Brighton Beach t is known for its high population of Russian-speaking immigrants and as a summer destination for New York City residents due to its beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and its proximity to the amusement parks in Coney Island. The neighborhood served as the setting for the 1983 Neil Simon play Brighton Beach Memoirs, a coming of age story about a family living there during the Great Depression.
See Listing of largest Russian communities in the USA.
- Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, New York City, a.k.a. “Little Odessa” and “Odessa-by-the-Sea”.
- Little Moscow, Miami, Florida.
- Little Moscow in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California.
- Russian Village[disambiguation needed] in Arvada, Colorado. Allendale neighborhood.
- Little Russia, San Francisco. The Russian Hill neighborhood of San Francisco does not contain significant Russian presence.
- Little Moscow, Toronto, Ontario – between Wilson Avenue and Finch Avenue on Bathurst Street. There is also a large Jewish population in the area.
- Berlin, New Hampshire