Prospect Heights

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $2,550, min $1,350 - max $18,500

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 3 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Average, rank #116 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #29 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Internet Access
  • Public Transport
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Clean & Green
  • Eating Out

Not great for

  • Parking
  • Schools

Who lives here?

  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
“One of my favorite areas in Brooklyn“

Located in northwestern Brooklyn, Prospect Heights offers an interesting and unique mix of old and new. The neighborhood has a convenient location, close to some of the best and most popular Brooklyn attractions, including Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Public Library, and the Underhill Playground. ... Read more

NatM • Dec 27, 2011
“A 'hood that hasn't reached the finish line, but doesn't know“

I considered moving to Prospect Heights, but the problem I found was that the apartments available in the area were not only overpriced, but seriously cramped. I know you're probably thinking that this is merely an NYC phenomenon which can't be avoided, but it's worse here than in other areas! Pr... Read more

NeverSleeps • Feb 13, 2011
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Eating-out

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Restaurants (26)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (10)

BBQ Joints (2)

Diners (2)

Food Courts & Trucks (1)

Other

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Shopping (12)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (6)

Dog Run & Pet Services (2)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (9)

Banks (1)

Playgrounds (6)

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