"Bville" or "Tha Ville"
Brownsville is a low-income residential neighborhood located in eastern Brooklyn, New York. The neighborhood's motto is "Brownsville! Never ran, never will!"
The total land area is one square mile, and the zip code for the neighborhood is 11212. The area should not be confused with Ocean Hill, a subsection of Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Brownsville is bordered by East New York Avenue to the north (on the Bedford-Stuyvesant border), East 98th Street to the west (East Flatbush) and the freight rail Bay Ridge Branch of the Long Island Rail Road to the south (adjacent to the neighborhood of Canarsie).