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.

Incredible PLG Townhouse ONE BLOCK from Prospect Park!$1,994,000
339 Lenox Road is located on a 35 x 200 lot which presents a prime development opportunity in the burgeoning Flatbush neighborhood.$4,200,000
Open House by Appointment Thursday July 2, 11am 3pm.$2,995,000
Beautifully maintained History with Private Garage Parking 19 Rooms, 6 bedrooms, 3.$2,950,000
288 Hawthorne Street is easily one of Prospect Lefferts Gardens better kept secrets.$2,899,000
Hello New York located at 651 New York Avenue successfully integrates the richness of lodge style with the sophistication of classic loft living.$750,000
On The Park ! This sunny one bed condo with floor to ceiling windows, private outdoor space, and in unit washer dryer is just the kind of boutique luxury living ...$615,000
Coming Soon... Prospect Lefferts Garden three story limestone townhouse that includes turn of the century details, gorgeous hardwood floors, over sized bay windows, high ceilings, skylight, basement ready for storage, ...$2,000,000
A beautifully and tastefully renovated two family home ideally located near transportation and shopping in East Flatbush.$988,000
Welcome to 255 Midwood Street This lovely 2 family home offers beautiful pre war detail and an amazing location in leafy Lefferts Gardens.$1,550,000
Info Coming Soon$659,000
4 Full floors of living space.$1,995,000
Originally built in 1945, 165 E 49th St is a brick Tudor 2 family 3 story property in East Flatbush, one of the most trending neighborhoods in Brooklyn today.$989,000
Enormous, and spectacular, 9 bedroom, 5 full bath, solid brick 2 family home, just made available !$899,000
OPEN HOUSE BY APPOINTMENT JUST COPY, PASTE AND SCHEDULE A TIME Looking for some spectacular outdoor space with an gorgeous apartment attached ?$1,695,000
OVER 80 SOLD ! Projected fall closings and anticipated 421a Tax Abatement.$640,000
19 Clarkson Avenue Is A Two Family 3 Story Limestone In Lefferts Gardens.$1,950,000
In person showings allowed.$725,000
Single Family house in East Flatbush.$595,000
Click here for Video Walk thru part 2 Click here for Video Walk thru part 3 Simple and Sweet !$665,000
Generous in size and timeless in design, this 3BR 1BA is the turn key condo you have been waiting for.$615,000
Pristine luxury finishes meets Awe Inspiring original details.$2,295,000
This classic corner apartment is flooded with natural light throughout the day and is located in the former Dearborn Hotel.$499,000
3D Tour available at https my.$799,000
OPEN HOUSE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, Sunday JUNE 28TH, 2 00 4 00.$969,000
Introducing 371 Lincoln Rd in beautiful Prospect Lefferts Gardens !$1,170,000
Enjoy this newly renovated, pet friendly two bedroom, two bath condo off beautiful Prospect Park in historic Prospect Lefferts Gardens !$635,000
Introducing 371 Lincoln Rd in beautiful Prospect Lefferts Gardens !$950,000
Introducing 371 Lincoln Rd in beautiful Prospect Lefferts Gardens !$950,000
Detached single family home, on enormous 5, 000 square foot lot.$1,799,000
Diamond in the not so rough !$730,000
This three family home will be delivered vacant.$899,000
Introducing 371 Lincoln Rd in beautiful Prospect Lefferts Gardens !$950,000
View the view tour now in the link above Located directly across the street from Prospect Park, this gorgeous 851 square foot, two bedroom condo boast twenty seven linear feet ...$869,000
SPACE IS THE PLACE. Welcome to your very own Neo Tudor Revival townhouse located on a tree lined cul de sac in the Chester Court Historic District in Lefferts Gardens.$1,735,000
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