Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $2,645, min $1,650 - max $25,000

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me

Commute

There are 9 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Average, rank #132 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #43 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Public Transport
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Clean & Green
  • Gym & Fitness

Not great for

  • Parking

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian
“Great, but not the best value in this class of neighborhood“

Brooklyn Heights has always had a mystique for me as the legendary home of Dr. Cliff Huxtable. And indeed, it is neighborhood-y, with great views, good (but crowded) schools, and great access to the city. On the downside, it's significantly pricier for what you get than the area south of Atlantic... Read more

JohnViega • May 22, 2013
“Best of Brooklyn“

Brooklyn Heights is a beautiful neighborhood that boasts unparalleled views of New York Harbor and Lower Manhattan. This town isn't cheap by most standards, but it offers an affordable option to Manhattanites who are used to paying exorbitant prices for real estate. This neighborhood is protected... Read more

NatM • Dec 25, 2011
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (26)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (7)

Diners (4)

Food Courts & Trucks (4)

Entertainment

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Bars and Pubs (9)

Nightclubs (1)

Movie Theaters & Theaters (3)

Music Venues (1)

Parks & Gardens (21)

Arts and Museums (2)

Other

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Shopping (13)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (12)

Dog Run & Pet Services (9)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (8)

Banks (2)

Playgrounds (6)

What do you think about this neighborhood?

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me