Columbia St

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $2,700, min $1,382 - max $7,500

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

Crime level

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Average, rank #55 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #54 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Internet Access
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Public Transport
  • Shopping Options
  • Safe & Sound

Not great for

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Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
“Fairly typical suburb“

Located along the industrial piers just north of Red Hook, the Columbia Street Waterfront District is a narrow strip of multi-family homes and community gardens. The population here is predominantly white and Hispanic. A far more diverse collection of hipsters, artists,and families have moved in ... Read more

NatM • Dec 26, 2011
“Don't go looking for places to spend your money here“

South Brooklyn has its share of middle class neighborhoods, and this one is certainly not much different. This area is bordered by some industrial piers on the Upper New York Bay – which makes for an interesting site if you’re into cranes, but not exactly something anyone would write home to moth... Read more

BrooklynTree • Mar 01, 2009
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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