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In Sunset Park, Chinese and Latino congregations share a church built a century ago for Norwegians. In Canarsie, South Asian and Caribbean immigrants flock to the city's only indoor cricket batting cage. Nearby, at the Brooklyn Terminal Market, you'll find both West Indian and Italian products on the shelves of A & J Wholesale Foods.
One in six Americans, it's been said, can trace family roots to Brooklyn. The borough continues to be the first - and sometimes final - stopping point in the U.S. for new waves of immigrants.
With Census figures nine years old, the NYCity News Service looked at the latest available public elementary school statistics to get an idea of where immigrant families are settling. Then we hit Brooklyn's 18 community districts to put faces to the numbers.
Here are some of the stories we found...