Red Hook

Brooklyn

Summary

Median rental price: $2,815, min $1,550 - max $15,000

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

Crime level

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Higher, rank #14 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #38 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Parks & Recreation
  • Eating Out
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Resale or Rental Value

Not great for

  • Parking
  • Public Transport
  • Clean & Green

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
“A balance of good and evil“

I don't get out to Red Hook as much as I would like - because it's not the most accessible neighborhood via public transportation. You really have to make a day out of any trip to this boondocks of a neighborhood - not that it isn't worth a visit. It is, it's just a pain to get around (unless of ... Read more

NeverSleeps • Sep 28, 2010
“The rec area will keep the kids busy and off the streets“

Red Hook is one of New York’s oldest neighborhoods. The area offers great views of Lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty. Take a walk down Red Hook’s cobblestone streets and take a trip back in time - there is so much history to be found in this community.

Velentino Pier offers som... Read more

BrendaR • Mar 23, 2009
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Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (3)

Dog Run & Pet Services (1)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (4)

Banks (1)

Playgrounds (2)

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