Brooklyn Community Board 8

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Brooklyn Community District 8
Country United States
State New York
City New York City
 • ChairEthel Tyus
 • District ManagerMichelle George
 • Total1.6 sq mi (4 km2)
 • Total96,317
 • Density60,000/sq mi (23,000/km2)
 • African-American58.1%
 • Asian3.9%
 • Hispanic and Latino Americans12.6%
 • White21.6%
 • Others3.4%
ZIP codes
11213, 11216, 11233, 11238, and 11225
Area code718, 347, 929, and 917
Police Precincts

Brooklyn Community Board 8 is a New York City community board that encompasses the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, and Weeksville. It is delimited by Flatbush Avenue on the west, Atlantic Avenue on the north, Ralph Avenue on the east, and Eastern Parkway on the south.

Its current chairwoman is Ethel Tyus, Robert Matthews is Chair Emeritus, and its District Manager is Michelle George.


  1. ^ "Brooklyn Community District 8" (PDF). Retrieved 23 March 2020.
  2. ^ "NYC Planning | Community Profiles". Retrieved 23 March 2020.

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