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96 Walk Score of Downtown Brooklyn, New York, NY

Downtown Brooklyn is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Under the Manhattan Bridge

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Borough Hall

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

Downtown Brooklyn is the 39th most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 96.

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

Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown Brooklyn to other New York neighborhoods.




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37 Inwood 97 88 70 38,367
38 West Harlem 97 99 74 107,403
39 Downtown Brooklyn 96 100 91 11,077
40 Clinton Hill 96 97 94 25,887
41 Williamsburg 96 89 88 138,526

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 372 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown Brooklyn.

People in Downtown Brooklyn can walk to an average of 20 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.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Under the Manhattan Bridge

100 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.

91 Bike Score of Downtown Brooklyn, New York, NY

Downtown Brooklyn is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.


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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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