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.

Exquisite from top to bottom, this finely renovated barrel front limestone and brick house is ideally situated on a beautiful tree lined street in historic Prospect Lefferts Gardens.$2,750,000
This beautiful four story Lefferts Manor limestone landmark townhouse is part of the Brooklyn historic district.$2,700,000
OVER 80 SOLD ! Projected fall closings and anticipated 421a Tax Abatement.$739,000
$450,000
Come see this spacious and sun lit three bedroom one without windows, two bath apartment with two private outdoor spaces, central AC and Heating, Washer Dryer in the unit, and ...$950,000
OVER 80 SOLD ! Projected fall closings and anticipated 421a Tax Abatement.$459,000
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
Located on a tree lined street among classic Brooklyn brownstones, this thoughtfully designed building is divided into three sections, each measuring the same width as the typical Brooklyn townhouse.$1,110,000
Massive PLG Gem with renovated kitchen and bath.$689,000
Explore the beauty of this magnificent Flemish bond brick home, designed in 1922 by architect Eric Holgrem.$2,595,000
Grand two family freestanding home with deep and wide porch, driveway and detached garage on 50 ft wide x 85.$1,650,000
Sponsor Apartment ! No Board Approval is Required !$359,000
Located on a tree lined street among classic Brooklyn brownstones, this thoughtfully designed building is divided into three sections, each measuring the same width as the typical Brooklyn townhouse.$800,000
This stunning, oversized, and sun drenched 1 bedroom home is perched on the top floor of this pre war gem located in the heart of Prospect Lefferts Gardens.$445,000
Welcome to Bedford Gardens, located at the juncture of Prospect Lefferts Gardens and North Flatbush just blocks from Prospect Park.$530,000
COMING SOON. DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY or DREAM HOME.$2,100,000
Pre War Charm with Modern Flare !$399,000
CLOSINGS HAVE STARTED HERE AT THE BENNY.$600,000
Welcome to 2100 Bedford where you can come and enjoy this welcoming studio with a private balcony.$489,000
Terrace lovers duplex just blocks from Prospect Park !$1,250,000
Spacious one bedroom apartment with a large kitchen and south and west facing windows for all day sun !$425,000
FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY 5 Closing CREDIT paid by Sponsor !$580,000
FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY 5 Closing CREDIT paid by Sponsor !$1,200,000
Welcome to 39 Midwood street in Lefferts Manor Historic District, Federal style home for sale that is distinguished by its modesty in scale and architectural ornament.$2,300,000
VIRTUAL VIDEO TOUR AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST !$605,000
648 New York Ave is the quintessential investment property.$1,550,000
Calling all outdoor space lovers !$615,000
Introducing 371 Lincoln Rd in beautiful Prospect Lefferts Gardens !$999,000
Beautifully renovated townhouse with a private garden located in the charming neighborhood of Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn.$1,900,000
Large Pre War three bedroom apartments are a rarity in Brooklyn.$649,000
Big, bright and Sunny is the best way to describe this Art Deco pre war co op in prime Prospect Lefferts Gardens.$499,000
Introducing 371 Lincoln Rd in beautiful Prospect Lefferts Gardens !$875,000
Incredibly spacious apartment available in Prospect Lefferts Gardens.$425,000
27 Sterling Street is a gorgeous, limestone townhouse.$1,950,000
This property has 3 separate floors.$1,500,000
Grand neo Renaissance style, 2 family rowhouse in Prospect Lefferts Gardens Historic District was designed by architect Axel Hedman in the early 1900's.$1,995,000
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