Crown Heights' 19th century upper class origins can be seen today in
the stunning architecture that still harks back to this era - but the
neighborhood has changed significantly since its early residents left
for the suburbs. After going through multiple about-faces over the last
century, today's Crown Heights is mostly made up of immigrants from the
Caribbean, and is beginning to draw artists and young professionals of
It is little wonder that Crown Heights is starting to undergo a
second golden era and consequently attracting new development. Express
subway lines (2,3,4,5) put downtown Brooklyn and Manhattan within arms
reach, and a shuttle train along Franklin Avenue allows for north/south
travel within the borough. For drivers, Eastern Parkway, which slices
the neighborhood, provides quick access to nearby regions. Crown
Heights residents also enjoy the nearby Brooklyn Museum, Prospect Park
and Brooklyn Botanical Garden, making the brownstone area of the
neighborhood very desirable for those priced out of Park Slope.
Northern Crown Heights offers gorgeous buildings, ranging from
neo-Georgian houses to large apartment buildings in the style of
Renaissance/Baroque Revival. Varied housing options include townhouses,
duplexes, and new condo developments.
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