Downtown Brooklyn

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $2,769, min $1,650 - max $15,995

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 13 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Higher, rank #4 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Higher, rank #10 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Childcare
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Eating Out
  • Shopping Options
  • Internet Access

Not great for

  • No ratings yet

Who lives here?

  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
“Rapidly growing into a hotspot“

In the past, downtown Brooklyn was mainly known for being Brooklyn's civil, retail, and business center. However, private investors have spent billions of dollars on developing new apartment complexes and encouraging new businesses to build here as well. More than half of the homes created by the... Read more

NatM • Dec 27, 2011
“Off the beaten path destination for tourists“

Close to Brooklyn Heights - one of my favorite areas in the entire city - Downtown Brooklyn has much to offer, but the bustling area closely resembles the busier streets of Manhattan. This is not so surprising, as the moniker "downtown" is meant to imply such things. Anyway, while I wouldn't want... Read more

BroadwayBK • Jan 02, 2010
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (11)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (15)

BBQ Joints (2)

Diners (2)

Food Courts & Trucks (3)

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