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Red Hook Houses

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Public housing complex, integral to the history of Red Hook

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Borough : Brooklyn
Neighborhood : Red Hook
Residential, Housing

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Ned Kaufman

Huge, early housing project (1930s). Originally many residents were Jewish, later mostly African American and Latino. A strongly held view in the neighborhood is that a history of Red Hook without significant mention of the Red Hook Houses is a biased picture.

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