The Term South Brooklyn explained by NYT

Smith Hanten

During my scant time (a little over a decade and a half) working on Smith Street¬†– this area (now sometimes called BoCoCa) is referred to as “South Brooklyn” by many of the old time landlords … now I know an “old timer” labeling this part of Brooklyn is somebody who has lived here since before 1959. Not that long ago …

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