Downtown Brooklyn Apartments For Sale

Downtown Brooklyn is the third largest commercial district in NYC, serving as a bustling intersection of commerce and municipal infrastructure for Brooklyn. The area is practically known for its mix of residential and office buildings, like the MetroTech Center and the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower.

The Lenape tribe lived in the area until the seventeenth century, when the Dutch seized control and dubbed it Breuckelen. Downtown Brooklyn still, however, did not become extensively populated until 1814, when the advent of Robert Fulton’s steam ferry offered people an easy method of commuting back and forth from downtown Manhattan. After World War II, the City Planning Commission and the Borough President’s Office adopted a program for public improvement, which led to street widening, construction of housing on a wide scale, and new City and State buildings. In the 70s, Boerum Place and Livingston became the site of a 23-story office tower, and the world-famous Brooklyn Academy of Music started to expand, turning it into an anchor for the area.

The Brooklyn Academy of Music, or BAM’s, mission is to be the “preeminent progressive performing and cinema arts center of the twenty-first century.” It annually attracts a number of world-class performers, including Ian McKellan. Having opened its doors in 1861, it is America’s oldest theatre to have operated continuously since its opening and presents up to 220 performances a year. It also has a cinema, which boasts 3 screens, is open all year, and presents new films, classics, and student films. BAM has its own restaurant and bar. It also, of course, is a school, that teaches 24,000 students each year.

Other area landmarks include the Kings County New York State courthouse, Brooklyn Borough Hall (which hosts a Greenmarket with fresh produce three times a week), the Federal Eastern District of New York’s central courthouse, the New York Transit Museum, Cadman Plaza Park, and Fulton Mall.

Popular area restaurants include Curry Leaf, Queen Ristorante, Samantha’s Southern Cuisine, Ruthie’s Restaurant, Zam’s, Bagelox, Café Bombay Indian Cuisine, Continental Ristorante, Cuzin’s Duzin, Dallas BBQ, El Dorado Restaurant, and Galaxy Restaurant. Residents also hang out at local bars such as 31 Rockwell’s, La Caverna, 200 Fifth, Armando’s, Crocodile Lounge, Clover Club, and Floyd, and clubs such as Club Velocity, K B 140 Club, Arcoiros Club, Boulevard Tavern, and Caribbean City.

The neighborhood is also a hub for institutions of higher learning, with Long Island University, Brooklyn Law School, St. John's University, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, Brooklyn Friends School, St. Francis College, St. Joseph’s College, New York College City of Technology, Long Island University, and Packer Collegiate Institute all located within its boundaries. Highlights: Borough Hall, St. James Pro-Cathedral.

Annual festivals include the Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, the New York Burlesque Festival, the Brooklyn Book Festival, the Music, Film & Arts Festival at Brooklyn, and the Bus Festival sponsored by the the MTA Transit Museum.

Transportation includes the A, B, C, D, F, G, M, N, Q, R, 2, 3, 4, and 5 subway lines, as well as the Long Island Rail Road at Atlantic Terminal.


For more information:

http://www.visitbrooklyn.org
http://www.bam.org

Luxury Dumbo 3-bed Loft with INCREDIBLE views
$4,750,000
RARE DUPLEX RIGHT IN THE HEART OF BROOKLYN HEIGHTS
$999,000
Dynamic Downtown Brooklyn
$685,000
1 Bed Condo For Sale in DUMBO
$1,054,000
Voted 2022's Building of the Year !
$19,500,000
Voted 2022's Building of the Year !
$19,500,000
LUXURY WATERFRONT LIVING IN BROOKLYN HEIGHTS.
$17,900,000
LUXURY WATERFRONT LIVING IN BROOKLYN HEIGHTS.
$10,800,000
LUXURY WATERFRONT LIVING IN BROOKLYN HEIGHTS.
$10,000,000
One Clinton's Last Remaining Penthouse The most spectacular penthouse currently available in all of Brooklyn, One Clinton Residence 37A is a sprawling 4, 099sf four bedroom, three and a half ...
$8,950,000
LUXURY WATERFRONT LIVING IN BROOKLYN HEIGHTS.
$7,750,000
Enjoy townhouse style living and 1, 118 square feet of private outdoor space within the highly regarded Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
$7,150,000
Immediate Occupancy. Tishman Speyer's 11 Hoyt sets Brooklyn's new standard for architecture and design.
$6,550,000
Voted as 2022's Building of the Year !
$6,535,000
Now hosting private tours of our on site Model Residence by appointment only 30 Front Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn.
$6,535,000
LUXURY WATERFRONT LIVING IN BROOKLYN HEIGHTS.
$6,500,000
On site model now available to tour by appointment.
$6,450,000
Voted as 2022's Building of the Year !
$6,450,000
Penthouse 88 North at The Brooklyn Tower is an expansive four bedroom, four and a half bathroom residence, offering 2, 432 square feet of interior space, and never before seen ...
$6,075,000
On site model now available to tour by appointment.
$5,925,000
Voted as 2022's Building of the Year !
$5,925,000
Immediate Occupancy ! By Appointment Only Residence 30C at One Clinton is a 3, 184sf three bedroom, two and a half bath duplex home facing south and west with commanding ...
$5,540,000
Immediate Occupancy, Closings Have Commenced !
$5,490,000
LUXURY WATERFRONT LIVING IN BROOKLYN HEIGHTS.
$5,350,000
Voted as 2022's Building of the Year !
$5,350,000
Now hosting private tours of our on site Model Residence by appointment only 30 Front Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn.
$5,350,000
Residence 26B at One Clinton is a one of a kind 2, 560 sf four bedroom, three and a half bath home and the only high floor residence at One ...
$4,875,000
Residence 27B at One Clinton is a 2, 563sf four bedroom, three and a half bath home facing south, east and west.
$4,750,000
Immediate Occupancy. Tishman Speyer's 11 Hoyt sets Brooklyn's new standard for architecture and design.
$4,700,000
Post House A collection of 41 exquisitely crafted homes designed by Workshop APD.
$4,650,000
Spectacular 4 bedroom, 3.
$4,600,000
Voted as 2022's Building of the Year !
$4,575,000
Now hosting private tours on site by appointment 30 Front St, DUMBO, Brooklyn.
$4,575,000
Immediate Occupancy, Closings Have Commenced !
$4,495,000
Immediate Occupancy. Tishman Speyer's 11 Hoyt sets Brooklyn's new standard for architecture and design.
$4,400,000
Immediate Occupancy. Tishman Speyer's 11 Hoyt sets Brooklyn's new standard for architecture and design.
$4,285,000
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