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

Welcome to 114 Clinton Street, Brooklyn Heights most sought after pre war co op.$1,150,000
This perfect alcove studio offers a large living room, a full kitchen, separate dining area, spacious alcove, home office space, and ample storage.$450,000
FRESH AIR amp ; SUNSHINE ON YOUR FACE WITHOUT LEAVING HOMEPRIVATE PENTHOUSE TERRACE WITH EPIC VIEWS amp ; LIGHTDUPLEXED CONDO RETREAT IN SUPER PRIME LOCATION Is it possible to have ...$1,375,000
The Robert Livingston Building is a pet friendly, charming, and flexibile coop in downtown Brooklyn.$465,000
This spacious three bedroom, two bath home boasts triple exposure with panoramic views of nearly every NYC landmark Midtown Manhattan Skyline and East River, One World Trade Center, New York ...$2,250,000
Come home to a loft like 1 BR home office nursery with 12'2 ceilings, southern exposure, abundant closet space including a beautifully crafted custom walnut closet unit, built in shelving, ...$715,000
Private showings by appointment only Saturday amp ; Sunday 12 00 5 00.$849,000
OPEN HOUSE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Seize the opportunity this elusive 3 bed 3 bath corner loft like condominium with almost 1, 600 sq ft of impeccably designed living space at ...$2,575,000
This truly special home is a perfect combination of location, quality and value.$725,000
Location, space and low monthly fees for a Downtown Brooklyn Heights Condo ?$875,000
Charming one bedroom in the heart of the fruit street section of Brooklyn Heights.$545,000
You do not want to miss the opportunity to own this beautifully renovated and affordable 2 bedroom located on the boarder of Fort Greene and Downtown Brooklyn !$699,000
Take a VIRTUAL 3D TOUR of this listing here https listing3d.$675,000
Closings Late Summer 2020.$855,000
Fabulous use of space and a sophisticated renovation define this three bedroom, two bath home in one of Brooklyn Heights' favorite coops.$2,150,000
Closings Late Summer 2020.$1,985,000
Closings Late Summer 2020.$1,800,000
Welcome home to Residence 4A, a triple exposure, mint condition three bedroom in one of Boerum Hill's most celebrated new developments.$2,250,000
Closings Late Summer 2020.$1,295,000
Dreaming of private outdoor space ?$1,200,000
On beautiful Columbia Heights in the heart of tree lined Brooklyn Heights, this light filled studio feels as if it's in Paris !$399,000
Beautiful 2BR apartment with three exposures in coveted Brooklyn Heights boutique building.$1,250,000
Waking up each morning in this spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath coop is always a pleasure.$1,395,000
Oversized four bedroom, three bathroom Downtown Brooklyn penthouse with high level of customization, state of the art kitchen, central air conditioning amp ; heating, triple exposure with panoramic skyline and ...$2,595,000
Beautiful 2 bedroom 1 bathroom in Downtown Brooklyn.$875,000
Who wouldn t want to live in this prime, perfect and pretty one bedroom home on Remsen Street in Brooklyn Heights ?$759,000
Live who you are in one of the most sought after condo residences in Brooklyn.$599,999
Beautifully designed with great proportions, this lovely one bedroom home on the top floor of Brooklyn's beloved 2 Grace Court offers great space with a wonderful layout.$675,000
Please email or call for an appointment.$1,250,000
This impeccably renovated, king sized one bedroom leaves absolutely nothing to be desired !$750,000
In the heart of historic, tree lined Brooklyn Heights, two blocks from the Promenade and around the corner from the Clark Street 2 3 trains, this renovated studio offers great ...$399,000
OPEN HOUSE BY APPOINTMENT ONLYSpacious 2 bedroom, 2 baths in a full service luxury Condo building with a 421 A tax abatement.$1,400,000
This apartment is nothing short of amazing it has incredible bones to create the 1 bedroom of your dreams with closet space that you will certainly appreciate.$799,000
One bedroom one bath, 801sqft, this home features a custom kitchen with solid oak cabinets, acid etched backsplash, GE stainless appliances, absolute black granite counter.$965,000
SHOWINGS ARE CURRENTLY BEING HELD AT THE BUILDING BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.$1,520,000
VIDEO TOUR AVAILABLE UPON REQUESTThis modern two bedroom home features panoramic Northeast views of the Manhattan skyline through double paned windows.$1,300,000
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