Downtown Brooklyn Lofts 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

Great opportunity to own a 1 bed Home Office 1, 005 sf condo loft home, in one of the most sought after condominiums in all of NYC.$999,000
Welcome to this south facing approx.$989,999
WELCOME to OBB 304 La creme de la creme, a stunning CORNER 1, 562 sf apartment with 12' ceilings and an amazing 598 sf fully built out Terrace.$2,650,000
Located at the Sweeney Building, DUMBOs premiere pre war condominium, sits this pristine approx.$1,949,000
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This spacious 1, 163sf 1 bedroom plus home office is a classic DUMBO loft with high ceilings up to 12' 0a.$2,071,000
This gracious 1, 210sf split 2 bedroom, 2 bath loft is efficiently laid out so that there is not an inch of wasted space.$2,106,000
This gracious 1, 210sf split 2 bedroom, 2 bath loft is efficiently laid out so that there is not an inch of wasted space.$2,232,000
This stunning 1, 293 sq. ft.$1,725,000
Sophisticated living in Brooklyn's most exciting neighborhood awaits in this spectacular two bedroom with home office, two bathroom Fort Greene condominium featuring expansive interiors and breathtaking, wide open views in ...$1,599,000
Apt 8G is a happy bright and west facing unit with the extra large kitchen for entertaining.$1,150,000
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Sun filled large 2 bed 2 bath with W D in unit !$1,625,000
New to market a true two bedroom, two full bath apartment with winged bedrooms in the Nexus, a full service boutique condo in the center of Dumbo.$1,250,000
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A sought after C line on the penthouse level offers the best light and views you can get at the Toy Factory Lofts.$835,000
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Lofty Living in Brooklyn with Stellar City Views !$1,225,000
Welcome to 110 Livingston 3O This stunning loft features a sun flooded great room with soaring 20' ceilings, exquisite designer finishes, and is located in a heart of Brooklyn convenient ...$1,375,000
The BellTel Loft Condominiums are the ideal juxtaposition of classic industrial loft like style with traditional landmarked Art Deco appeal.$1,200,000
SELL, SELL, SELL. All OFFERS Considered !$1,090,000
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This sprawling 1385 sqft two bedroom, two bathroom quintessential NYC loft features breathtaking NYC Harbor Views from every vantage point.$2,100,000
Stunning modern 2, 832 loft with two bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and a private terrace.$2,650,000
Imagine a world in which you could live in over 1600 sq.$1,375,000
Investment Property Opportunity, Unit 7E is being sold with a tenant in place.$1,225,000
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