Dumbo Lofts 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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In person amp ; FaceTime showings available Perfectly located in DUMBOs Coveted Clock Tower Condominium sits this approximately 1, 414 sq.$6,500
Elegantly Reimagined Historic Three Bedroom With Two Full Bathrooms !$6,471
Stunning 2 Bedroom 2 bath 1536 s f designer condo Loft home OBBP.$6,399
Available for both sale at 1, 699, 000 or rent at 6, 200.$6,200
NO BROKER FEE available now.$5,900
Welcome to DUMBO's premier full service condominium.$5,750
Even with our current social distancing guidelines in effect, imagine being able to host a cook out or being able to watch the fireworks from your own spacious and private ...$5,700
Located in 70 Washington Street Condominium sits this beautiful amp ; spacious loft is approximately 1, 384 sqft, one bedroom plus a home office which can be used as an ...$5,700
A Stunningly large one bedroom home office designer 1020 s f condo Loft apt OBBP.$5,500
A Stunningly large one bedroom home office designer 1020 s f condo Loft apt OBBP.$5,450
A Stunning oversized 1, 214 approx s f one bedroom designer condo Loft apt OBBP.$5,450
In person amp ; FaceTime showings available Luxury loft living in the iconic Clocktower Condominium.$5,400
Top floor duplex, double height living room, 3 bedrooms, master suite 2nd floor with vaulted ceilings and grand outdoor space with views, 1st floor also with balcony, doorman building, common ...$5,350
This convertible two bedroom loft has Manhattan and East River views flooding the apartment with natural light.$5,300
907sf 2 Bedroom 1 Bath Welcome to 220 Water street.$5,250
With NY Harbor, the Statue of Liberty and Lower Manhattan in picture perfect view, this one bedroom one bath plus home office loft at One Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn ...$5,200
No fee Dumbo loft ! Description coming soon.$5,200
Unparalleled indoor outdoor living in the heart of Dumbo historic district !$5,200
NO FEEA true two bedroom, two full bath apartment with winged bedrooms in the Nexus, a full service boutique condo in the center of Dumbo.$5,000
360 degree VIRTUAL TOURS sent upon request !$5,000
This is a stunning one bedroom, overlooking the buildings secluded courtyard in downtown Brooklyn.$4,995
SUPER large TWO bedroom with OUTDOOR SPACE !$4,975
NEWLY LISTED BROOKLYN GEM Step into this modern and sleek 1137 sq ft 2 bedroom 2 full bath luxury condo rental at 110 Livingston Street.$4,800
Contact the listing agent for a 3D Virtual Walkthrough Home Tour or to schedule a private in person visit.$4,700
High floor, luxury loft apartment available for rent at One Brooklyn Bridge Park.$4,700
In person amp ; FaceTime showings available This spacious 1 bed, 1.$4,650
Welcome to Residence 4J located at Brooklyn Heighs Iconic Condominium 110 Livinston Street.$4,600
Offering the month of August FREE.$4,523
In unit washer dryer, one month free on a 12 month lease, and two months free on a 24 month lease Net Rent 4, 125 Residence 2I at Gold Street ...$4,500
Do not miss this opportunity for the perfect home away from home in Brooklyn !$4,500
Voluminous loft with fantastic views of the Brooklyn Bridge at 70 Washington.$4,400
NO BROKER FEE ! Luxury loft with panoramic views of New York Harbor and Manhattan skyline.$4,350
Massive 1 bedroom plus home office with WIC and W D in unit.$4,333
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