The apartment Mike Tyson grew up in as a kid located on the north side of Brownsville, New York.
In an interview with Discovery he explains the perils of his neighbourhood and the constant bullying he experienced in school. This is what lead Mike to have a fascination with pigeons – to avoid the bullies. He goes on to say how he hated his life as a kid, however in his recent podcast video’s he basically explains how all of his hardships have gone on to make him the man and success he is today.
Quote: “I don’t miss this neighbourhood, but I’m proud that I’m from here”.
2178 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Google Maps Co-ordinates: 40.676484, -73.914233