The Hole, New York

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The Hole is a small neighborhood in New York City on the border between Brooklyn and Queens.[1] It is a low-lying area, with a ground level that is 10 meters lower than the surrounding area.[2][3] The area is run-down, and suffers from frequent flooding.[4] It has been described as a "lost neighborhood",[3] and as resembling a border town from the Wild West.[2] The Federation of Black Cowboys has their stable there.

Nearby neighborhoods include East New York, Lindenwood, Howard Beach and Ozone Park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dorr, Nate. "In the Hole". Impose Magazine. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Janon Fisher (October 17, 2004). "Echoes of the Wild West Mark an Urban Frontier". New York Times. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Asch, Mark (October 27, 2010). "Brooklyn's Lost Neighborhood: The Hole". The L Magazine. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "Two Water Tables". BLDGBLOG. April 3, 2011. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 

Coordinates: 40°40′18″N 73°51′34″W / 40.6718°N 73.8595°W / 40.6718; -73.8595