Brooklyn Heights Co-ops For Sale

Located picturesquely on the water and hosting spectacular Manhattan skyline views, Brooklyn Heights is a coveted “suburb” to the city, stretching from Old Fulton Street by the Brooklyn Bridge to Atlantic Avenue in the south, and in the east, from the East River to Court Street and Cadman Plaza. Rich in history, the area was originally known as Ihpetonga by the Lenape tribe that lived there before the colonists arrived. During The Battle of Long Island, the Revolutionary War’s largest fight, George Washington brought his troops to this promontory, to retreat. In the early 1800s, Brooklyn Heights transformed into the first town for commuters in the state of New York, thanks to the institution of a ferry service that provided transportation to Wall Street. Additionally, the Brooklyn Dodgers’ offices were once located here.

Many of streets are graced with trees and sparkling renovations that have earned the area its title as the first historic neighborhood in Brooklyn. Rich brownstones in Italianate, Federal, Gothic Revival, Greek Revival, and Renaissance styles along with rowhouses, mansions, and romantic carriage houses grace the neighborhood, and walking tours have made it a destination for world-wise tourists. When the 1965 New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Law passed, it was the first neighborhood to be protected.

Brooklyn Heights’ blind alleys and short cobblestoned paths make for a lovely neighborhood feel. According to a 2005 Village Voice article, 60% of the homes average over $1 million apiece. It has housed famous authors such as Norman Mailer, Arthur Miller, and Truman Capote, who wrote “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “In Cold Blood” in his Brooklyn Heights basement apartment. Other famous people who live or once lived in the area include authors Andrea Dworkin, Carson McCullers and Thomas Wolfe, musicians Bob Dylan and Vasant Rai, poets W.H. Auden, Hart Crane, and Walt Whitman, the famous abolitionist Henry Ward Beecher, Brooklyn Bridge designers John A. Roebling and Washington Roebling, and actors Paul Bettany, Gabriel Byrne, Jennifer Connelly, Paul Giamatti, Marilyn Monroe, and Mary Tyler Moore. Brooklyn Heights is also famous for being the home of two fictional TV families—the Huxtibles on “The Cosby Show” and the Lanes on “The Patty Duke Show.”

Many a money manager calls Brooklyn Heights home due to it being a very easy commute to Wall Street. It is an extremely gentrified area and a yuppie neighborhood, graced with a gorgeous view of the Statue of Liberty’s sculpted beauty. Views from Brooklyn Heights’ Promenade, also known as the Esplanade is, as Kara Oehler writes, “probably the most popular postcard shot of New York City.”

One of Brooklyn Heights’ most famous landmarks is The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, technically an esplanade, which provides gorgeous, unobstructed views of the Manhattan skyline, as well as the Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, and the Statue of Liberty. Another is Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, which is a National Historic Landmark, and was once a stop on the Underground Railroad. The area provides many other places for tourists to visit, such as the New York Transit Museum, The Toy Museum of New York, the Micro Museum, an artist-run institution that features interactive art, and the Brooklyn Historical Society.

There are a number of popular restaurants in the area, including Noodle Pudding, one of Brooklyn’s best Italian eateries, Teresa’s, which serves Polish food, Queen Marie Italian Restaurant, and La Lunetta Restaurant. Bars include Brazen Head, Last Exit Bar & Lounge, Boat Bar, and Floyd NY. Shopping in the area includes a branch of St. Mark’s Comics, Heights Books, which features quality used books and first editions, Housing Works’ Thrift Shop, Abitare, a housewares shop, Objective Affection, a pop-up shop, and Windows Portraits Studio.

Local hotels include the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, St. George Hotel, Hotel Princess, Asia, Inc., and Hotel le Bleu.

Schools in the area include St. Joseph High School, St. Ann’s School, Packer Collegiate Institute, George Westinghouse Career/Technology High School, School for Global Studies, the Philip Livingston School (PS 261), and St. Francis College.

Brooklyn Heights is accessible to many adjacent famous neighborhoods, such as Downtown Brooklyn, Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, and DUMBO. It is accessible to Manhattan via numerous subway lines, including the 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, F, M, and R trains.

