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Sunset Park Brooklyn

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Now home to Brooklyn’s Chinatown, this historic area is bordered by four neighborhoods: Greenwood Heights (north), Borough Park (east), Bay Ridge (south), and Upper New York Bay (west).

Originally a European immigrant community that grew up around the Bush Terminal, the largest shipping, warehousing and manufacturing complex in the U.S., and later the Brooklyn Army Terminal, Sunset Park experienced its greatest boom between 1895 and the end of World War II. The building of shipping and trucking facilities in nearby New Jersey gave rise to suburban sprawl, and many of Sunset Park’s European immigrants left the area in the 1950s and early ‘60s in pursuit of employment.

The area’s empty rowhouses lost value, creating real estate opportunities for new immigrants from Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Mexico. These immigrants brought a vibrant mix of Latin shops, design and flavors to the area, some of which still remains today.

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Høydepunkter fra halvdagstur i Brooklyn, mat og kultur

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New Yorks nye kulinariske hjerte er Brooklyn. Her oppstår mat- og bespisningstrender før de plukkes opp i resten av landet. Og på denne ...  Mer informasjon

  • Sted: New York City, New York
  • Varighet: 5 timer
  • Språk: Engelsk
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