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The area between Erie Basin and Columbia Street was home to a makeshift shantytown community known as Tin City, made up largely of unemployed and under-employed maritime workers in the 1920s and 30s. In the winter of 1932, the Brooklyn Eagle...

This article from The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Sunday, March 12, 1911, recounts the winter-time lives of Erie Canal barge families who winter in Erie Basin. Colonies of Cozy Canal Boats Cluster for Winter City of Inland Navigators Prepares for Annual...

The area at the left of the composite photo with just a few scattered houses in an uneven field will become the Red Hook Ball Fields and recreational area soon after this photo is taken. That same area had been home to a shanty town, which went by...

Mortgage lenders mapped areas based on what they considered to be risky investment areas. The areas they deemed less secure risks were outlined on the maps in red. Because of this it was much harder for people to get loans to buy property in poorer...

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