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Old 06-09-2012, 09:07 PM
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Location: East Side
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Cool Top ten most dangerous neighborhoods in nyc

highest crime rate
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Old 06-10-2012, 07:07 AM
 
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What is the point of this thread?
I thought there was gonna be a list of the top 10 most dangerous.
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Old 06-10-2012, 11:36 AM
 
Location: Queens THE REAL international city
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I guess the OP wants us to come up with our personal top 10. Well (in no particular order):

1) Brownsville, Brooklyn
2) Morrisiana, Bronx
3) River Park Towers, Bronx
4) Flatbush, Brooklyn (maybe, I haven't really been around there in some time)
5) Washington Heights, Manhattan (SOME areas, its really come along way)
6) Rocaway, Queens (again, some areas, its kind of coming along)

Well, I can't think of any other 3 right now.
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Old 06-10-2012, 11:47 AM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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I guess the OP wants us to come up with our personal top 10. Well (in no particular order):

1) Brownsville, Brooklyn
2) Morrisiana, Bronx
3) River Park Towers, Bronx
4) Flatbush, Brooklyn (maybe, I haven't really been around there in some time)
5) Washington Heights, Manhattan (SOME areas, its really come along way)
6) Rocaway, Queens (again, some areas, its kind of coming along)

Well, I can't think of any other 3 right now.
River Park Towers has a really high crime rate, but it's not a neighborhood.
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Old 06-10-2012, 01:44 PM
 
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I guess the OP wants us to come up with our personal top 10. Well (in no particular order):

1) Brownsville, Brooklyn
2) Morrisiana, Bronx
3) River Park Towers, Bronx
4) Flatbush, Brooklyn (maybe, I haven't really been around there in some time)
5) Washington Heights, Manhattan (SOME areas, its really come along way)
6) Rocaway, Queens (again, some areas, its kind of coming along)

Well, I can't think of any other 3 right now.
I would not say the Rockaways are coming along. I lived there for seven years (moved away in 08) and it's terrible. Isolated pockets and areas closer to the tip are ok, but there are still vast stretches of vacant lots and boarded up shop fronts throughout the peninsula. Honestly, if it wasn't for the beach I'd consider it the most depressing part of NYC I've seen (though Mott Haven is bad too). NYC's rectum imo.
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Old 06-10-2012, 02:22 PM
 
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Originally Posted by Lital_The_Best View Post
I guess the OP wants us to come up with our personal top 10. Well (in no particular order):

1) Brownsville, Brooklyn
2) Morrisiana, Bronx
3) River Park Towers, Bronx
4) Flatbush, Brooklyn (maybe, I haven't really been around there in some time)
5) Washington Heights, Manhattan (SOME areas, its really come along way)
6) Rocaway, Queens (again, some areas, its kind of coming along)

Well, I can't think of any other 3 right now.
I'll just add a few to your list

East NY, BK
South Jamaica, Queens
University Heights, BX(I think it's a really bad area not 100% though)
East Harlem, Manhattan

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Old 06-10-2012, 03:00 PM
 
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If by "Rockaway", you mean Far Rockaway, then I can see why its on your list but if you mean the entire peninsula then I'd say no. The peninsula is not one collective neighborhood, its made up of several and the West End (100th PCT jurisdiction) has consistently had some of the lowest crime in the city and also has the most expensive street in terms of real estate sales (in Neponsit) in Queens.
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Old 06-10-2012, 04:07 PM
 
Location: Queens THE REAL international city
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River Park Towers has a really high crime rate, but it's not a neighborhood.

Yeah, I know its not a neighborhood exactly but its like a world of its own. That place is a poop hole.

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I would not say the Rockaways are coming along. I lived there for seven years (moved away in 08) and it's terrible. Isolated pockets and areas closer to the tip are ok, but there are still vast stretches of vacant lots and boarded up shop fronts throughout the peninsula. Honestly, if it wasn't for the beach I'd consider it the most depressing part of NYC I've seen (though Mott Haven is bad too). NYC's rectum imo.
Yeah, that's why I had it up there. It's very ghetto but there's parts of it that has improved. Its mostly the new houses by the beach though.

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I'll just add a few to your list

East NY, BK
South Jamaica, Queens
University Heights, BX(I think it's a really bad area not 100% though)
East Harlem, Manhattan

Yeah, University Heights is complete garbage. I lived there before, I hate that place. Ugh. East Harlem is also complete garbage as well. Though parts of it has been on the rise and it's slowly becoming gentrified, there's
pockets of it that suck.

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If by "Rockaway", you mean Far Rockaway, then I can see why its on your list but if you mean the entire peninsula then I'd say no. The peninsula is not one collective neighborhood, its made up of several and the West End (100th PCT jurisdiction) has consistently had some of the lowest crime in the city and also has the most expensive street in terms of real estate sales (in Neponsit) in Queens.
That's what I mean good sir.
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Old 06-10-2012, 09:25 PM
 
Location: Ridgewood, NY
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Since we decided to feed this topic that hes been posting non-stop on here you might as well have a legitimate top ten... For the record, ugly areas don't necessarily equate to bad... And right now I'd put Southside slightly over Far Rock. Neighborhoods seem to be going in opposite directions... Also from what I've heard, University Heights has its fair share of problems but isn't necessarily a bad area...

My top ten

1) Brownsville, Brooklyn
2) East New York, Brooklyn
3) Mott Haven, Bronx
4) Morrisania, Bronx
5) East Tremont, Bronx
6) East Harlem, Manhattan
7) Central Harlem, Manhattan
8) South Jamaica, Queens
9) Far Rockaway, Queens
10) Bed-stuy, Brooklyn (Despite the improvements, area is still real bad and crime has increase alot this year in both precincts)

Other areas that can arguably be put in the top ten in no specific order:

1) Flatbush, Brooklyn
2) Bushwick, Brooklyn
3) Soundview, Bronx
4) Hunts Point, Bronx
5) Crown Heights, Brooklyn
6) Port Richmond, Staten Island
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Old 06-10-2012, 09:39 PM
 
Location: Confines of the 100 Precinct
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Since we decided to feed this topic that hes been posting non-stop on here you might as well have a legitimate top ten... For the record, ugly areas don't necessarily equate to bad... And right now I'd put Southside slightly over Far Rock. Neighborhoods seem to be going in opposite directions... Also from what I've heard, University Heights has its fair share of problems but isn't necessarily a bad area...

My top ten

1) Brownsville, Brooklyn
2) East New York, Brooklyn
3) Mott Haven, Bronx
4) Morrisania, Bronx
5) East Tremont, Bronx
6) East Harlem, Manhattan
7) Central Harlem, Manhattan
8) South Jamaica, Queens
9) Far Rockaway, Queens
10) Bed-stuy, Brooklyn (Despite the improvements, area is still real bad and crime has increase alot this year in both precincts)

Other areas that can arguably be put in the top ten in no specific order:

1) Flatbush, Brooklyn
2) Bushwick, Brooklyn
3) Soundview, Bronx
4) Hunts Point, Bronx
5) Crown Heights, Brooklyn
6) Port Richmond, Staten Island
I think this post can put this one to rest......he can use the search function to satisfy anything else.
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