Brownsville Moving Forward

1788 Pitkin Avenue

Created by 17 young adult artists and 2 professional artists, this mural helps to create an inviting gateway at the east end of the Pitkin Avenue BID. The text-based image captures the cross-sector dynamism present within the neighborhood and reads “Brownsville Moving Forward.” Important community figures are highlighted throughout the mural, including renowned activist and educator Rosetta “Mother” Gaston, who founded local hidden treasure Heritage House, housed on the second floor of the Stone Avenue Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library.