Prospect Lefferts Gardens

Prospect Lefferts Gardens or “PLG” as it is often referred to, is a neighborhood in the Flatbush area of Brooklyn that boasts its community and a rich history of multiculturalism, and specifically, its Caribbean roots. The neighborhood is bounded by Empire Boulevard to the north, Clarkson Avenue to the south, and New York and Ocean Avenues to the East and West. Residents of Prospect Lefferts Gardens enjoy the perks of having Prospect Park right in their backyard, where they can enjoy tennis, quiet serenity by the lake, free summer concerts and even ice skating in the winter months. The area continues to see rapid changes in real estate, food and entertainment options, and overall lifestyle of its residents.   

Prospect Lefferts Gardens has become Brooklyn’s latest trending neighborhood and for good reason. The area is a historical landmark. This district gets its name from the adjacent Prospect Park, the former Lefferts farm on which it stands and the nearby Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. The streets are lined with beautiful trees that shade rows of brownstones and town houses. Residents here have a sense of pride in their community. The block of Lefferts Avenue between Rogers and Bedford Avenues recently won the Love Your Block grant and has won the 2018 Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Greenest Block contest.

The neighborhood is small and isn’t typically considered an area with buzzing nightlife but is now experiencing a growth in cafes and new local bars that host nighttime fun for the community. Some notable neighborhood restaurants and bars include Westbury Inn, a laidback neighborhood spot with light food and weekly trivia, the extension of Crown Heights based restaurants, Silver Rice and Gladys’ Jerk Center are creating more diversified food options for those in the area. Most recently, local arts group PLG Arts, kicked off its own music festival for the neighborhood. PLG Festival, where residents were able to enjoy live music performance in 9 venues around the neighborhood. The festival features almost 50 performers. 

But is Prospect Lefferts Gardens the last affordable neighborhood with park views? Many of the neighborhood’s current residents came to the area after being priced out of neighboring Park Slope. According to Quest Fanning, 37, the president of the Prospect Lefferts Gardens Neighborhood Association, lives in the garden level of the home his parents bought back in 1976.The neighborhood, he added, has “changed a lot from that perspective, and we’ve got people here from all over, the Caribbean, Europe and refugees who got priced out of Park Slope.” In Prospect Lefferts Gardens, they were able to enjoy having proximity to Prospect Park, convenience into Manhattan and rents that they could still afford.

The area is known for its well-preserved late 19th- and early 20th-century architecture, a low-rise mix that includes Romanesque Revival, neo-Georgian and neo-Tudor styles.  Although people rarely put their homes on the market, the rental market has seen major growth in recent years, with many new development projects popping up in the area. The area is serviced by the B, Q, 2 and 5 subway trains with many buses that give commuters access to other parts of the borough.

511 Rogers Avenue$3,250
Stunning ** One Bedroom ** Flatbush$2,192
Modernized  ** Two Bedroom ** Flatbush$2,450
Modernized  ** One Bedroom ** Flatbush$1,994
Dripping with original detail, this huge four story single family barrel front limestone and brick Prospect Lefferts Mansion is a gem.$10,000
Come home to a light filled triplex townhouse at 122 Hawthorne Street in prime Prospect Lefferts Gardens.$7,250
Prospect Lefferts Gardens 5 bedrooms, 1.$5,500
Available for a January 15th February 1st move in.$4,700
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Welcome to 15 Crown Street 15 Crown Street is a distinct collection of spacious, one of a kind luxury rentals in Brooklyn.$4,450
This Stunning New construction Garden Unit features includes 2 Bedroom 2.$4,395
Welcome to 393 Rogers Avenue in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.$4,250
This Stunning New construction Garden Unit features includes 2 Bedroom 2.$3,995
$4,000
$3,995
Penthouse 4F is located on the top floor of a boutique condominium on one of the most desirable streets in Brooklyn.$3,950
Penthouse Southern Exposure High CeilingsNo move in feesInsurent and Guarantors acceptedDoormanBeautifully landscaped roof decks with BBQs and Prospect Park viewsIndoor ParkingResident's LoungeGourmet SupermarketYoga RoomFitness CenterStoragePet Friendly $3,900
No Broker Fee 2 Months Free 65 Flat Screen TV !$3,644
No Broker Fee 2 Months Free 65 Flat Screen TV !$3,644
No Broker Fee 2 Months Free 65 Flat Screen TV !$3,644
No Broker Fee 2 Months Free massive terrace !$3,342
This brand new construction features include Stunning brand new spacious renovated 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom apartment located on the boarder of Crown Heights amp ; Prospect Lefferts Gardens just one ...$3,450
Just came to the market currently being renovated single family 4 bedrooms 2 full bath room with PRIVATE PARKING will be available for January move in, located on a beautiful ...$3,300
A sweet 3BR, 2 bath house all to yourselves plus your own driveway too !$3,200
Welcome to 271 Lenox 271 Lenox soars 140 feet above Prospect Lefferts Gardens.$3,208
2 Bed amp ; 1 Bath 271 Lenox soars 140 feet above Prospect Lefferts Gardens.$3,100
APPLICATION PENDING Please see out other available two bedrooms in 33 Lincoln Road and 510 Flatbush Avenue towers of the buildingNo Fee 2 Months Free No move in fees24 hour ...$3,085
NO FEE 1 MONTH FREE 900sf 2 bedroom with large living room and entryway with great closet space.$3,050
Located in leafy Prospect Lefferts Gardens, 270 Hawthorne St is a modern apartment featuring three bedrooms and two full bathrooms.$3,000
Space, light and location 150 Hawthorne Street 3C has it all !$3,000
This large 3 bed 1. 5 bath craftsman style home is open, airy, bright and cheerful.$3,000
Large 3 bedroom 2 full and 1 half bath duplex in 2 family brick home in close vicinity to Downstate Kings County hospitals.$3,000
Large 1 family renovated house 4 Large Bedrooms This is a 3 floor triplex Features Brand New Lots of sunlight Large living dining room, Large Private Backyard Hardwood floors amp ...$3,000
THIS IS NEWLY CONSTRUCTED BUILDINGFeatures Brand New Lots of sunlight Hardwood floors amp ; high ceilings Microwave Common Roof Decks Large Balcony Stainless Steel Appliances Stone Kitchen Countertops Common Laundry ...$2,350
Beautifully renovated 2 bedrooms located on the heart of East flatbush.$2,400
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