BROOKLYN NEIGHBORHOODS
 

PARK SLOPE In the 1800's Park Slope became a hot spot for Brooklyn's elite and a summer retreat for the wealthy from Manhattan. Named for its closeness to Prospect Park and its' incline from the Gowanus Canal to Prospect Park, the neighborhood is divided into 3 smaller neighborhoods...North Slope...Center Slope...South Slope. Boundaries: Flatbush Avenue on the north to the Prospect Expressway on the south. 3rd/4th Avenue on the west to Prospect Park West on the east. Subway access: N, R, F, Q, 2, 3

BOERUM HILL Designated a historic district in 1971, with charming shops, a variety of restaurants on Bond, Smith, and Atlantic, & tree lined streets, Boerum Hill is a great residential neighborhood. Atlantic Avenue is long known for its antique stores and September’s Atlantic Antic. The Historic architecture, calm pace of life & easy access to 13 Subway Lines, Barclays Center & BAM attracts many families and young professionals. Subway access: A,B,C,D,F,G,N,R,Q,2,3,4,5

WINDSOR TERRACE Nine blocks wide, Windsor Terrace's frame and brick houses lie between the south side of Prospect Park and the Brooklyn's world famous Green-Wood Cemetery. Once known as The Village of Windsor Terrace, extended families still live side-by-side along with a new group of young professionals and artists spilling over from Park Slope. Boundaries: Prospect Park West on the north to Caton Avenue on the south. McDonald Avenue on the west to Prospect Park Southwest on the east. Subway access: F

PROSPECT HEIGHTS A small neighborhood, Prospect Heights features turn of the century brownstones and a variety of prewar elevator co-op and condo buildings along Eastern Parkway and Plaza Street East. Three cultural institutions lay adjacent to Prospect Heights...The Brooklyn Public Library, The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and The Brooklyn Museum of Art. Boundaries: Atlantic Avenue on the north to Eastern Parkway on the south. Flatbush Avenue on the west to Washington Avenue on the east. Subway access: Q, 2,3, 4

FLATBUSH/DITMAS PARK AREA A  large neighborhood located in the heart of Brooklyn encompasses Prospect Park South, Ditmas Park, Ditmas Park West, and Midwood. Made up of large Victorian homes with surrounding yards and front porches and garages, many Park Slopers migrate to the spacious homes. Boundaries: Church Avenue and Coney Island Avenue on the west. Bedford Avenue and Rogers Avenue on the east. Parkside on the north to Avenue H on the south. Subway access: Q,B

FORT GREENE Known for the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Fort Greene is called home by artists, writers, musicians, designers and many in the movie industry. The large scale of the beautiful historic Brownstones make an interesting backdrop for its' young community minded artistic residents. Boundaries: Brooklyn Navy Yard on the north to Atlantic Avenue on the south. Flatbush Avenue on the west to Vanderbilt Avenue on the east. Subway access: G, Q, 2, 3,4, B, M, N, R, A, C

CLINTON HILL Home to Pratt Institute, Brooklyn's Clinton Hill was once thought of as a get-away for well-to-do professionals. Boundaries: Park Avenue on the north to Atlantic Avenue on the south. Vanderbilt Avenue on the west to Classon Avenue on the east. Subway access: G

STUYVESANT HEIGHTS Designated an historic district in 1971, Stuyvesant Heights has some of the longest rows of historically significant brick and limestone houses in the borough of Brooklyn. Many of the restored homes are similiar to those of Brooklyn Heights and Park Slope. Boundaries: Macon Street on the north to Fulton Street on the south. Thompkins Avenue on the west to Stuyvesant Avenue on the east. Subway access: A, C

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