Hunts Point

Orientation & Geography

North America, United States, New York City

Hunts Point is a low-income neighborhood located on a peninsula in the South Bronx in New York City. It is the location of one of the largest food distribution facilities in the world. The neighborhood is part of Bronx Community Board 2. Its boundaries are the Bruckner Expressway to the west and north, the Bronx River to the east, and the East River to the south. Hunts Point Avenue is the primary street through Hunts Point. The neighborhood is considered to be a "Red Light District" in many cases for its crime and prostitution. The neighborhood is served by NYPD's 41st Precinct.