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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Advertised price is net effective based on a 12 month lease with one month free.$3,758
Enjoy the best of Brooklyn Heights from the comfort of this lovely apartment.$3,750
Built in 2019, 287 Pacific Street is an elevator building with a collection of ten masterfully planned and sophisticatedly appointed 1 amp ; 2 bedroom boutique rental residences.$3,750
With interiors designed by ODA New York, The Brooklyn Grove features a subtle mingling of organic materials and lush textures.$3,745
No Fee Best 1 bedroom layout in the building with great views from every room and w d in the unit.$3,721
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.$3,733
Contact the Leasing Team for details on the current FREE PARKING INCENTIVE !$3,736
This exquisitely designed one bedroom, one bathroom residence features a generously proportioned layout with a 16'10' by 12'3' living room flooded with abundant natural light pouring through expansive floor to ...$3,700
Spacious 2 bedroom apartment located in the heart of Brooklyn Heights, this amazing find boasts great light, a large living room, a windowed kitchen with formal dining and tons of ...$3,692
Live on the corner of one of Brooklyn's arguably most beautiful parks Fort Greene !$3,700
The 74 studio, one, two, and three bedroom apartments located at Instrata Brooklyn Heights reflect the artistic verve of the neighborhood and the modern luxury expected in a premier New ...$3,675
Please note This is a lease assignment.$3,735
Impeccable style and value in this fantastic, convenient, spacious, and magazine worthy condominium on the intersection of trendy Brooklyn Heights and DoBro.$3,600
The Amberly Recently Featured on Pix11's Design Recipes !$3,600
Spacious and beautifully renovated 2 bedroom 1 bathroom apartment.$3,600
Please see virtual tour above Landlord offering 2 months free rent, advertised rent is net effective, concessions apply only to new tenants 25 Monroe Place a completely re designed living ...$3,667
Tallest all glass high rise in Dumbo, Brooklyn's most trendy and unique neighborhood.$3,600
Video Tour Available Upon Request Two private outdoor terraces !$3,552
68 Montague Street, Apt. 1CHeart Of Brooklyn Heights !$3,600
VIDEO TOUR AVAILABLE PLEASE INQUIRE WITH JAMES Welcome to 250 Pacific Street, a newly renovated building on a tree lined street surrounded by brownstones in beautiful Cobble Hill.$3,585
Move right in to this bright and spacious split two bedroom home with two full bathrooms.$3,500
Our Thoughts This beautiful renovated turn of the century building in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.$3,500
Very cool three bedroom apartment located in prime Cobble Hill.$3,500
Soaring 12' 8 ceilings distinguish this unique Brooklyn Heights home from all the rest !$3,500
Welcome Home to 333 Atlantic Avenue !$3,500
VIDEO TOUR AVAILABLE PLEASE INQUIRE WITH JAMES Welcome to 250 Pacific Street, a newly renovated building on a tree lined street surrounded by brownstones in beautiful Cobble Hill.$3,500
Don't miss this spacious one bedroom with a large den home office boasts a great layout, floor to ceiling windows, custom upgrades throughout, and private storage in one of the ...$3,500
Beautiful Water Views. No Fee.$3,500
Coming soon$3,495
Available October 1, 2020.$3,500
Amazing 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Top Floor with Southern Views in Boerum Hill !$3,500
VIDEO UPON REQUEST ! No Fee 1 bedroom with w d in unit in rent stabilized building.$3,425
This Great size 3 bedroom 1.$3,500
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