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.
Welcome home to 240 9th Street !$2,200
This charming turn of the century framed townhouse is located on a beautiful tree lined street in Park slope, just a few blocks away from Prospect Park.$2,800
Charming and bright 2 bedroom apartment in North Park Slope, off trendy 5th Avenue.$2,800
Fully renovated one bedroom apartment with a large eat in kitchen and new appliances.$2,600
Great Opportunity in one of Brooklyn's Hottest Neighborhoods BROWNSTONE W OUTDOOR SPACE Beautiful 1 bed 1 bath apartment featuring tons of natural light, exposed brickwork, ENORMOUS PRIVATE DECK, big, bright ...$2,825
700 sqft, Rare nice corner 1 bedroom on 6th ave and president street with tons of light, apartment features nice open kitchen with a dishwasher, XL East facing living room, ...$2,500
Sunny and Serene This lovey top floor 1.$2,900
Location, Location, Location Enter into a spacious 700sqft one bedroom apartment located on 6th Ave and President Street Prime Park Slope, just across the street from Union Market and The ...$2,400
700 sqft, Rare nice corner 1 bedroom on 6th ave and president street with tons of light, apartment features nice open kitchen with a dishwasher, XL East facing living room, ...$2,600
2 R is a One of a king beautiful parlor floor apt featuring extra high ceilings and tons of charming.$2,250
This ample 1 bedroom apartment is in close proximity to all of the neighborhood's amenities.$2,950
LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION Come witness this affordable rent stabilized renovated apartment with only One flight up on the Second floor, classic original charm, overhead storage with an open living space.$2,492
Location, Location, Location.$2,575
This ample 1 bedroom apartment is in close proximity to all of the neighborhood's amenities.$2,700
PARK BLOCK Rare RENOVATED LARGE 1 bedroom with private outdoor space, shared washer dryer and dishwasher !$2,500
Ever think you would find that special deal in prime Park Slope that's NO FEE ?$2,600
Park Slope's lovely 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom with an extra room perfect for an office 4th Floor walk in.$2,350
Come enjoy living on a prestigious block welcomed by a gorgeous kwanzan cherry tree.$2,775
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