For more information:
http://brooklynheightsblog.com/
http://www.southbrooklyn.net/b_heights.html
http://brooklynheightsassociation.org/
http://www.mta.info/mta/museum
http://www.toymuseumny.org
http://www.micromuseum.com
http://www.stfranciscollege.edu
http://www.brooklynhistory.com

Dynamic Downtown Brooklyn$685,000
Enthralling NY Harbor and skyline views from a renovated 12 room prewar classic of grand scale and proportion.$6,250,000
Set on a tranquil, tree lined street in the heart of Brooklyn Heights, Residence No.$3,395,000
This is a rare opportunity to combine Units B and 1A at 60 Pineapple Street in Brooklyn Heights !$1,950,000
A renovated, enormous and bright alcove studio easily convertible into a junior one bedroom home in a full service doorman building on the border of Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn.$499,000
Brooklyn Heights Beauty !$575,000
A renovated and spacious junior one bedroom home in a full service doorman building on the border of Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn.$399,000
154 Clinton is a self managed, 5 unit co op located between Livingston and Schermerhorn Streets.$1,670,000
Look no further ! This renovated, lofty one bedroom plus office nursery will check all of your boxes !$820,000
Here is a rare opportunity to have a one bedroom with generous closet space in a prime Brooklyn Heights location.$670,000
Unit 1G at 70 Remsen Street, in Brooklyn Heights, is a fully renovated, south facing, one bedroom one bath unit.$799,000
Top Floor, Manhattan skyline views !$399,000
Shown By Private Appointment Only VIEW FROM THE TOP Are you looking for a spacious, fully updated home with a stylish renovation and enviable views ?$870,000
NO BOARD APPROVAL. Located on one of the best blocks in Brooklyn Heights.$1,850,000
Largest 1br available in Concord Village !$595,000
PROOF OF VACCINATION REQUIRED TO ENTER THE BUILDING.$650,000
Classic Brooklyn Heights can be found at 115 Willow Street ; a gracious 1927, 6 story elevator neo gothic co op on a premier tree lined block.$1,050,000
A rarely available combination apartment is available at this classic mid century co op in the coveted Fruit Streets area of Brooklyn Heights.$1,135,000
70 Clark is one of the best locations in Brooklyn Heights located across the street from the Clark Street 2 3 train !$450,000
Welcome to 3 J at 85 Livingston Street a simple and opportunity filled home.$350,000
Bring your contractor, don't miss this amazing opportunity to create your own dream apartment in the heart of Brooklyn Heights !$495,000
230 Jay Street Unit 6F$599,000
Welcome to apartment 9F, a beautiful recently renovated one bedroom home in a full service co op located in the heart of Brooklyn Heights.$850,000
A truly special brownstone beauty in highly desirable Brooklyn Heights location.$689,000
New to the Market amp ; with views of the Harbor, One World Trade Center amp ; lower Manhattan !$1,625,000
Premier Brooklyn Heights at 60 Pineapple St.$695,000
Showings and open houses by appointment only.$1,799,000
BEST PRICED ONE BEDROOM IN BROOKLYN HEIGHTS !$495,000
Spacious, renovated, and south facing sunny 1 bedroom coop Brooklyn Heights most iconic full service building, The Remsen, a lovingly maintained 1929 building with stunning marble facade.$775,000
Conveniently located in a pre war, full service building in Brooklyn Heights, this turn key, bright and quiet, high floor apartment is the perfect place to call home.$690,000
MAINTENANCE INCLUDES ALL UTILITIES ELECTRIC GAS WATER Live on one of the best blocks in Brooklyn Heights in a coveted prewar, full service, elevator building.$1,295,000
Welcome to 270 Jay Street, unit 5G, a well appointed one bedroom apartment with absolutely no wasted space !$445,000
High in the sky resides PH L, a completely renovated two bedroom duplex penthouse located at 96 Schermerhorn Street.$1,199,995
Just 10 down required ! Renovations include tearing down the galley kitchen wall to install a full chefs kitchen with dishwasher, installing full plank maple floors, and taking the bathroom ...$415,000
100 Remsen Street is a classic mid century co op in the heart of historic Brooklyn Heights.$379,500
Live on one of the loveliest tree lined blocks in landmark Brooklyn Heights.$730,000
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