East New York Apartments


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$2,5004BR, 1BA
Prospect Pl East New York
Approved Pets Only, Pre War
~ 2 Hours since update
$2,5003BR, 2BA
Schenck Ave East New York
Private House
~ 15 Hours since update
$1,9753BR, 1BA
New Jersey Ave East New York
Approved Pets Only, Walk-Up
~ 16 Hours since update
$2,2003BR, 2BA
Schenck Ave East New York
Private House
~ 19 Hours since update
$2,2004BR, 1BA
Hill St East New York
No feeBy Owner
Pets Allowed
~ 22 Hours since update
Atlantic Ave East New York
4 Days since update
$1,8002BR, 1BA
Miller East New York
No fee
Dishwasher, On-site super, Outdoor Space, Parking, Storage Room
5 Days since update
$1,5501BR, 1BA
Euclid Ave East New York
Pets Allowed, Walk-Up
5 Days since update
$2,0003BR, 1BA
Autumn Ave East New York
6 Days since update
$1,7003BR, 1BA
Chester St East New York
Balcony, Private House
6 Days since update
$1,6501BR, 1BA
Bergen St East New York
3 Days since update
$1,9502BR, 1BA
Miller Ave East New York
8 Days since update
$2,5003BR, 2BA
Fulton St East New York
8 Days since update
$2,3003BR, 2BA
Schenck Ave East New York
8 Days since update
$1,5503BR, 1BA
Pennsylvania Ave East New York
On-site super
8 Days since update
$1,7001BR, 1BA
Sunnyside Ave East New York
7 Days since update
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Local Subway Stops

  • A Grant Av
  • 4 5 3 2 Pennsylvania Av
  • 4 5 3 2 Van Siclen Av
  • 4 5 3 2 New Lots Av
  • C A Liberty Av
  • C A Van Siclen Av
  • C A Shepherd Av
  • C A Euclid Av
  • L Livonia Av
  • L New Lots Av

The Top No-Fee Buildings

Building Address # no-fee apts
375 Sumpter Street 1
536 Hendrix Street 1
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East New York Statistics

1BR Median Rent
  • 33% Walk-Up
  • 14% Private House
  • 13% Pre War
  • 9% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 9% Other
Building types
popularity rank 2014 rank: 91

East New York is:

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Neighborhood Description

East New York is located East of Brownsville, West of Ozone Park, South of Cypress Hills and North of Jamaica Bay.

If you are unfamiliar with the neighborhood, there are a few things to keep in mind. Rents in the neighborhood are significantly less than those in other parts of Brooklyn and NYC, mainly because of the distance from Manhattan and high crime rates. Many residents can be found in multi-family townhouses and recently-built subsidized single-family townhouses. There are also twelve public housing projects in East New York, including Belmont-Sutter Area, Vandalia Avenue, Boulevard Houses, Unity Plaza, Cypress Hills Houses, Louis Heaton Pink Houses, Pennsylvania Avenue-Wortman Avenue Houses, Long Island Baptist Houses, Linden Houses, Fiorentino Plaza, and East New York City Line Houses.

East New York’s development began in 1835, when a wealthy farmer envisioned an area rivaling the city of New York. However, his vision was thwarted by the Panic of 1837. After World War Two, thousands of manufacturers abandoned NYC, leaving the area with a shortage of jobs. As poverty levels increased, the area faced significant socio-economic problems, including widespread unemployment, drug addiction, and crime.

Today, East New York has a population of around 183,000. The population is predominantly African American with a significant Puerto Rican and Dominican population as well. In spite of ongoing issues with crime, the area is in the process of renewal. New developments, including the Gateway Center shopping mall, have brought much-needed business and jobs to the neighborhood. East New York was once home to George and Ira Gershwin and actors Danny Kaye, Tony Danza, and Steve Buscemi. Noteworthy restaurants include El Rey II Restaurant, Mrs. Maxwell’s Bakery, and East Market Diner.

East New York is well-served by public transportation, including the East New York station of the Long Island Rail Road. Subway stops include: the 2/3 and 4/5 at Junius Street, Pennsylvania Avenue, Van Sicien Avenue and New Lots Avenue; the L at Broadway Junction, Atlantic Avenue, Sutter Avenue, Livonia Avenue and New Lots Avenue; the A/C at Broadway Junction, Liberty Avenue, Van Siclen Avenue, Shepherd Avenue, Euclid Avenue, and Grant Avenue; the J and Z at Broadway Junction, Alabama Avenue, Van Siclen Avenue, Cleveland Street, Norwood Avenue, Crescent Street, and Cypress Hills. Bus options include the BM2, BM5, B6, B12, B13, B14,B12, B20, B25,B82, B83, and Q56.

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