Park Slope Townhouses For Rent

Arguably the most exciting and up-scale area of Brooklyn, Park Slope attracts residents as varied as young urban professionals and more artistic types, due to its downtown vibe, which blends the urban aura of Manhattan with a greener atmosphere. According to a census in 1890, in fact, Park Slope was once the country’s wealthiest community. Located between Flatbush Avenue (in the north), Prospect Expressway (in the south), Fourth Avenue (in the west) and Prospect Park West (in the east), Park Slope is named after the very famous Prospect Park, which was designed by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted, who also designed Central Park in Manhattan.

Prospect Park is 585 acres large, which boasts such features as The Prospect Park Zoo, The Boathouse (which has a Vistor’s Center, and the first-ever urban-based Audobon Center), an ice skating rink in the winter, Long Meadow, which is the biggest meadow located in any park in the country, the Prospect Park Bandshell, a Society of Friends cemetery where Montgomery Clift, the legendary actor, is buried, and the only lake in the borough.

Prominent Park Slope landmarks include The Old Stone House, a reconstruction of an even older house, the Vechte-Cortelyou House (destroyed in 1897), and Grand Army Plaza. In the center of Grand Army Plaza stands The Soldiers and the Sailors Arch, which was unveiled in 1892 at a ceremony with Grover Cleveland, 22nd and 24th President of the United States.

Architecturally, Park Slope is known for its historic brownstones. Prospect Park West is also home to a number of Victorian mansions constructed in the late 19th century. These buildings, and many others, rest in the Park Slope Historic District, which stretches 24 blocks and is one of the largest neighborhoods in New York State to be historically landmarked.

Other famous attractions include the world-famous Brooklyn Museum of Art, the gorgeously designed Brooklyn Library, the aforementioned Prospect Park Zoo, and Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. The Brooklyn Children’s Museum is located in nearby Crown Heights.

Park Slope has a large number of fantastic restaurants, including Two Boots Pizza, which blends Italian food with a Cajun style, al di la, an Italian restaurant that has won numerous awards and is considered one of the best in New York City, Franny’s, Palo Santo, Junior’s (along with its celebrated cheesecake), and Alchemy. Meanwhile, one has the option of a variety of local bars, including Barbes, Union Hall, Beer Table, Sidecar, and the Park Slope Ale House.

As far as shopping goes, Park Slope has many stores, such as Cog & Pearl, Beacon’s Closet, Goldie + Mac, Park Slope Food Co-op and Bird. It is also has a large number of chain stores, including Barnes and Noble. Theatregoers have the option of attending performances of The Gallery Players, Puppetworks, Theater 80, Jalopy Theater, and Union Street Dance, as well as a number of movie theatres. Meanwhile, famous annual festivals include the October Harvest Festival and Brooklyn Book Festival, where hundreds of famous authors appear every year.

People wanting to stay in the area can find hotel accommodations at the YMCA Prospect Park, Hotel le bleu, and a number of charming Bed and Breakfasts, including Stoney’s Inn, Bed & Breakfast on the Park, The Stratford Manor, Celeste Guest House, The Sofia Inn, and Sterling Bed & Breakfast.

Park Slope also has a large number of schools. Private schools in the area include Beth Elohim Day School, Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn Free School, Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School, Chai Tots Preschool, Montessori School of New York, Poly Prep Lower School, St. Francis Xavier, St. Saviour Elementary School, and St. Saviour High School. As far as public schools go, Park Slope is divided into District 13 & 15 for elementary schools. Park Slope only has one high school, the Secondary School for Law, Journalism, and Research, so Park Slope students instead attend various high schools located throughout New York City.

Transportation includes the 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, F, G, N, M, Q and R trains, as well as the B-41, B-63, B-67, B-69, and B-71 buses.
Gorgeous 1920s Limestone Townhouse featuring beautiful interior renovations!$20,000
Fully furnished, fully renovated brownstone for rent on Park Slope's bucolic 6th Ave !$17,500
Perched atop the Slope on the park block of 2nd Street sits this four story, 20 foot wide center stair limestone designed by the famed 19th Century architect Axel Hedman ...$14,950
Majestic Park Slope Brownstone 2700sf Triplex 4 Bed 2 Bath FDR En Suite Windowed Home Office, Private Parlor Level Entrance and Foyer just 2 Blocks from Prospect Park, near Grand ...$9,000
Prime Park Slope ! The real deal.$8,800
Stunning Modern Townhome Triplex 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Featuring a Home Office Sensational South Facing Private Outdoor Space in Park Slope North close to the 2 3 Subway on the ...$8,750
Prime 2, 000sf Garden Duplex Welcome homer !$7,995
The best of both worlds. This recently renovated 2 bedroom and 1.$6,500
Welcome to the Triplex at 104 Lincoln Place.$6,500
Just Listed For Rent ! 656 Carroll 1L has all the Park Slope charm you've been looking for !$5,750
Wonderful two bedroom in Park Block Limestone.$4,600
This is the apartment you have dreamed of.$4,400
This 1st floor railroad style apartment in Park Slope.$4,300
New to the market ! This large 1100 sq ft and super high ceiling over 11 ft, 2 bedroom 2 bath masterpiece is in a convenient location in South Slope.$4,200
Rarely available apartment is finally on the market, and what cool apartment it is !$4,250
Welcome to the Park Slope living, This large 1100 sqft 2 bedroom 2 bath masterpiece is located in the convenience location in South Slope.$3,990
Centrally located near too many amazing businesses to name.$3,800
This extremely spacious top floor 2 bedroom apartment, only 1 2 block from Prospect Park, is available for November 18.$3,300
Spacious and renovated Park Slope ground floor duplex with backyard access !$3,275
Available Immediately ! One bedroom one bath apartment in Prime Park Slope with massive shared outdoor space.$3,100
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