Pink Houses: Worst housing project in Brooklyn, maybe US?

Posted in the Springville Forum

Comments
1 - 20 of 293 Comments Last updated Thursday Jul 31
First Prev
of 15
Next Last

Since: May 09

Brentwood, NY

#1 May 25, 2009
This forum is about the Louis H. Pink Houses on Linden Blvd in East NY.

Is this the worst housing project in Brooklyn? possibly US?

Some incidents (I am sure I am missing a lot)

1)Foxy Brown getting beat up a couple of years ago
2)Former Thug in wheelchair getting shot in the head last week.
3)PA man thrown off the top of a building with his arms ducktaped behind them
4)homeless man set on fire in building
5)Young man returns home from completing college and then gets killed.
-I am missing a lot but the list goes on and on

If you have any opinions on housing projects that are worse in US or any stories about the Pink Houses please respond. Please provide specific detailed examples so all readers of this forum can contribute.
123-abc

Seaside Park, NJ

#2 Jun 11, 2009
The Louis Pink houses in my opinion is one of the worst managed and housing project to live in the East New York section of Brooklyn. When I moved in I received a entry door key and have not used it once. The reason is because you don't need a key because all of the entry door lock are broken and the doors are kept widely opened for violaters and trespassers to do as they please. Also, the ground and property is dirty and not kept clean. The windows have locks and need cleaning but you cannot receive a single key to open the locked windows. I can go on but I think you get the message, do not come here unless you don't have any choice and were you are is worst.
BK 4 eva

New York, NY

#3 Jun 26, 2009
I live in the Albany Houses in BK and there are shootings, crack sales and robberies goin down evry day. The Pink Houses ain't got nothing on the Albany Houses!
mary jane

Richmond, KY

#4 Jun 29, 2009
wow... I live in rural kentucky... this is harsh..
move to the country
enyhunter

New York, NY

#5 Jul 6, 2009
another drive by went down at the pink houses this weekend. this never stops..........
THEMAN

Brooklyn, NY

#6 Jul 6, 2009
Housing projects when frist open up was nice place to live.Not no more and the Housing Authority knows it .They only care about is raiseing the rent or else.
Eso1

Brooklyn, NY

#7 Jul 7, 2009
Housing project's are a perfect way to breed criminals, you wanna end the violence? elminate or censor, music that promotes and glorifies violence, including death metal and heavy metal, put the ignorant somewhere where they will eventually kill eachother off, they are lower life forms, like the neatherdals that went extinct and cro magnons that evolved, somewhere where they cannot hurt/kill people who are intelligent and have something to give to humanity and life, like that young man who was killed after completing college, i say we destroy the housing projects and build single family homes with backyards in there place
AnotherView

New York, NY

#8 Jul 9, 2009
Eso1 wrote:
Housing project's are a perfect way to breed criminals, you wanna end the violence? elminate or censor, music that promotes and glorifies violence, including death metal and heavy metal, put the ignorant somewhere where they will eventually kill eachother off, they are lower life forms, like the neatherdals that went extinct and cro magnons that evolved, somewhere where they cannot hurt/kill people who are intelligent and have something to give to humanity and life, like that young man who was killed after completing college, i say we destroy the housing projects and build single family homes with backyards in there place
Your thoughts sound like a good plan. but in reality how would you determine who is a "lower life forms, like the neatherdals". We store some of these people in jail based on the crimes they commit. but as a society we can not just point a finger at somebody and say you are a neatherdal, you have to live somewhere else just b/c they listen to rap, smoke weed or drink 40s on the street. Our constitution and freedom of liberty was not built on that. The projects are horrible but if you can't make more than $10K a year, where else are you going to be able to afford to live????
big remo

Atlanta, GA

#9 Jul 25, 2009
I was born in pink houses in 1978. that's the hood forreal i been through it all. i seen cat's get they head popped off. i seen shootouts with police and everybody else im from hollywood side they crazy out there.
squalla317

Toms River, NJ

#10 Jul 26, 2009
When the East is in the house...oh my god!! Born and raised in ENY, I have to go with the Pink Houses as being the worst. I have family that lives in Albany projects, they dont even come close to the Pink Houses. They are protected by the fact that they live 2-3 blocks from the Jews and we all know that the NYPD is bought and paid for by the Jews so it is only so much they are going to let happen in Albany, where as living in ENY is like living in a cave!!

“The QUEEN BEE has spoken”

Since: Aug 09

Don't get STUNG!

