Brooklyn Heights Apartments and Condominiums

Originally referred to as 'Brooklyn Village', Brooklyn Heights has been a prominent area of Brooklyn since 1834, and has been called home to various notable personalities throughout history including Norman Mailer, Walt Whitman, Thomas Wolfe and Truman Capote. The neighborhood stretches from Old Fulton Street to Atlantic Avenue and from the East River east to Court Street and Cadman Plaza. DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn, Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill are adjacent and the area is easily accessible to Downtown Manhattan and multiple subway lines, as well as the New York Water Taxi.

Brooklyn Heights real estate consists of endless blocks of beautiful tree-lined streets, charming row houses and brownstones, many of which still exhibiting original Greek Revival details. Several different architectural styles are represented and a number of houses, particularly along Pierrepont Street and Pierrepont Place, are authentic mansions. Grand townhouses and mansions, some with elegant and historic fireplaces, libraries, and even the occasional elevator, border the Brooklyn Promenade overlooking the New York Harbor on Columbia Heights. One-third of a mile long, the Brooklyn Promenade offers views of the Statue of Liberty and NY Harbor, the Manhattan skyline and the magnificent Brooklyn Bridge. Lined with trees, benches, flowerbeds and playgrounds, the promenade is a favorite destination for residents and visitors alike.

If you are lucky enough to find them, some of the area’s historic brownstones have been converted into small co-ops or condominiums, which are available for rent or for purchase. Unit types typically range from studios to three-bedrooms, however, four bedrooms are not out of the question. There are also a select amount of charming carriage houses. Many of the newer condominium / co-op buildings constructed since the 1980s are full service residential buildings.

Brooklyn Heights’ main retail artery offers an array of dining options including neighborhood favorites such as Noodle Pudding, Queen and Caffe Buon Gusto. If you’re looking to cater a dinner party, Lassen and Hennigs on Montague Street has an incredible selection of fruit platters and gourmet cakes as well as one of the best deli selections in Brooklyn. Fattoush on Hicks Street offers tasty and reasonably priced Mediterranean food. Beer drinkers will appreciate the selection of specialty microbrews at Pete's Waterfront Ale House, Henry St. Ale House or Jack the Horse Tavern on the corner of Cranberry St. Brooklyn Heights is also home to the Brooklyn Historical Society and the Hotel St. George, which was once New York City's largest hotel. The Borough Hall Greenmarket has brought fresh, local produce to the Brooklyn Heights community for over 25 years, and hosts a number of weekly events.

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