Dumbo Apartments For Rent

Short for “down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass,” this Brooklyn neighborhood has seen a major renaissance and overhaul over the past few years. Nestled between the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, DUMBO is marked by its cobblestone streets, warehouse buildings in the midst of condo conversion, and breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, framed by two of the most famous bridges in America. Another portion of DUMBO stretches from the Manhattan Bridge east to Vinegar Hill.

Throughout most of the nineteenth century, DUMBO’s western area was named after its ferry stop, Fulton Landing, until the Brooklyn Bridge was built to connect Brooklyn to Manhattan. At the time, it was an area devoted mainly to manufacturing that gradually became more residential, due to deindustrialization.

The neighborhood’s appeal began in the 1970s when it became known as an artist’s haven of deserted streets and cavernous loft spaces. Its many loft spaces continue to make it a haven for artists. A popular annual arts festival and the many performance spaces and pieces that take place on any given night throughout the neighborhood have also been attractive to artists. Some of these performances spaces and galleries include St. Ann’s Warehouse, the A.I.R. Gallery, the Dumbo Arts Center, the Museum of Modern Arthur, Spring, Schickler Howard Fine Art, the Galapagos Art Space, the powerHouse Arena, and the BAC Gallery. DUMBO is also home to Bargemusic, a docked coffee barge located at Fulton Landing that is now a floating classical music venue, and the Annual Art on the Bridge Festival.

In 2007, DUMBO was protected as an historic district—the 90th in New York City to achieve such an honor. Fulton Ferry, scene of George Washington's evacuation from The Battle of Brooklyn, now features a new pier with historical markers and is dubbed one of “the most romantic views” in the neighborhood. Old Fulton Street features the Eagle Warehouse and Storage Company of Brooklyn, a large beautiful brick structure completed in 1893 that is now a condominium.

On Water Street, the old Empire Stores building built in 1869 looks much like it did when it was at the hub of New York’s shipping business. To the west of DUMBO is the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Vinegar Hill. Today, the Brooklyn Navy Yard is being converted into a business park for the many companies requiring large open spaces. Also in the works are plans for a waterfront park to replace the unused docks along the East River.

DUMBO is also home to a number of culinary businesses and famous restaurants. These include Jacque Torres Chocolate, the River Café, the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, Grimaldi’s, Dumbo General Store, Five Front, Superfine, and Pete’s Downtown Restaurant. Some of the more popular area bars are Rebar, Speak Low, Il Brigante, Low Bar, and Walter Street Restaurant & Lounge. Shopping includes Wonk, City Joinery, which features innovative, space-conscious furniture, and Blueberi. DUMBO also has a number of clubs, such as 81 Front Street Gallery, Halcyon, Manhattan Bridge Archway, the Dumbo Loft, and Toro.

Boasting one of the best children’s parks in the city, DUMBO has become known as a great place to raise a family. The neighborhood is easily accessible by the A, F, and C subway lines at Jay Street, where residents and the area’s rapidly growing digital industry workers can get into Manhattan. People can also take the ferry, run by the New York Water Taxi company. The B25, B67, B69, and B75 buses are also an option, as is simply walking across the Brooklyn Bridge, via its famous walkway.

Local schools include League Treatment Center and Daniel Hale Williams School (PS 307).

For more information:
http://dumbonyc.com/
http://nymag.com/visitorsguide/neighborhoods/bk-heights-dumbo/
http://brooklyn.about.com/od/brooklynneighborhoods/p/DUMBO.htm
http://www.dumboartscenter.org/
http://southbrooklyn.net/dumbo.html
http://www.mrchocolate.com/
http://www.dumbo-dna.org

Prime Luxury, Corner Two Bedroom, Two Bath in Dumbo. Priced to Rent!$4,900
* DUMBO is the Most Historic Waterfront Neighborhood in Brooklyn *$6,500
No Fee, 4 Rooms, 2 Beds, 2 Baths in Dumbo, Brooklyn$6,412
Corner Luxury 2 Bedroom**Brooklyn Bridge View**Floor to Ceiling Windows**Dumbo$6,000
Waterfront Condo With Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridge Views$5,954
Rarely Available Loft Style 1 Bed in Dumbo High End Building$5,770
Loft On DUMBO Waterfront$5,495
Luxury 2 bed 2 bath  - Floor to Ceiling Windows - in Brooklyn’s Historic Waterfront Neighborhood$5,495
$5,425
Amazing HUGE 2br/1ba in Dumbo---Super cozy & No fee**IMME**WILLIAMSBURG**BROOKLYN$5,425
Unique 1 Bedroom**Brooklyn Bridge Views**Dazzling Rooftop**Dumbo$5,050
Spacious & Beautiful 2BDR/1BA Apt in Dumbo with Outdoor Space---**Laundry in Unit**WILLIAMSBURG$4,830
Large 1BR Corner  APT With Brooklyn Bridge Views in DUMBO$4,670
1 Bedroom In Dumbo$3,895
*NO FEE* Exceptional Views of Brooklyn Bridge Park in 1 Bed APT in Dumbo Building$4,195
Super Luxury and Spacious 1BR/1BA---DUMBO---Breathtaking Views---BROOKLYN NO FEE$4,190
Luxury Waterfront - Light-Filled 1 Bedroom - Dumbo$3,995
Spacious & Cozy 1BED/1BATH apartment in Dumbo** W/D in unit--IMMEDIATE$3,800
Spacious one bedroom - art deco - no fee!$3,500
Stunning Studio**Floor to Ceiling Windows**Brooklyn Bridge View**Dumbo$3,350
Jaw Dropping Studio**NO FEE**FLOOR TO CEILING WINDOWS**IN UNIT WASHER/DRYER**Dumbo$3,023
This residence is being offered furnished.$19,600
NOW OFFERING ONE MONTH FREE !$13,846
FULL FLOOR RESIDENCE WITH PRIVATE ELEVATOR ACCESS amp ; COMPLIMENTARY 4'w x 5'l x 9'h STORAGE ROOM FURNISHED OPTION AVAILABLE OFFERING TWO MONTHS FREE amp ; NO BROKER FEE !$11,996
NOW OFFERING ONE MONTH FREE !$11,308
LAST APARTMENT OF THIS LINE LEFT TO LEASE !$11,139
OFFERING TWO MONTHS FREE amp ; NO BROKER FEE !$10,993
Live in luxury in this stunning one bedroom, one and a half bath duplex home with den featuring 18 foot ceilings.$9,500
THE PIERREPONT PENTHOUSE COLLECTION !$9,429
ONE OF THE LAST TWO BEDROOM RESIDENCES LEFT TO LEASE DON'T MISS OUT !$9,424
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2400 Sq Ft loft Space in a highly trafficked area in prime Brooklyn Heights offers a myriad of opportunities and delivered as a vanilla white box Some uses could be ...$8,000
North Heights Stunner ! Spacious, sun drenched 3BR, 2.$8,000
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Luxury in Downtown Brooklyn Spacious, fully modernized 3BD 2BA with Floor to Ceiling Windows, W D In Unit, Hardwood Floors, Open Kitchen with S S Appliances, D W, M W, ...$7,400
Luxury in Downtown Brooklyn Spacious, fully modernized 2BD 2BA with Floor to Ceiling Windows, W D In Unit, Hardwood Floors, Open Kitchen with S S Appliances, D W, M W, ...$6,960
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