Fort Hamilton

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $1,750, min $1,050 - max $3,700

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 2 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Average, rank #130 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #113 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Public Transport
  • Clean & Green
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Shopping Options
  • Eating Out

Not great for

  • Parking
  • Cost of Living
  • Childcare
  • Internet Access
  • Lack of Traffic

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Gay & Lesbian
“Seems Far From The Action...but it Ain't !!“

Have lived in FH 20 years. It is considered the "far end" of Brooklyn, but is in fact extremely accessible to Manhattan and the rest of NYC...just add about 15-20 min travel time. The R-Train at 95th Street is the last (or First) stop, so you always get a seat for your commute (and you can nap on... Read more

JohnK6 • Jun 28, 2015
“Fort Hamilton - An Extension of Bay Ridge“

Fort Hamilton is often considered part of Bay Ridge. It is accessible by the R Line at: Bay Ridge Avenue, 77th Street, 86th Street and Bay Ridge – 95th Street.

The bike path from the pier at Bary Ridge Ave to Bay Parkway is a local favorite for Sunsets and views of the Verrazano Bridge... Read more

Kate Toale • Nov 08, 2014
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (37)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (21)

BBQ Joints (3)

Diners (3)

Food Courts & Trucks (2)

Other

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Shopping (19)

Beauty Salons (1)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (23)

Dog Run & Pet Services (3)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (11)

Banks (7)

Playgrounds (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