Sheepshead Bay Houses
The Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand Houses housing projects are located in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn, New York, bounded by Nostrand Avenue, Bragg St., Avenue V and Avenue X. Avenue W and Batchelder Street run through the development to divide it into a four block complex. All of its 34 buildings are six stories high. Some have lobbies, others do not. Buildings located west of Batchelder Street are labeled as Sheepshead Bay Houses and buildings located east of Batchelder Street are labeled as Nostrand Houses but they are operated as one housing complex.
Local residents have deemed these developments relatively safe and quiet in comparison to other NYCHA developments, though crime does sporadically occur in the area. These premises are patrolled by the 60th and 61st precincts as well as the New York City Police Department Housing Bureau.
The Shellbank Junior High School (I.S. 14) and Sheepshead Bay High School serve this area.