Dumbo Lofts For Sale

Short for “down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass,” this Brooklyn neighborhood has seen a major renaissance and overhaul over the past few years. Nestled between the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges, DUMBO is marked by its cobblestone streets, warehouse buildings in the midst of condo conversion, and breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, framed by two of the most famous bridges in America. Another portion of DUMBO stretches from the Manhattan Bridge east to Vinegar Hill.

Throughout most of the nineteenth century, DUMBO’s western area was named after its ferry stop, Fulton Landing, until the Brooklyn Bridge was built to connect Brooklyn to Manhattan. At the time, it was an area devoted mainly to manufacturing that gradually became more residential, due to deindustrialization.

The neighborhood’s appeal began in the 1970s when it became known as an artist’s haven of deserted streets and cavernous loft spaces. Its many loft spaces continue to make it a haven for artists. A popular annual arts festival and the many performance spaces and pieces that take place on any given night throughout the neighborhood have also been attractive to artists. Some of these performances spaces and galleries include St. Ann’s Warehouse, the A.I.R. Gallery, the Dumbo Arts Center, the Museum of Modern Arthur, Spring, Schickler Howard Fine Art, the Galapagos Art Space, the powerHouse Arena, and the BAC Gallery. DUMBO is also home to Bargemusic, a docked coffee barge located at Fulton Landing that is now a floating classical music venue, and the Annual Art on the Bridge Festival.

In 2007, DUMBO was protected as an historic district—the 90th in New York City to achieve such an honor. Fulton Ferry, scene of George Washington's evacuation from The Battle of Brooklyn, now features a new pier with historical markers and is dubbed one of “the most romantic views” in the neighborhood. Old Fulton Street features the Eagle Warehouse and Storage Company of Brooklyn, a large beautiful brick structure completed in 1893 that is now a condominium.

On Water Street, the old Empire Stores building built in 1869 looks much like it did when it was at the hub of New York’s shipping business. To the west of DUMBO is the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Vinegar Hill. Today, the Brooklyn Navy Yard is being converted into a business park for the many companies requiring large open spaces. Also in the works are plans for a waterfront park to replace the unused docks along the East River.

DUMBO is also home to a number of culinary businesses and famous restaurants. These include Jacque Torres Chocolate, the River Café, the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, Grimaldi’s, Dumbo General Store, Five Front, Superfine, and Pete’s Downtown Restaurant. Some of the more popular area bars are Rebar, Speak Low, Il Brigante, Low Bar, and Walter Street Restaurant & Lounge. Shopping includes Wonk, City Joinery, which features innovative, space-conscious furniture, and Blueberi. DUMBO also has a number of clubs, such as 81 Front Street Gallery, Halcyon, Manhattan Bridge Archway, the Dumbo Loft, and Toro.

Boasting one of the best children’s parks in the city, DUMBO has become known as a great place to raise a family. The neighborhood is easily accessible by the A, F, and C subway lines at Jay Street, where residents and the area’s rapidly growing digital industry workers can get into Manhattan. People can also take the ferry, run by the New York Water Taxi company. The B25, B67, B69, and B75 buses are also an option, as is simply walking across the Brooklyn Bridge, via its famous walkway.

Local schools include League Treatment Center and Daniel Hale Williams School (PS 307).

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http://nymag.com/visitorsguide/neighborhoods/bk-heights-dumbo/
http://brooklyn.about.com/od/brooklynneighborhoods/p/DUMBO.htm
http://www.dumboartscenter.org/
http://southbrooklyn.net/dumbo.html
http://www.mrchocolate.com/
http://www.dumbo-dna.org

Presenting a one of a kind, impeccably renovated designer Duplex Penthouse in DUMBO.$8,500,000
A rare find, this glamorous penthouse duplex sits atop a converted warehouse in the historic waterfront neighborhood of Dumbo.$6,295,000
Extraordinary Penthouse Condo with PRIVATE 3, 000 sq ft rooftop paradise PLUS two private parking spaces like no other in all of DUMBO !$5,300,000
Expansive three bedroom Penthouse with private roof terrace in DUMBO.$4,500,000
Development site, warehouse plus office space, art gallery, company headquarters, performance space, mixed use retail with residential, or single family or multi family home with a curb cut.$4,500,000
1, 000, 000 PRICE DROP OWNER SAYS SELL !$3,250,000
You ll love coming home to this magnificent corner loft at the coveted Sweeney Building in DUMBO.$3,250,000
Immaculate Corner 3 Bed 3.$3,100,000
Welcome home to residence No.$1,350,000
Welcome to this beautifully designed and spacious loft with an incredible space for living, dining and entertaining.$1,215,000
SELL, SELL, SELL. All OFFERS Considered !$1,090,000
ARCHITECTURAL LUXURY IN A WATERFRONT PARK This meticulously and unconventionally designed loft with floor to ceiling glass overlooking the East River, fuses cutting edge style with sophistication and architectural detail ...$2,345,000
Quiet and sunny 834 square foot open loft in the Toy Factory Lofts located in the booming neighborhood of Downtown Brooklyn.$700,000
Residence 9E at the BellTell Lofts is an expansive sprawling home that offers a large gallery hallway entrance.$1,125,000
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
Experience unparalleled luxury living at a premier condominium in Brooklyn Heights, nestled within the lush 85 acre Brooklyn Bridge Park !$1,395,000
Welcome to One Brooklyn Bridge Unit 316 Wonderful light and 13' high ceilings are the first thing you notice when you enter this 843 sq ft well designed open loft.$915,000
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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
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
Stunning modern 2, 832 loft with two bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and a private terrace.$2,650,000
Distinctive, Radical, Dynamic, and BOLD are just a few of the accolades received by Ralph Walker designs ; voted Architect of the Century by the American Institute of Architects.$1,125,000
BACK ON THE MARKET, DEAL FELL THROUGH !$1,100,000
Welcome home to this sprawling corner loft with southern and eastern exposures in one of Downtown Brooklyn s most sought after condominiums.$1,445,000
This bright, spacious, loft like residence, with high quality construction and finishes, features 11 foot ceilings, light bamboo wood flooring, oversized windows, and an open gourmet kitchen with top of ...$1,700,000
Experience this sprawling home with a rare corner exposure, in Downtown Brooklyn s most iconic Art Deco building, Belltel Lofts.$1,349,500
Come see this STUNNING 1085 sf, 1 Bedroom, 1.$1,299,000
Spectacular Loft Living in the Beloved Sweeney Building !$1,495,000
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
Welcome to 51 Jay Street 4L, a spacious two bedroom 2 BR, two bathroom 2BA loft overlooking a lush, landscaped courtyard in DUMBO.$2,000,000
Apt 8G is a happy bright and west facing unit with the extra large kitchen for entertaining.$1,150,000
Located at 110 Livingston Street, in one of Downtown Brooklyns most exquisite buildings, is a very unique and beautiful condominium, unit 5P.$879,000
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
Lofty Living in Brooklyn with Stellar City Views !$1,225,000
The BellTel Loft Condominiums are the ideal juxtaposition of classic industrial loft like style with traditional landmarked Art Deco appeal.$1,200,000
Have you been looking for a non cookie cutter condo with grand proportions, incredible light, and full service amenities in the most central Brooklyn location ?$1,795,000
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