Featured Neighborhood – Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge is an old-world neighborhood neatly tucked into the southwest corner of Brooklyn within the shadows of the Verrazano Bridge. The neighborhood is encircled by the Belt Parkway along the shore line and the Gowanus Expressway inland. For many years, Bay Ridge and its waterside location, would attract the affluent. But most of the mansions that once lined Shore Road are long gone and have been replaced by six-story ...

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Featured Neighborhood – Financial District

The Financial District (FiDi) today is a bit of a hybrid neighborhood, as the residential component continues to grow in an area that has been historically dominated by the financial and insurance industries. The residential experiment, which began more than two decades ago, continues to evolve in an area with a large concentration of older, large office buildings. Developers have taken to these aged buildings and have re-positioned them as ...

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Featured Neighborhood – Seaport District

The Seaport District sits between the Financial District to the south and the Brooklyn Bridge to the north.  The original Seaport designation was limited to the streets east of Water Street from Fletcher Street to Dover Street and incorporated the actual Seaport and the piers.  But no more. Today, the neighborhood boundaries have expanded westward toward Park Row and include a surge of new developments in the area ...

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Featured Neighborhood – Crown Heights

Originally known as Crown Hill by the Lenape Indians that lived there, Crown Heights has evolved into a diverse neighborhood, occupied primarily by Hasidic Jews and one of the largest Caribbean populations to be found anywhere outside of the West Indies. Crown Heights has 192 apartments at an average of $1,044 per square foot for sale.  The median sales price for an apartment for sale in Crown Heights is ...

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Featured Neighborhood – DUMBO

DUMBO, which is an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass, used to be a lively industrial and manufacturing zone, full of large factories and warehouses. These buildings have now been converted into expansive lofts, residential apartments, theaters, galleries, and office spaces for start-up companies. These larger residential spaces in Brooklyn are attractive to families and creative artists and writers who need space to dream and create.DUMBO has 60 ...

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