Brooklyn & Queens
No longer a sideline destination, Brooklyn has emerged with its own skyline, attractions, trendy shops, and distinctive culinary scene.
Spike Lee helped build Brooklyn’s positive brand identity in the 1980s and 1990s. Jay Z and others are taking local redevelopment to another level. The challenge is to manage the development in ways that don’t displace average black and brown workers while allowing them to enjoy the bounty of new tourism.