The Greater Greenspoint District is an 12-square-mile (31 km 2 ) edge city in northern Harris County , Texas , United States . Portions of the district are in the City of Houston while portions are in unincorporated areas . The 2,000-acre (8.1 km 2 ) edge city was a project of the Friendswood Development Company . 
Greenpoint is the northernmost neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn , in the U.S. state of New York . It is bordered on the southwest by Williamsburg at the Bushwick inlet, on the southeast by the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and East Williamsburg , on the north by Newtown Creek and Long Island City, Queens at the Pulaski Bridge , and on the west by the East River .