Marcus Garvey Village was founded in 1975 and is located in the Brownsville neighborhood of eastern Brooklyn, New York City. The 625 Garden style apartment homes in Marcus Garvey Village range form studios to 5-bedroom units. The garden walkup's open into private courtyard areas, shielded from public access and viewing. The management office is located at 353 Chester Street Brooklyn, NY 11212 from 9am-5pm Monday thru Friday.
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Designed by architect Kenneth Frampton and the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies, it followed a "Low-rise, high –density" prototype for family in need of housing, incorporating in-block mews and private front doors for each apartment home.(UDC Exhibition Committee and Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani, "Policy and Design for Housing: Lessons of the Urban Development Corporation, 1968-1975)