Broker

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The Broker Bridge, passing over part of the borough of Broker

Broker is one of the five boroughs in Grand Theft Auto IV's version of Liberty City. It contains 12 out of the city's 65 neighbourhoods. Its real-life archetype is Brooklyn. It is situated to the south of the borough of Dukes and connected to Algonquin by the Broker and Algonquin bridges. Streets in Broker are named after Western-era cowboys and cowboy-related words (Cassidy Street, Deadwood Street, Earp Street, Hickock Street, and Kid Street are some examples). Avenues in Broker are primarily named after Indian tribes (Iroquois Avenue, Mohawk Avenue, Onandaga Avenue, Seneca Avenue are some examples).

This is the borough in which the player begins GTA IV, in which Niko meets his cousin Roman.

Broker is a very poor borough; around the BOABO area there are many hobos. However, near Niko's safehouse in Hove Beach, there are many thugs with weapons hanging around. If Niko exits his safehouse in Hove and shoots the sky, these thugs will be notified and start blasting Niko.

Broker and Dukes are the only boroughs in the metropolitan area that share an island. All other boroughs are separated by waters.

Character

Broker has a very large diversity in the characters of various districts. The western districts are gritty, run down and industrial, however in many cases gentrification is common. In other districts, like Outlook, Rotterdam Hill and South Slopes, a diverse population of yuppies, immigrants, businesspeople and hipsters resides. Large ethnic populations, like Russian-Americans, Jamaican-Americans and African-Americans, live in the borough.

Places of Interest in Broker

Notable Residents

Businesses in Broker

Neighborhoods

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The Screamer roller coaster, in Firefly Island