The Brooklyn Wars
The Stories Behind the Remaking of New York's Most Celebrated Borough
This book can be downloaded and read in Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device.
Across the globe, the word “Brooklyn” has come to represent cutting-edge cuisine, a vibrant music and literary culture, and the epitome of hip. But most of the world doesn’t see the price that local residents pay as their neighborhoods are swallowed by change.
In The Brooklyn Wars, masterful storyteller and award-winning journalist Neil deMause turns a spotlight on the borough’s transformation. Through the stories of neighborhoods from Coney Island to Bushwick to downtown and Atlantic Yards, The Brooklyn Wars investigates how the New Brooklyn came to be, who shaped it — and the winners and losers when “urban renaissance” comes to town.