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
Brand new units in Prospect Lefferts Gardens!$2,003
Stunning ** One Bedroom ** Flatbush$2,192
Modernized  ** One Bedroom ** Flatbush$1,994
Modernized  ** Two Bedroom ** Flatbush$2,450
Furnished rental available for short term.$5,200
Showing now by appointment Furnished rental available for short or long term.$4,800
Now offering video tours, contact us for a link.$4,275
No Fee Incredibly sunny western facing two bedroom with massive exclusive terrace space available for early June move in.$3,750
No Fee Spacious south facing 2 bedroom with free amenities.$3,400
Outdoor space lovers rejoice !$3,345
No Fee 2 Months FreePenthouse Southern Exposure High CeilingsNo move in feesInsurent and Guarantors acceptedDoormanBeautifully landscaped roof decks with BBQs and Prospect Park viewsIndoor ParkingResident's LoungeGourmet SupermarketYoga RoomFitness Center$3,340
A sweet 3BR, 2 bath house all to yourselves plus your own driveway too !$3,200
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
Welcome to 2031 Bedford AvenueLarge corner 2 Bedroom with Brand New Floors and Island kitchen with a dishwasher.$2,500
APPLICATIONS IN REVIEW 3 45 2015This second floor unit has all the room you will ever needed, 1300 square feet of comfortable living.$2,700
Beautiful Tree lined block in the heart of midtown.$2,700
Space, light and location 150 Hawthorne Street 3C has it all !$2,800
NO FEE 2 Bedroom unit at Hello New York located at 651 New York Avenue successfully integrates the richness of lodge style with the sophistication of classic loft living.$2,975
Welcome to 370 Montgomery Street Apartment Features Private Outdoor Space Central A C and Heat In unit laundry Extra wide white oak plank floors Solid core wood doors with chrome ...$2,842
Just finished fresh gut renovation 3 bedrooms between East 39 Street and Linden Blvd.$2,400
Exquisite gut renovated home !$2,350
NO FEE amp ; COVERED, GATED PARKING SPACE Enjoy this spacious and affordable one bedroom unit PLUS deeded parking spot at Hello New York located at 651 New York Avenue.$2,850
Rare opportunity to live in this charming pre war 3 bedroom apartment !$2,500
ONE MONTH BROKER FEE ! Beautiful split 2 bedroom with unobstructed views of Brooklyn from the 5th floor of this elevator building.$2,900
Virtual Tours Now Available.$2,500
This apartment features a spacious living dinning area, XL chef's kitchen with stainless steel appliances.$2,400
Welcome to 277 Lefferts Avenue.$2,700
ONE MONTH BROKER FEE ! Beautiful split 2 bedroom with unobstructed views of Brooklyn from the 5th floor of this elevator building.$2,900
481 Montgomery StreetSouth facing, 2 Bedroom 1 bathroom with a renovated kitchen.$2,395
5608 Beverly Road is a beautiful garden apartment in sunny East Flatbush, Brooklyn.$2,800
This bright, charming studio is located in The Parkline, a stunning new rental complex that unveils breathtaking views of Prospect Park, the Manhattan Skyline and the storied streetscapes of Brooklyn.$2,284
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