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97 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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Dumbo Pier

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ATLANTIC AV - HICKS ST

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

Brooklyn Heights is the 29th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 97.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, Bowery and Flatiron District.

Brooklyn Heights Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Brooklyn Heights to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

27 Upper West Side 98 99 83 208,776
28 East Village 98 96 96 60,375
29 Brooklyn Heights 97 100 85 20,560
30 DUMBO 97 100 87 3,006
31 Prospect Heights 97 100 92 21,765

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 268 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Brooklyn Heights.

People in Brooklyn Heights can walk to an average of 26 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

100 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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ATLANTIC AV - HICKS ST

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Pierrepont Playground

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Barnes Brooklyn

85 Bike Score of Brooklyn Heights, New York, NY

Brooklyn Heights is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park

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Pierrepont Playground

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Barnes Brooklyn

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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

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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Brooklyn Bridge Park: Office

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

Brooklyn Bridge Park: Office

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Court House Apartments

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