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

RARE DUPLEX RIGHT IN THE HEART OF BROOKLYN HEIGHTS$1,595,000
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The Most Prime Penthouse in Brooklyn Heights With 93 feet of direct East River and New York Harbor frontage, Penthouse B at One Pierrepont Street offers a spectacular 360 degree ...$10,500,000
Perched on top of Brooklyn Heights most desirable, full service building, this expansive Penthouse commands the entire top floor with awe inspiring views of Manhattan.$5,999,000
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Sunny and spacious grand duplex with 4 bedrooms flexible to 5 office, 3 full baths in prime Brooklyn Heights.$3,650,000
Contemporary luxury meets magnificent waterfront views in this desirable three bedroom, three bathroom Brooklyn Heights duplex cooperative with breathtaking outdoor space.$2,900,000
Residence 22 23C is a bright, large, and renovated three bedroom two bathroom duplex.$2,750,000
Prime Brooklyn Heights gem !$1,095,000
Designers dream 2 Bdr 1 bath.$699,000
Introducing an elegant two bedroom, two bath home with two terraces and a wood burning fireplace in an elevator Co op in the heart of Brooklyn Heights.$1,595,000
A rarely available combination apartment is available at this classic mid century co op in the coveted Fruit Streets area of Brooklyn Heights.$1,195,000
Statue of Liberty and harbor views from this sunny, spacious, alcove studio apartment.$549,000
This is your perfect opportunity to create a living space customized to your own tastes and needs.$385,000
Renovated to a standard beyond any other with no expense spared, Residence 12G at 195 Adams Street offers an open, airy yet sophisticated layout.$1,099,000
Welcome to 21 Monroe Place apt 2F an incredible opportunity to own a one of a kind Parlor level apartment in a historic Brooklyn Heights brownstone.$768,000
130 Hicks Street, apartment 6E is an impeccably renovated east facing studio on the top floor of an elevator building in the heart of Brooklyn Heights.$417,000
You've just found your new home in Concord Village !$949,000
A renovated and spacious junior one bedroom home in a full service doorman building on the border of Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn.$450,000
Fully renovated and move in ready 2 bedroom home, in a doorman building, nestled in the heart of historic Brooklyn Heights, on a charming, tree lined block.$949,000
A renovated, enormous junior one bedroom in a part time doorman building in Brooklyn Heights.$599,000
This charming 1 bedroom co op, set in a meticulously maintained elevator building in the heart of Brooklyn Heights, is the unit you have been searching for.$625,000
Boasting stunning views of Downtown Manhattan, Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, and Midtown Manhattan, Residence 9K at the historic St.$649,000
This updated one bedroom on a high floor in Downtown Brooklyn faces west and gets great afternoon light !$569,000
This sunny and centrally located one bedroom, one bath apartment is a spacious 670 sq feet with a built in private home office, a recently renovated modern kitchen, and plenty ...$549,000
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.$795,000
This bright one bedroom, one bath apartment has over 600 square feet of well laid out living space, a renovated windowed kitchen, renovated bath and original parquet wood flooring.$575,000
500 sq ft Alcove studio Beautiful COOKS EIK Renovated in 2018 with 2 windows Skyline views FSB.$362,500
Showings and open houses by appointment only.$1,995,000
Thoughtfully renovated two bedroom, two bathroom unit available at 195 Adams Street in Brooklyn Heights !$949,000
OPEN HOUSE CANCELLED FOR 08 22.$995,000
High in the sky resides PH L, a completely renovated two bedroom duplex penthouse located at 96 Schermerhorn Street.$1,295,000
100 Remsen Street is a classic mid century co op in the heart of historic Brooklyn Heights.$385,000
This is a rare opportunity to combine Units B and 1A at 60 Pineapple Street in Brooklyn Heights !$1,950,000
Perfectly located at the center of prime Brooklyn Heights, this rarely available apartment was perfectly designed for contemporary living by CWB architects, and is in turn key condition.$2,250,000
Rare opportunity to purchase a high floor exquisitely designed and renovated TURN KEY READY spacious studio with city, river and bridge views from your own private balcony.$690,000
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