With the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge in the late 1880s, Park Slope was transformed into a busy suburb for wealthy New Yorkers and saw many of its storied mansions built during this period. Today, the regular exodus of young professionals from Manhattan to the area cements the neighborhood as one of the wealthiest and most desirable in Brooklyn and much of New York City.
Whatever you’re looking for in a rental – one bedroom/one bath, three-bedroom/two bath, two-bedroom/one bath – Park Slope apartments represent an ideal choice for a busy lifestyle.
When it comes to transportation, the F, R, G, 2, 3, 4, 5, N, Q, B and D trains run through Park Slope in regular intervals.
With bustling Prospect Park always within walking distance, not to mention gorgeous views of both rivers and bridges, it’s no wonder tenants are willing to pay top dollar for a Park Slope apartment rental.
Neighborhood boundaries: Seventh Ave., 13th St., Flatbush Ave., Atlantic Ave.
Population density per square mile (2016): 40,672 people
Percentage of renter occupied housing units (2000): 37%
Percentage of owner occupied housing units (2000): 17%
Park Slope apartments are high above the rest when it comes to convenience and amenities.
However, with amenities such as a 24/7 supermarket and laundry facilities in more than half of the buildings here, it’s clear that Park Slope apartments are well worth their name-brand price tags.
It doesn’t get much better than this neighborhood when it comes to commuting time – both by car and public transit.
With Downtown Brooklyn just 14 minutes away via subway (one stop), Wall Street less than 20 minutes away (seven stops) and even JFK Airport a little more than an hour away (nine stops), Park Slope is perfect for the busy executive who values convenience.
The F train terminates at Jay St.–Metro Tech, which sits at the southern border of the neighborhood; however, ample transportation to work or play awaits both east and west of this transit hub.
With Grand Army Plaza station located on Eastern Parkway (also home to the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Branch), residents can catch one of 13 different subway lines to any destination throughout New York City.
Residents also enjoy access to dozens of bus routes that run along Flatbush Ave., Third Ave., Prospect Park West, Fifth Ave., Seventh., Atlantic Avenue, Seventh Avenue and Prospect Park West.
This inventory largely consists of condos and rental houses in the west side of the neighborhood (closer to Brooklyn College and Grand Army Plaza), where you’ll find more space and amenities for your money.
Inventory: There is a diverse mix among Park Slope real estate; however, most homes consist of classic five-story brownstones or elegant mansions dating back to the early 20th century.
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