Elmhurst is an ethnically diverse neighborhood in Queens that consists mostly of multi-family homes, co-ops, and apartment buildings.
While some free Black communities like Seneca Village are known to many New York history buffs, others still remain unknown to most.
The Green was a strong community of Black residents in Jamaica, Queens who fought against racism while developing its own economy.
In Newtown, Connecticut stands the ruins of a stately psychiatric hospital. The Fairfield Hills State Hospital opened in 1931, with