Appearing in a myriad of films and TV shows and also representing home for many famous hip-hop artists, Flatbush, Brooklyn, consists of several subsections in the center of the borough and is generally bounded by Prospect Park to the north, East Flatbush to the east, Midwood to the south and Kensington to the west.
Flatbush apartments for rent range from studios and one-bedroom units to two and three-bedroom variants, with per-month rent ranges running the proverbial gamut depending on your income. The major thoroughfare in the borough, Flatbush Avenue, is accessible via three different bus and subway lines, including the B41, B82, B82-SBS, 2, 5 and Q, respectively.
Flatbush is rich in history. Lining its development throughout Flatbush real estate are historic buildings, including Erasmus Hall High School, built around 1786 in Dutch Colonial style; The Brooklyn Tabernacle Church, which has been serving congregants since 1849; Saint Paul's Episcopal Church that was established in 1666 during the colonial era when New York was ruled by both the British Empire and Sweden; Fort Greene Park that holds a pivotal place in American history, being the site of Fort Putnam which was constructed during the American Revolution; The First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn, who played a vital role in the abolitionist movement and is one of three original locations where women's rights were first discussed publicly.
Of course, Flatbush also has several Hip-Hop landmarks including recording studio D&D Studios that was established in 1984. In fact, it was at this very studio that Biggie Smalls wrote his debut album Ready to Die and where Foxy Brown recorded her debut Ill Na Na . There are also two other studios located within the borough: Chung King House Of Metal & 30/90 Recording Studios, both of which have been a pivotal part in the careers of prominent artists such as Tupac Shakur , Jay-Z and Notorious B.I.G .
As far as dining is concerned within this section of Brooklyn, there are several takeout restaurants, including Du's Grill that serves up some pretty mean chicken wings; The Hot House Pizzeria for lots of cheese on your cheese pizza; White Castle if you'd prefer to dine in or partake from their drive-thru window; and Franklin Park located within the park itself. Residents also have access to Flatbush Fruits & Vegetables Market, Levant Bakery and E&C Grocery these three stores offer a variety of provisions just a stone's throw away from home.
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