City Line,Queens (History)

(Neighborhoods In Queens)

neighborhoods_queens_city_line_300x300City Line is a sub-section of East New York bordering the neighborhoods of Cypress Hills to the north, Ozone Park (Queens) to the east, and Conduit Boulevard to the south. The neighborhood is named “City Line” for its location in the former City of Brooklyn near the border with Queens County before Brooklyn and parts of Queens County were consolidated into New York City in 1898.City Line is one of the most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Many Italians, Germans and Irish originally lived in the area, which today is home to immigrants from Bangladesh, the Dominican Republic, Guyana, and Puerto Rico. City Line contains the Cypress Hills Houses. The main commercial district is located along Liberty Avenue. The neighborhood is served by Brooklyn Community Board 5.