#11 Aug 2, 2009
I grew up in Breukelen Houses in Canarsie back in the 70's-80's. This used to be one of the safest along with Bayview and Glenwood houses. What do you think the problems are? Is it a different set of people moving on or what? I no longer live in Brooklyn, but I do visit and things in this project have definitely changed. I recall the Pink Houses always being off the hook along with Cypress Hills.
The Patriot

Yatesboro, PA

#12 Aug 2, 2009
I grew up across the street from the williamsburg houses on scholes st. in the 50's and 60's.Many of my friends lived in those buildings and they had great green areas for playing football and basketball courts.Anyone know how life is there now,I know their still there I scanned the neighborhood on google and the area seems to have held up pretty well and I saw a lot of new buildings on scholes st.
agsl

Englishtown, NJ

#13 Aug 3, 2009
I grew up in the Pinks and lived there for 18 years. Make no mistake, its not the projects itself that are bad but the people that live there. When you don't give a damn about your surroundings, piss and shit in your elevators and plot to mug your neighbors you are a lower life form but that isn't for everyone. There are decent people who have been dealt a blow where they can't afford to move. This economy is tough and anyone who could afford it has moved on to greener pastures. But in all its a horrible place to live because the people who live there have no regard for human life.
impala

Los Angeles, CA

#14 Aug 4, 2009
squalla317 wrote:
When the East is in the house...oh my god!! Born and raised in ENY, I have to go with the Pink Houses as being the worst. I have family that lives in Albany projects, they dont even come close to the Pink Houses. They are protected by the fact that they live 2-3 blocks from the Jews and we all know that the NYPD is bought and paid for by the Jews so it is only so much they are going to let happen in Albany, where as living in ENY is like living in a cave!!
true
Unknown

Brooklyn, NY

#16 Aug 29, 2009
i live in louis h. pink houses and its not as bad as you people think. the cleaners work very hard not going to lie there has been shootings and other bad things. But what project aprment doesent thats not ran by whites or jews (non-raceist) but its not everyone in the bulding makes the apt bulding bad! beacuse i have two working parents that have cars money jewlery can support me and themselves! & i wna refure to one comment made:about the doors being open and the locks dont work. i would like to state that is a lie beacause my locks work perfectly and i have never had a robbery in my home ever. so most of you people writing bullshit about pink houses never been here a day in your life your only talking bullshit because someone told a lie (& ima get your false facts) turned into the truth by me
nonottoday

Stony Brook, NY

#17 Aug 31, 2009
i love my pink houses!!!!!!
BKrenter

Brentwood, NY

#18 Sep 1, 2009
A baby was found stuffed inside a pillow this week at the Pink Houses. Nobody knows the motivation behind why the mother did it, but it is a real tragedy and sad story.
ChiTown

New York, NY

#19 Sep 10, 2009
I moved to Bed Stuy, Brooklyn from West Chicago 3 years ago. Brooklyn is a walk in the park compared to Chicago ChiTown is off the chain
Rocco

Lisle, IL

#20 Sep 10, 2009
Yeah, Cabrini Green in Chicago was worse than this.

But Forest City are far and away the biggest slumlords. Have fun with Atlantic Yards.
http://cuaccforestcitypixetc.com/
http://sequel.cuaccforestcitypixetc.com/
William Knight

Lisle, IL

#21 Sep 10, 2009
I bet by now the death toll on the Forest City Pavilion property is over 100. It used to be nicknamed "Cabrini Green North." But I think ANY big Forest City property is worse than Cabrini Green and the Pink Houses put together!

Tell me when this thread is updated: (Registration is not required)

Add to my Tracker Send me an email

First Prev
of 15
Next Last

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Springville Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
NY New York Primary Election Sept 14: Will you vote? (Sep '10) 21 hr Lol 16,781
memories of bensonhurst brookyn (Nov '08) 22 hr Boomdog02 26
How I Found A New Job In Less Than A Week Fri XOXO365 1
Gay Brooklyn teen looking to meet (Dec '11) Fri hobojoe1900 126
EPA charges SUNY Downstate with federal hazardo... Fri FatLadyMe 1
Fast Adderall,xanny ,MMJ- ADHD Fri reliable supplier 1
Anyone knows this pornstars name or the name of... Thu random 5
•••
•••

Springville Jobs

•••
Enter and win $5000
•••
•••

Springville People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

•••

Springville News, Events & Info

Click for news, events and info in Springville
•••

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]
•••