Crown Heights

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $2,099, min $1,022 - max $10,000

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 #33 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #45 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Parks & Recreation
  • Public Transport
  • Childcare
  • Internet Access
  • Neighborly Spirit

Not great for

  • Parking

Who lives here?

  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students
“What is happening to crown heights“

Much of the hipster/young professional noise is for Franklin Ave, the epicenter of Crown Heights gentrification. East of Nostrand Ave remains largely Afro-Caribbean and African-American, which many new comers are not excited about, and is often described by new transplants as the "sketchy" part o... Read more

JamieA • May 19, 2015
“Feels like home“

JohnR6 • Mar 07, 2015
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Street view

Groceries

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Supermarkets (9)

Farmers' Markets (8)

Gourmet Shops (2)

Grocery Stores (28)

Eating-out

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Restaurants (50+)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (29)

BBQ Joints (4)

Diners (1)

Food Courts & Trucks (2)

Entertainment

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Bars and Pubs (23)

Nightclubs (8)

Movie Theaters & Theaters (2)

Music Venues (8)

Parks & Gardens (9)

Arts and Museums (11)

Other

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Shopping (39)

Beauty Salons (1)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (29)

Dog Run & Pet Services (3)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (49)

Banks (12)

Playgrounds (7)

Shared Car Services (2)

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