Brooklyn's East New York and Cypress Hills Communities: Order Information

A 336-page hardcover book written by Brian Merlis and Riccardo Gomes. Based on the photographic and memorabilia collection of Brian Merlis, the book contains over 600 black-and-white images of the East New York and Cypress Hills area. The history of East New York’s development, from a Dutch farming village to one of New York’s largest neighborhoods, is covered in detail including the churches, schools, institutions and infrastructure that defined the neighborhood. This limited-edition book covers in detail the area often ignored by all other books devoted to New York City or Brooklyn.

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Ordering Information

Pricing - The book will retail for $59.95. Website pricing is discounted as follows:

1 Copy $50.00 - 2 Copies $90.00 - 3 Copies $130.00

Shipping and handling will be $3.00.

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There are two ways to order; via mail or via Paypal - You can print out the attached order form and mail with your check or money order to:


Riccardo Gomes/East New York Project
P.O. Box 183
Wyckoff, New Jersey 07481

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