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In Brooklyn, Conditions That Recall Tenement Slums

By Zuleyka Indarte • Dec 22nd, 2010 • Category: Features, Lead Story

By Zuleyka Indarte The walls are cracked, with extremely hot pipes jutting out, ready to burn any skin that comes into contact; the drains are leaky; and the kitchen window is broken. These are the conditions that many residents of several apartment buildings on a single block along Willoughby Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn are calling [...]