New Lots Neighborhood in NYC: BROOKLYN
New Lots is a sub-section of East New York. The "New Lots" east of the Town of Flatbush were laid out in the 18th century. The area was known as the Town of New Lots from 1852 when the area seceded from Flatbush until it was annexed in 1886 as the 26th Ward of Brooklyn. The population is largely African-American and Hispanic-American. The neighborhood is part of Brooklyn Community Board 5. It is served by the IRT New Lots Line. Nearby neighborhoods include Canarsie to the south, Brownsville to the west and City Line to the east.