While several New York neighborhoods can claim fame to a cadre of beautiful brownstones, the neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights easily rises to the top of the list when it comes down to concentration and preservation of these beautiful buildings. Stroll the sidewalks of Pierrepont Street, Grace Court, and State Street and it’s easy to see why the neighborhood has become one of New York’s most famous addresses. The popularity of Brooklyn Heights doesn’t just lie with its captivating residences. Charming Montague Street, the neighborhood’s main shopping strip, delights visitors with an assortment of local shops and restaurants. And, of course, one of the main attractions of Brooklyn Heights is the neighborhood’s fine views of the East River, New York Harbor, and Manhattan from the famous 1.3 mile long Brooklyn Promenade, which runs from Remsen Street to Cranberry Street.
In The News: Close-Up on Brooklyn Heights | Living In Brooklyn Heights. The Boundaries: Stretches from Fulton Street near the Brooklyn Bridge in the north to Atlantic Avenue in the south and from the Brooklyn Promenade in the west and Court Street and Cadman Plaza in the east. The Commute: 2,3,4,5 to Borough Hall; A,C,F to Jay St/Borough Hall; M,R to Court Street. Click on the “Directions” link in the menu on the left for exact walking/subway directions and commuting time.