Profile for Crown Heights, New York, NY
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Crown Heights is a neighborhood of Brooklyn
. Elevation is 128 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,992.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Crown Heights demographic reports
Bounded by Atlantic Avenue, Flatbush Avenue, Ralph Avenue and Empire Boulevard.
Former and merged names include:
· Crow Hill
Construction of the Eastern Parkway in the 1870s and the Brooklyn Bridge in 1883 spurred residential development in the area
Crown Heights received national attention for 1991 riots, sparked by long-standing tensions between Black West Indians and Hasidic Jews
Well-known residents have included:
· Stephanie Mills, singer
· Noel Pointer, musician
Historic sites and museums: Brooklyn Children's Museum
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