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Living in Crown Heights New York

Crown Heights is the 55th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 125,818 residents.

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

Nearby neighborhoods: Bedford-Stuyvesant, East Flatbush, Prospect Heights, Clinton Hill, Flatbush, Ocean Hill and Brownsville.

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Walk Score of Crown Heights, New York, NY

Crown Heights is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of 7 Crown Heights: Crown Heights Wall in Crown Heights, New York

7 Crown Heights: Crown Heights Wall

Photo of Crown Heights 2: Lincoln Terrace Park in Crown Heights, New York

Crown Heights 2: Lincoln Terrace Park

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

Crown Heights is the 55th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 95.

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

Crown Heights Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Crown Heights to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

53 Greenpoint 95 68 82 34,569
54 Fordham Manor 95 100 64 49,585
55 Crown Heights 95 98 78 125,818
56 Stuyvesant Town - Peter Cooper Village 95 99 88 21,268
57 Borough Park 95 75 59 115,327

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thumbnail for 7 Crown Heights: Crown Heights WallThe Crown Heights graffiti wall features local graffiti artists near a heavily trafficked shopping area. You can enjoy the art while buying new shoes.

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Transit Score of Crown Heights, New York, NY

Crown Heights is a Rider’s Paradise

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

Public Transit Routes

Crown Heights has world-class public transportation and about 13 bus and 5 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

icon for car shares in Crown Heights

Crown Heights has about 8 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Crown Heights, New York, NY

Crown Heights is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of 8 Crown Heights: Brooklyn Public Library in Crown Heights, New York

8 Crown Heights: Brooklyn Public Library

Photo of 9 Crown Heights: Brower Park in Crown Heights, New York

9 Crown Heights: Brower Park

Photo of 10 Crown Heighs: Brower Park Basketball Courts in Crown Heights, New York

10 Crown Heighs: Brower Park Basketball Courts

Photo of 1 Crown Heights: Lincoln Terrace Park Handball Courts in Crown Heights, New York

1 Crown Heights: Lincoln Terrace Park Handball Courts

Photo of 4 Crown Heights: Carroll 24Hr Grocery in Crown Heights, New York

4 Crown Heights: Carroll 24Hr Grocery

Photo of 6 Crown Heights: Italfari in Crown Heights, New York

6 Crown Heights: Italfari

thumbnail for Crown Heights 2: Lincoln Terrace ParkAt given time, you'll find kids playing, joggers exercising, and people walking their dogs around the beautiful Lincoln Terrace Park

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thumbnail for 8 Crown Heights: Brooklyn Public LibraryThis neighborhood institution is near an active part of the Crown Heights community. On any given day you can hear music playing on the streets, stop and get a pair of sunglasses or shoes, and cool down with a delicious snow cone treat. All these things are accessible on your short walk from the train or bus to your destination because transportation is excellent here.

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Photo of 11 Crown Heights: Brooklyn Children's Museum in Crown Heights, New York

11 Crown Heights: Brooklyn Children's Museum

Photo of Ocean Hill Fire Station in Crown Heights, New York

Ocean Hill Fire Station

thumbnail for 9 Crown Heights: Brower ParkBrower Park is only one of the multiple parks you have acces to in Crown Heights. Here you can take the kids to play on the playground or play in the fountains to cool off during the summer.

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