue Line (Second Avenue Line (Brooklyn surface)), Sunset Park (Sunset Park, Brooklyn) to Gravesend (Gravesend, Brooklyn) date April 28, 2010 English remains the most widely spoken language and New York is one of the largest cities in the English-speaking world, although there are areas of Queens and Brooklyn in which up to 20% of people speak English only a little or not at all. Neighborhoods such as Flushing (Flushing, Queens), Sunset Park (Sunset Park, Brooklyn) and Corona (Corona, Queens) are the least English (English Language)-speaking communities. thumb 250px right Brooklyn Chinatown (File:Brooklynchinatown.JPG) By 1988, 90% of the storefronts on Eighth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, were abandoned. Chinese immigrants then moved into this area, not only new arrivals from China, but also members of Manhattan's Chinatown, seeking refuges from high rents, who fled to the cheap property costs and rents of Sunset Park and formed the Brooklyn Chinatown, '''Bush Tower''', also called the '''Bush Terminal International Exhibit Building''' is a historic thirty-story skyscraper located just east of Times Square at 130-132 West 42nd Street (42nd Street (Manhattan)) between Broadway (Broadway (New York City)) and Sixth Avenue (Sixth Avenue (Manhattan)) in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It was built in 1916-18 for Irving T. Bush's Bush Terminal Company, owners of Bush Terminal in Sunset Park (Sunset Park, Brooklyn), Brooklyn. Bush Tower's unique original purpose as commercial display space and social space, its notable design that combined narrowness, height, and Neo-Gothic (Gothic Revival architecture) architecture, and its role in the evolution of Times Square and of New York skyscrapers after the 1916 Zoning Resolution all qualify it as an exceptional structure. '''45th Street''' is a local station (metro station) on the BMT Fourth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, located at 45th Street and Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. It is served by the '''R (R (New York City Subway service))''' train at all times except late nights northbound and the '''N (N (New York City Subway service))''' train late nights only. '''Prospect Avenue''' is a local station (metro station) on the BMT Fourth Avenue Line in Brooklyn of the New York City Subway. Located at Prospect Avenue and Fourth Avenue near the border of Sunset Park (Sunset Park, Brooklyn) and Park Slope (Park Slope, Brooklyn), it is served by the '''R (R (New York City Subway service))''' train at all times except late nights, when the '''D (D (New York City Subway service))''' and '''N (N (New York City Subway service))''' assume local service along Fourth Avenue. '''New York's Eighth Congressional District''' for the United States House of Representatives in New York City. It is split into two sections. The northern portion of it includes most of Manhattan's Upper West Side, and continues south to include most parts of Hell's Kitchen (Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan), East Village (East Village, Manhattan), Chelsea (Chelsea, Manhattan), SoHo, Greenwich Village, TriBeCa, and Downtown Manhattan. The southern portion in Brooklyn includes parts of Borough Park, Sunset Park (Sunset Park, Brooklyn), Bay Ridge (Bay Ridge, Brooklyn), Bensonhurst, Coney Island, Brighton Beach, Gravesend (Gravesend, New York), Dyker Heights, Bath Beach (Bath Beach, Brooklyn), and Seagate (Seagate, Brooklyn). Background Giambalvo was born and raised in the Sunset Park (Sunset Park, Brooklyn) neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, where he attended Catholic school. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts and MFA from Harpur College (now Binghamton University) and was a founding member of the avant-garde Colonnades Theater Lab in Greenwich Village, along with other members Danny DeVito and Peter Scolari. In 1979, Giambalvo moved to Los Angeles to begin his film and television career. '''25th Street''' is a local station (metro station) on the BMT Fourth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 25th Street and Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, it is served by the '''R (R (New York City Subway service))''' train at all times except late nights, when the '''D (D (New York City Subway service))''' and '''N (N (New York City Subway service))''' trains assume local service along Fourth Avenue. '''53rd Street''' is a local station (metro station) on the BMT Fourth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at 53rd Street and Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, it is served by the '''R (R (New York City Subway service))''' train at all times except late nights northbound and the '''N (N (New York City Subway service))''' train late nights only.


718

code 718 718 , 917 (Area code 917), 929 (Area code 929) website footnotes


278

street. The cross streets are mostly industrial between 1st and 3rd Avenues but are mostly residential east of 3rd Avenue. Transportation Sunset Park is served by road and rail services. The neighborhood has access to three limited-access highways; the I-278 (Interstate 278) (Gowanus) and NY 27 (New York State Route 27) (Prospect) Expressways as well as the Belt Parkway. Five New York City Bus bus lines serve Sunset Park: . Three subway

crossings over the canal, located at Union Street, Carroll Street (a landmark (List of New York City Designated Landmarks in Brooklyn)), Third Street, Ninth Street, and Hamilton Avenue. The Gowanus Expressway (Interstate 278) and the IND Culver Line of the New York City Subway, the only above-ground section of the original Independent Subway System, pass over the canal. thumb 250px right Brooklyn Chinatown (File:Brooklynchinatown.JPG) By 1988, 90

Sunset Park, Brooklyn

thumb right 250px The landmark Sunset Play Center (File:Sunset Play Center ext jeh.jpg) thumb 250px right 5th Avenue, Sunset Park (File:Sunset Park, Brooklyn (corner of Fifth Avenue and Fifty-First Street - January 30, 2006).jpg) thumb 250px right Celebrating Chinese New Year on 8th Avenue in Brooklyn Chinatown (File:Celebrating Chinese New Year on 8th Avenue Sunset Park, Brooklyn.jpg).

'''Sunset Park''' is a neighborhood (neighborhoods of Brooklyn) in the western section of the New York City borough (borough (New York City)) of Brooklyn. It is bounded by Park Slope and Greenwood Heights (Greenwood Heights, Brooklyn) to the north, Borough Park (Borough Park, Brooklyn) to the east, Bay Ridge (Bay Ridge, Brooklyn) to the south, and Upper New York Bay to the west. http: nyc.gov html dcp html neigh_info bk07_info.shtml

The neighborhood is predominantly Puerto Rican (Puerto Rican American), Mexican (Mexican American), and Chinese (Chinese American), with other Hispanics (Hispanic and Latino Americans), Indians (Indian American), and Norwegians (Norwegian American) comprising the area's population as well. The core of the Hispanic population is west of the 5th Avenue, while the center of the Chinese population (now referred to as Brooklyn's Chinatown (Chinatown, Brooklyn)) is from 7th Avenue east to Borough Park. The area between the 5th and 7th Avenues is mostly mixed. Sunset Park is served by the New York City Police Department's 72nd Precinct. 72nd Precinct, New York City Police Department. There is a namesake city park within the neighborhood, located between 41st and 44th Streets and 5th and 7th Avenues. The area is also home to the Jackie Gleason Bus Depot.

A portion of the neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district, known for its Romanesque (Romanesque Revival architecture) and Renaissance Revival (Renaissance Revival architecture) architecture. The neighborhood has several individual landmarks designated by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, including a rare exterior and interior landmark, the Sunset Play Center. As the designation report states, "The Sunset Play Center is one of a group of eleven immense outdoor swimming pools opened in the summer of 1936 in a series of grand ceremonies presided over by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia and Parks Commissioner Robert Moses. All of the pools were constructed largely with funding provided by the Works Progress Administration (WPA)."

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