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).

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APARTMENT 6B FEATURES Floor to Ceiling Windows with Sweeping Tree Top Southern Exposures Remote Control Wall Mounted Heating amp ; Air Conditioning Units White Oak Hardwood Flooring KITCHENS Bosch Refrigerators ...$3,495
Brooklyn point, a new standard of luxury living in Downtown Brooklyn.$3,495
No Fee 2 Bedroom 1 Bath with W D in unit and floor to ceiling windows.$3,495
Incredible two bedroom two bathroom home with Empire State and Statue of Liberty views !$3,481
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.$3,450
Just came Back on the Market !$3,450
Limited time 1 month free 3, 700 on a 13 month lease for leases that will begin Feb 1 or sooner net effective rent is 3415 no fee One of ...$3,415
The spectacular, unobstructed skyline views of Manhattan and Brooklyn, providing an abundance of natural light to the open living space of this charming modern apartment, this stunning 1BR 1BA features ...$3,400
Immediately Available. No Fee.$3,400
Residence 10L at J Condominium is a large one bedroom, one bathroom home in DUMBO's tallest and most sought out for building.$3,395
REQUEST FOR A VIRTUAL TOUR NO FEE141 Joralemon is an elevator building with a private laundry facility.$3,345
Video appointments available just reach out to the listing agent to schedule a virtual showing.$3,333
The Amberly Recently featured on Pix11's Design Recipes !$3,333
Welcome Home to 333 Atlantic Avenue !$3,295
REQUEST FOR A VIRTUAL TOUR NO FEE141 Joralemon is an elevator building with a pr vate laundry facility.$3,295
Completely renovated 2 bed, 1 bath apartment offers a sensible layout, with great light as well as spacious rooms.$3,300
Fantastic opportunity to live on one of Brooklyn's prettiest blocks This quiet one bedroom apartment is in one of Brooklyn Heights' best Coops, 2 Grace Court.$3,300
Looks like you got a raise !$3,243
Gracious one bedroom layout featuring wide plank solid white oak floors, stainless steel appliances with paneled dishwasher, custom German kitchen cabinets with Caesarstone counter tops and Carrara marble backsplash, and ...$3,257
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.$3,225
RENT INCLUDES ONE MONTH Complimentary !$3,250
Looks like you got a raise !$3,218
Beautiful and spacious one bedroom with 10ft.$3,200
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.$3,158
Net effective rent is 3150.$3,150
Wow ! It looks like YOU got a raise !$3,151
Extra Large 1 bedroom in Prime Dumbo.$3,100
This rambling top floor 2BR has hard wood flooring through out.$3,100
Move right in to this bright and spacious split two bedroom home with two full bathrooms.$3,100
Net effective price is listed, based on 1 months free on 14 month lease.$3,027
Just reach out to the listing agent to schedule a virtual showing.$3,000
RENT STABILIZED LEASE ! Presenting 103 109 Smith Street a beautiful prewar apartment building divided into a collection studio to 2 bedroom layouts on vibrant Smith Street in the heart ...$2,291
NEW ! No Fee and 3 months free on this bright corner 1 bed apartment.$2,363
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