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Living in Brooklyn Heights New York

Brooklyn Heights is the 27th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 20,560 residents.

Brooklyn Heights has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn, Vinegar Hill, Boerum Hill, Two Bridges and Carroll Gardens.

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Walk Score of Brooklyn Heights, New York, NY

Brooklyn Heights is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Pierrepont Playground

Photo of United Artists Court Street Stadium 12 RPX Movie Theater in Brooklyn Heights, New York

United Artists Court Street Stadium 12 RPX Movie Theater

Daily errands do not require a car in Brooklyn Heights New York.

Brooklyn Heights is the 27th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 98.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, NoHo and NoLita.

Brooklyn Heights New York Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for 180 Montague in the Brooklyn Heights area
from $3,290
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for Water Street & Dock Street in the Brooklyn Heights area
from $3,005
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Pacific St & Henry St in the Brooklyn Heights area
$5,000
4 bed
Walk Score 99
Rental info for Atlantic Avenue in the Brooklyn Heights area
$2,800
1 bed
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Henry Street & Sidney Pl in the Brooklyn Heights area
$3,950
1 bed
Walk Score 99
Rental info for Water Street & John Street in the Brooklyn Heights area
$7,600
3 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Pineapple St in the Brooklyn Heights area
$2,395
1 bed
Walk Score 98
Rental info for Hicks St & Grace Court in the Brooklyn Heights area
$3,050
1 bed
Walk Score 99

Brooklyn Heights Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Brooklyn Heights to other New York neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

25 Two Bridges 98 99 87 28,930
26 Hell's Kitchen 98 100 80 51,840
27 Brooklyn Heights 98 100 82 20,560
28 DUMBO 98 100 82 3,006
29 Upper West Side 98 99 80 208,776

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 318 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Brooklyn Heights.

People in Brooklyn Heights can walk to an average of 30 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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The Atlantic ChipShop

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Bargemusic

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thumbnail for Dumbo Pier#Dumbo, Brooklyn is situated right on the East River, providing excellent views of Manhattan for residents of this district. With a plethora of parks and piers along the waterfront, Dumbo is a great place to spend the day away from Manhattan.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Dumbo Pier

Transit Score of Brooklyn Heights, New York, NY

Brooklyn Heights is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Brooklyn Heights New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Brooklyn Heights has world-class public transportation and about 6 bus and 3 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Brooklyn Heights on public transit.

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Brooklyn Heights has about 4 car shares from Zipcar and Hertz On Demand.

Neighborhood Guides

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Barnes Brooklyn

Photo of Citi Bike: Henry St & Atlantic Av in Brooklyn Heights, New York

Citi Bike: Henry St & Atlantic Av

Photo of Citi Bike: Henry St & Atlantic Av in Brooklyn Heights, New York

Citi Bike: Henry St & Atlantic Av

Bike Score of Brooklyn Heights, New York, NY

Brooklyn Heights is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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icon for bike shares in Brooklyn Heights

Bike sharing is available from Citi Bike.

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Barnes Brooklyn

Photo of Citi Bike: Henry St & Atlantic Av in Brooklyn Heights, New York

Citi Bike: Henry St & Atlantic Av

Photo of Citi Bike: Henry St & Atlantic Av in Brooklyn Heights, New York

Citi Bike: Henry St & Atlantic Av

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American Apparel

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Brooklyn Bridge Park: Office

Photo of Brooklyn Bridge Park: Office in Brooklyn Heights, New York

Brooklyn Bridge Park: Office

thumbnail for ATLANTIC AV - HICKS STCobble Hill - restaurant and retail shops typical of Atlantic Avenue

Fabian Robinson
on ATLANTIC AV - HICKS ST

thumbnail for Pierrepont PlaygroundColumbia Street Waterfront - seating area at the playground, southern end of the waterfront

Fabian Robinson
on Pierrepont Playground

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Court House Apartments

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GNC

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