Fort Greene

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $2,665, min $1,000 - max $14,500

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

There are 9 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Average, rank #30 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #19 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Public Transport
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Clean & Green
  • Schools

Not great for

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Who lives here?

  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
“Great residential area“

Fort Greene is an incredibly hip, up and coming area in Brooklyn that attracts hipsters, artists, and foodies. At the same time, Fort Green maintains its sense of history with well maintained brownstones and the oldest park in Brooklyn. The population is a pretty good mix of Caucasian and African... Read more

NatM • Dec 27, 2011
“Quiet, clean (for New York), things to do“

Fort Greene is full of prime real estate - though obviously this will make it a bit pricier than many Brooklyn neighborhoods. That being said, Fort Greene is a great area that is surrounded by other great neighborhoods - which is something of a rarity in Brooklyn. It's a rather small neighborhood... Read more

BroadwayBK • Jan 07, 2010
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Restaurants (35)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (19)

BBQ Joints (2)

Diners (2)

Gastropubs (1)

Food Courts & Trucks (5)

Other

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Shopping (25)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (8)

Dog Run & Pet Services (7)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (9)

Banks (2)

Playgrounds (7)

Shared Car Services (1)

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