Fort Greene is truly a gem amongst Brooklyn New York neighborhoods. Named after major general of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionay War Nathanael Greene, Fort Greene is listed on the New York State Registry, the National Register of Historic Places as well as a designated Historic District in NYC.
Fort Greene is located in Northwest Brooklyn and has elegant tree lined blocks of gorgeous, beautifully kept, Brownstone, Brick and Frame homes.
Fort Greene's neighbors are Clinton Hill, Downtown Brooklyn and The Brooklyn Navy Yard.
The Western edge of Fort Greene is now the Brooklyn Cultural district, home to The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 651 ARTS, BRIC House and The Mark Morris Dance Center.
The energy, vitality, innovation, creativity, family oriented and diverse Fort Greene epitomizes what Brooklyn is today.
Today’s residential real estate market in Fort Greene is expensive and in high demand. In some ways Fort Greene is the Lincoln Center of Brooklyn.
Some examples of asking prices for residential properties are:
For 1 family Townhouse, a 4,725 square foot, 13 room, 7 bedroom, 5 bath home is asking $2.5M and a slightly larger 4,950 square foot renovated home with 13 rooms, 7 bedrooms and 3 baths is asking $4.995M.
For a 2 family Townhouse, a 3,326 square foot, 15 room, 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home is asking $2.299M and a different configuration home with 3,200 square feet, 9 rooms, 5 bedrooms and 3 baths is asking $2.3M.
For a 3 family home with 2,150 square feet, 7 rooms, 4 bedroms and 4 baths, the asking price is $1.899M, for a 3,600 square foot, 12 room, 6 bedroom, 3 bath house, the asking price is $2.999M, for a 2 family house and a 1 family rear house on the same lot, with 2,686 square feet, 11 rooms, 4 bedrooms and 6 baths, the asking price is $2.995M, for a 3,800 square foot, 10 room, 5 bedroom and 4 bath house, theee asking price is $3.6M and for a 4,143 square foot, 14 room, 8 bedroom and 6 bath home, the asking price for this beautifully renovated property is $4.9M.
For a 4 family house with 3,600 square feet, 12 rooms, 5 bedrooms, and 4 baths, the asking price is $2.95M, for a 4,950 square foot, 24 room, 7 bedroom, 7 bath house, the asking price is $3.795M and for a 3,344 square foot, 6 bedroom, 4 bath home, the asking price is $3.799M.
For a 2 room, Jr. one bedroom Co op apartment with 1 bath, the asking price is $449,000, for a 4 room, 2 bedroom, 1 bath unit the asking price is $719,000, for a larger 4 room, 2 bedroom, 1 bath unit the asking price is $925,000 and for a 1,150 square foot, 5 room, 2 bedroom, 1 bath unit the asking price is $1.039M.
For condominium apartments, a 570 square foot, 1 bedroom, 1 bath apartment the asking price is $650,000, for a 736 square foot, studio apartment, the asking price is $715,000, for a 1,200 square foot, 3 bedroom, 2 bath apartment, the asking price is$1M, for a 1,054 square foot, 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment, the asking price is $1.350M, for an 1,142 square foot, 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment the asking price is $1.395M, for an 1,874 square foot, 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath apartment, the asking price is $1.695M, for a 1,502 square foot, 3 bedroom, 2 bath apartment, the asking price is $1.975M and for a 2,025 square foot, high end, luxury, 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath apartment, the asking price is $2.175M.
Subway service into Manhattan from Fort Greene consists of the B,Q,D,N,R,2,3,4,5 trains accessible at the Atlantic Avenue Terminal, Barclay Center Station.
In addition there is the C train at Lafayette Avenue, the G train at Fulton Street, the 2,3,4,5 trains at Nevins Street and the B and Q at Dekalb Avenue.
Fort Greene/ Clinton Hill have some good schools. Some of them are:
P.S. 20 The Clinton Hill School located at 225 Adelphi Street, serving grades PK, K -5.
P.S. 46 Edward C Blum School located at 100 Clermont Avenue, serving grades PK, K-5.
Community Roots Charter School, Elementary School is located at 51 St Edwards Street.
Community Roots Charter School, Middle School is located at 50 Navy Street.
Brooklyn Technical High School located at 29 Fort Greene Place, serving grades 9-12.
Urban Assembly Academy of Arts & Letters located at 225 Adelphi Street, serving grades K-4 and 6-8.
Fort Greene/ Clinton Hill have some good restaurants that you may want to try. They are:
La Rina Pastificio & Vino located at 387 Myrtle Avenue, featuring a pasta tasting menu.
Emily located at 919 Fulton Street, a neighborhood favorite for Burgers and Pizza.
Walter’s located at 166 Dekalb Avenue, serving comfort food.
Karasu located at 166 Dekalb Avenue, behind Walter’s and is a speakeasy with a variety of food served including Japanese food and cocktails.
Olea located at 171 Lafayette Avenue, serving Mediterranean cuisine.
Habana Outpost located at 757 Fulton Street, serving Cuban cuisine.
Aita located at 132 Greene Avenue, a neighborhood favorite for Italian food.
The Market located at 372 Lafayette Avenue, serving rice bowls, noodles and super fresh dumplings.
The Finch located at 232 Greene Avenue, Farm to Table, great food in a lovely room.
For live music in Fort Greene you may want to go to:
Spectrum located at 70 Flushing Avenue.
Jazz 966 located at 966 Fulton Avenue.
There is a Whole Foods supermarket located at 292 Ashland Place between Hansen Place & Lafayette Avenue.
If you are interested in selling your property or you know someone who is planning to sell their Brooklyn New York property, whether a single family residential property, an apartment building, a commercial property, mixed use, multi family, co op or condo, vacant land or a development opportunity, call us. You will be very happy that you did.
We always bring our clients the top market price for their property and provide exceptional personalized service from initial consultation to closing.
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