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Located in eastern Brooklyn, Brownsville is a residential neighborhood with approximately 300 residents in just over 1 square mile.  Several schools and playgrounds are located in the community as well as a large medical center. Shops and restaurants tend to be located along commercial corridors bordering the community although there are some retail shops within the district. Residents of the neighborhood frequently travel to local services and destinations on foot.  

The weather in New York varies from season to season and can affect pedestrians. Winters are cool and wet with rain, sleet, and snow. Spring and fall tend to be milder, however, rain and stormy weather are possible at any time. Summers are hot and humid, usually with plenty of sun and traveling on foot can be uncomfortable. Fortunately, it is light until late in the evening in summer months and pet owners can choose to walk in the evening when it is cooler outside.

Terrain in Brownsville
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The Brownsville area is not well defined but is usually recognized to be bordered by Crown Heights, Weeksville, Bushwick, Cypress Hills, and Canarsie. The terrain in Brownsville is flat and there are a fair number of large mature shade trees sheltering residential streets. Sidewalks are present along residential and commercial thoroughfares to provide safe pedestrian walkways separate from vehicles. Roads in the area follow a typical urban grid street pattern and there is quite a lot of traffic in this busy, developed urban area, so be careful crossing roads at intersections while walking your dog. 

The area features many public housing developments and some multi-story apartments  Row houses and townhouses are also common in some sections of the community. Many empty lots in this neighborhood have been turned into community gardens which make pleasant walking destinations in the area. A notable landmark in Brownsville is the Loew's Pitkin Theatre, built in 1920. This landmark features unique art deco architecture. 

Greenways in Brownsville
Neighborhoods in Brooklyn have an average of:
38 Greenways
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Lincoln Terrace Park located in Brownsville has 17 acres of green space with recreation areas interlaced with paved pathways. The park has a designated off-leash area on the Eastern Parkway between Buffalo and Rochester Avenues. This area is not enclosed and your dog will need to have good socialization and off-leash recall to take advantage. There are also restrooms, a playground, and spray showers. 

Betsy Head Park has been an established park in the area for 100 years and provides 10 acres of recreational use park. Facilities like baseball fields and basketball and handball courts attract many visitors and there is lots to see and do in this historic park. 

Livonia Park is a small 1-acre park but is heavily treed with paved grounds and lots of benches for you and your pup to rest in the shade on a hot, humid summer day, so enjoy the cool break when walking through Brownsville.

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