Downtown Brooklyn Apartments For Rent

Downtown Brooklyn is the third largest commercial district in NYC, serving as a bustling intersection of commerce and municipal infrastructure for Brooklyn. The area is practically known for its mix of residential and office buildings, like the MetroTech Center and the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower.

The Lenape tribe lived in the area until the seventeenth century, when the Dutch seized control and dubbed it Breuckelen. Downtown Brooklyn still, however, did not become extensively populated until 1814, when the advent of Robert Fulton’s steam ferry offered people an easy method of commuting back and forth from downtown Manhattan. After World War II, the City Planning Commission and the Borough President’s Office adopted a program for public improvement, which led to street widening, construction of housing on a wide scale, and new City and State buildings. In the 70s, Boerum Place and Livingston became the site of a 23-story office tower, and the world-famous Brooklyn Academy of Music started to expand, turning it into an anchor for the area.

The Brooklyn Academy of Music, or BAM’s, mission is to be the “preeminent progressive performing and cinema arts center of the twenty-first century.” It annually attracts a number of world-class performers, including Ian McKellan. Having opened its doors in 1861, it is America’s oldest theatre to have operated continuously since its opening and presents up to 220 performances a year. It also has a cinema, which boasts 3 screens, is open all year, and presents new films, classics, and student films. BAM has its own restaurant and bar. It also, of course, is a school, that teaches 24,000 students each year.

Other area landmarks include the Kings County New York State courthouse, Brooklyn Borough Hall (which hosts a Greenmarket with fresh produce three times a week), the Federal Eastern District of New York’s central courthouse, the New York Transit Museum, Cadman Plaza Park, and Fulton Mall.

Popular area restaurants include Curry Leaf, Queen Ristorante, Samantha’s Southern Cuisine, Ruthie’s Restaurant, Zam’s, Bagelox, Café Bombay Indian Cuisine, Continental Ristorante, Cuzin’s Duzin, Dallas BBQ, El Dorado Restaurant, and Galaxy Restaurant. Residents also hang out at local bars such as 31 Rockwell’s, La Caverna, 200 Fifth, Armando’s, Crocodile Lounge, Clover Club, and Floyd, and clubs such as Club Velocity, K B 140 Club, Arcoiros Club, Boulevard Tavern, and Caribbean City.

The neighborhood is also a hub for institutions of higher learning, with Long Island University, Brooklyn Law School, St. John's University, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, Brooklyn Friends School, St. Francis College, St. Joseph’s College, New York College City of Technology, Long Island University, and Packer Collegiate Institute all located within its boundaries. Highlights: Borough Hall, St. James Pro-Cathedral.

Annual festivals include the Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, the New York Burlesque Festival, the Brooklyn Book Festival, the Music, Film & Arts Festival at Brooklyn, and the Bus Festival sponsored by the the MTA Transit Museum.

Transportation includes the A, B, C, D, F, G, M, N, Q, R, 2, 3, 4, and 5 subway lines, as well as the Long Island Rail Road at Atlantic Terminal.

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We can send a video upon request !$6,500
Rare top floor Duplex Penthouse.$6,500
VIRTUAL TOUR AVAILABLEResidence 1006 is a wonderful and generously sized 1356SF two bedroom, two bathroom home at the highly desirable The Boerum Condominium.$6,500
Residence 1111 is an oversized two bedroom, two bathroom home boasting an intelligent layout and protected southern views of Boerum Hill from both bedrooms and the living dining area.$6,495
Video Tour Available. Available Immediately Expansive 3 Bedroom, 2.$6,500
Please reach out for a video tour of the apartment Landlord offering 1 month free rent, advertised rent is net effective, concessions apply only to new tenants 25 Monroe Place ...$6,325
This bright and specious apartment is located on the second floor of the building with an elevator.$6,300
2 MONTH FREE RENT ON PENTHOUSE A 7, 500 Gross Gracious Penthouse layout features wide plank solid white oak floors, Central AC Heat, stainless steel appliances with paneled dishwasher, custom ...$6,250
Price varies by duration of stay 12 month lease 5, 290 mo 6 to 12 month lease 5, 690 mo 2 to 6 month lease 6, 490 mo 1 to ...$6,203
Luxury living awaits with abundant amenities at The Pierrepont in beautiful Brooklyn Heights.$6,185
Move in 7 1. MOVE IN FLEXIBLE IF NEEDED SOONER Stunning 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment home with separate dining nook.$6,189
Please see link below for a full 3D Walkthrough of the apartment including floorplan and measurements Landlord offering 6 weeks free rent, advertised rent is net effective, concession only applies ...$6,125
Penthouse PerfectShown by appointment only.$6,115
Fantastic 3BR 2Bth available in the most central location in Brooklyn Heights.$6,100
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Welcome home to the most dramatic views in Boerum Hill.$6,000
Welcome to apartment 4B at 328 Bergen Street !$6,000
Brooklyn Heights Classic 6 !$6,000
Please see link below for a full 3D Walkthrough of the apartment including floorplan and measurements Available for rent at The Standish, is residence 4D, a 1, 046 SF, 2 ...$5,995
Corner 2 bed 2 bath best priced in the building with direct open views of the Brooklyn Bridge, Downtown Manhattan Skyline, and East River from this corner 2 Bedroom 2 ...$5,931
Please allow me to present an Incredible 2 BED 2 BATH home for rent, tucked away on one of that most sought after blocks in all of Brooklyn.$5,900
Located just a few short blocks from the waterfront, on one of the most picturesque streets in all of Brooklyn Heights rests 99 Joralemon Street, and apartment 6A is a ...$5,900
This luxurious 2 bedroom with windowed home office boasts two exposure, flooding you with an abundance of natural light.$5,875
Please reach out for a video tour of the apartment Landlord offering 1 month free rent, advertised rent is net effective, concessions apply only to new tenants 25 Monroe Place ...$5,867
RARE Boerum Hill 3 bedroom, 2 bath apartment with Two Balconies !$5,800
No Fee ! Come live in Brooklyn's finest full service building high above the downtown area.$5,700
Magnificent corner 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom in DUMBO Brooklyn's tallest tower, J Condo at 100 Jay Street.$5,700
The Lane at Boerum Place mirrors its setting at the intersection of historic and contemporary Brooklyn with its striking facade of classic brick and contemporary glass window wall.$5,704
Incredible two bedroom two bathroom home with Empire State and Statue of Liberty views !$5,623
Welcome to 287 Pacific Street, a collection of masterfully planned and sophisticatedly appointed boutique rental residences.$5,600
This one checks off all the boxes.$5,600
NO FEE Fabulous 2 BR in Brooklyn Heights for April 1 Move In.$5,650
Brand new 1200 sq foot Corner 2 Bedroom 2 Baths apartment with South East Exposure so a ton of natural light all day.$5,510
Welcome to Fulton Ferry Landmark Condominiums DUMBO's boutique elevator building at Brooklyn Bridge Park.$5,500
Amazing No Fee Triple exposure Corner 2 bedrooms 2 baths with w d in unit and walk in closet on the 33rd floor of one of Brooklyn's newest building.$5,495
Offering One Month Free on a 12 month lease gross rent 5, 994 Private Storage Available Virtual tour available upon request Offering outstanding eastern and western light, this thoughtfully planned ...$5,495
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