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Old 04-27-2011, 07:19 AM
 
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Which are the most cleanest and safest NYCHA projects in Brooklyn? I only know about Odwyer Gardens in Coney Island. What others are clean/safe?
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Old 04-27-2011, 11:19 AM
 
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Clean ones:
Glenwood Houses
Nostrand Houses
Sheepshead Bay Houses
Clymer-Wythe Houses
Jonathan Williams Plaza
Independence Plaza
Marlboro Houses (some buildings)

O'Dwyer Gardens is not clean or safe. No project in Coney Island is.
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Old 04-28-2011, 11:55 AM
 
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I would also put Bayview projects in Canarsie on the clean list.Breukelen in Canarsie also clean but to a lesser extent and not as safe as Bayview.
Seems like Brooklyn wins the clean NYC projects thread although SI hasn't weighed in yet.
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Old 04-28-2011, 12:18 PM
 
Location: Port Richmond, Staten Island, New York City, New York, 10302
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I would also put Bayview projects in Canarsie on the clean list.Breukelen in Canarsie also clean but to a lesser extent and not as safe as Bayview.
Seems like Brooklyn wins the clean NYC projects thread although SI hasn't weighed in yet.

There's three projects on Staten Island (Berry Houses, South Beach Houses and Todt Hill Houses) that are so far from dangerous/dirty/anything typically associated with projects that it's laughable.

I promise you, if anybody in my neighborhood, or most parts of the North Shore for that matter, were offered an apartment in one of those developments they'd jump on it in seconds.

Literally nothing ever happens in South Beach (a friend of mine told me he had friends in them buildings and since they never had any street altercations to pertain to that all they used to do was shoot a shotgun off the roof and when the time finally came where they actually felt like they needed that shotgun to take care of a street matter they were out of ammo because they wasted it off shooting the sky, lol) or Todt Hill (I remember hearing about one shooting there ever - it was broad day light though, go figure). Something significant happens at the Berry Homes like once every 3-5 years. All 3 developments are clean and almost completely lack loitering (varies on weather and such, obviously). I'd be shocked if any project in the 5 boroughs is better than Todt Hill. Much higher percentage of old, white people living in these areas than your average project as well.

Oh, there's also these projects for the elderly called the Cassidy-Lafayette Houses. Never heard of anything negative coming out of those either for obvious reasons, I'm sure.
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Old 04-28-2011, 06:11 PM
 
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I would also put Bayview projects in Canarsie on the clean list.Breukelen in Canarsie also clean but to a lesser extent and not as safe as Bayview.
Seems like Brooklyn wins the clean NYC projects thread although SI hasn't weighed in yet.
Forgot about Bayview. I put Bayview on the same level as Marlboro.
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Old 04-28-2011, 06:14 PM
 
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There's three projects on Staten Island (Berry Houses, South Beach Houses and Todt Hill Houses) that are so far from dangerous/dirty/anything typically associated with projects that it's laughable.

I promise you, if anybody in my neighborhood, or most parts of the North Shore for that matter, were offered an apartment in one of those developments they'd jump on it in seconds.

Literally nothing ever happens in South Beach (a friend of mine told me he had friends in them buildings and since they never had any street altercations to pertain to that all they used to do was shoot a shotgun off the roof and when the time finally came where they actually felt like they needed that shotgun to take care of a street matter they were out of ammo because they wasted it off shooting the sky, lol) or Todt Hill (I remember hearing about one shooting there ever - it was broad day light though, go figure). Something significant happens at the Berry Homes like once every 3-5 years. All 3 developments are clean and almost completely lack loitering (varies on weather and such, obviously). I'd be shocked if any project in the 5 boroughs is better than Todt Hill. Much higher percentage of old, white people living in these areas than your average project as well.

Oh, there's also these projects for the elderly called the Cassidy-Lafayette Houses. Never heard of anything negative coming out of those either for obvious reasons, I'm sure.
I've only been south of the expressway once in my life. I wanna go out there and see these places. You can see Todt Hill from the expressway and I couldnt even believe those were projects at first. I've seen every project on the North Shore except Mariners Harbor, I didn't go that far west.
Have you ever been to Todt Hill, the Berries, or South Beach?
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Old 04-28-2011, 07:59 PM
 
Location: Port Richmond, Staten Island, New York City, New York, 10302
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I've only been south of the expressway once in my life. I wanna go out there and see these places. You can see Todt Hill from the expressway and I couldnt even believe those were projects at first. I've seen every project on the North Shore except Mariners Harbor, I didn't go that far west.
Have you ever been to Todt Hill, the Berries, or South Beach?

I know I've been inside the Berries before but it was mainly to pick someone up from that Head Start daycare-esque program there. I don't recall ever going inside the actual Todt Hill or South Beach buildings but I've been all around them and on the grounds a bunch of times. I've known a few people who have lived in them but I don't ever recall actually going inside them.

I know what you mean about Todt Hill from the expressway though. They look even nicer up close. lol
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Old 02-15-2016, 11:47 AM
 
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Anyone have any concrete info on the nycha glenwood housing and system? Is it safe ? Is it very mixed enthiticity? What are you actually offered there ? One bedroom , 2 .., a studio ? How much of your annual income do they require for rent? Anyone has a link or YouTube clip with photos ... of inside or area around it ? If yes pls email millysthegreatestceleb@gmail.com thanks looking to apply
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Old 01-14-2017, 06:40 AM
 
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I live in downtown Brooklyn, Farragut Houses, the surrounding area has come a long way, positive change has come. The problem I am having is the "projects" why are tenants allowed to keep the building so dirty, urine, food stuff in the elevators etc. This seems to be a trend in most NYCHA developments and a reason for the stigma. My goal in 2017 is to change that perception. Most people that live in NYCHA are hard working, family oriented, decent people. The problem is where do I start, I have tried to mobilize my neighbors by writing letters and encouraging them but they are truly discouraged because there is no hope, not even from leadership. This year someone has to be accountable for this intolerable mess. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, one development at a time.
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Old 01-14-2017, 10:10 AM
 
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I live in downtown Brooklyn, Farragut Houses, the surrounding area has come a long way, positive change has come. The problem I am having is the "projects" why are tenants allowed to keep the building so dirty, urine, food stuff in the elevators etc. This seems to be a trend in most NYCHA developments and a reason for the stigma. My goal in 2017 is to change that perception. Most people that live in NYCHA are hard working, family oriented, decent people. The problem is where do I start, I have tried to mobilize my neighbors by writing letters and encouraging them but they are truly discouraged because there is no hope, not even from leadership. This year someone has to be accountable for this intolerable mess. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, one development at a time.
Most of your neighbors are probably from the shelter....thats what they do nowadays
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