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Living in Downtown Brooklyn New York

Downtown Brooklyn is the 35th most walkable neighborhood in New York with 11,077 residents.

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

Nearby neighborhoods: Vinegar Hill, DUMBO, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Fort Greene, Cobble Hill and Two Bridges.

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Walk Score of Downtown Brooklyn, New York, NY

Downtown Brooklyn is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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

Downtown Brooklyn is the 35th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 97.

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

Downtown Brooklyn New York Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for The Brooklyner in the Downtown Brooklyn area
from $2,215
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for 180 Montague in the Downtown Brooklyn area
from $3,020
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for The Addison in the Downtown Brooklyn area
from $2,261
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for Brooklyn Gold in the Downtown Brooklyn area
from $2,118
Studio
Walk Score 96
Rental info for Avalon Fort Greene in the Downtown Brooklyn area
from $2,475
Studio
Walk Score 99
Rental info for Brooklyn Gold in the Downtown Brooklyn area
$2,588
1 bed
Walk Score 96
Rental info for AVA DoBro in the Downtown Brooklyn area
from $2,555
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for Brooklyn Air in the Downtown Brooklyn area
from $2,495
Studio
Walk Score 98

Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown Brooklyn to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

33 Fort Greene 97 100 89 20,297
34 Cobble Hill 97 98 90 8,605
35 Downtown Brooklyn 97 100 88 11,077
36 Battery Park City 97 100 80 12,258
37 Park Slope 97 96 85 61,508

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 485 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown Brooklyn.

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

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thumbnail for Under the Manhattan Bridge#Dumbo Brooklyn is known for its heavy art community, its close proximity to Manhattan, and it's beautiful views of the city as well as of many of New York's most famous bridges. Dumbo, Brooklyn is a beautiful place to wander around on a nice day and is convenient to most public transportation.

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Transit Score of Downtown Brooklyn, New York, NY

Downtown Brooklyn is a Rider’s Paradise

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

Public Transit Routes

Downtown Brooklyn has world-class public transportation and about 14 bus and 12 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Downtown Brooklyn has about 9 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, Hertz On Demand and Enterprise CarShare.

Bike Score of Downtown Brooklyn, New York, NY

Downtown Brooklyn is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Citi Bike.

thumbnail for Borough HallBrooklyn Borough Hall is a historical landmark in the Clinton Hill district of Brooklyn. Built in 1845, this building is a meeting hall for councilmen and officials from Brooklyn and New York. #ClintonHill is a neighborhood in the north-central portion of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Borough Hall

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