Prospect Heights is in Northwest Brooklyn. Neighborhood boundaries are Flatbush Avenue to the West, Atlantic Avenue to the North, Eastern Parkway (at Grand Army Plaza) to the South and Washington Avenue to the East. Surrounding neighborhoods are Fort Greene to the North, Prospect Park to the South, Park Slope to the West and Crown Heights to the East.
Prospect Heights today is a combination of historic Brooklyn and a new urban Brooklyn. There is a great sense of community amongst Prospect Heights’s diverse residents living in the neighborhood for decades. The streets of Prospect heights are quiet and serene with blocks of beautifully kept brownstone homes, quaint shops and great restaurants and bars.
The lifestyle in Prospect Heights is culture rich with The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, The Brooklyn Public Library, Prospect Park with events and activities year round and so much more. According to a recent Streeteasy report, Prospect Heights is one of the top 10 New York City neighborhoods to watch in 2019!
Today’s real estate market in Prospect Heights is strong with values higher than ever before. Some examples of asking prices for residential properties are:
For a condominium apartment with 596 square feet, 3 rooms, 1 bedroom and 1 bath, asking is $695,000, for an 824 square foot, 3 room, 1 bedroom and 1 bath, asking is $899,000, for a 1,122 square foot, 1 bedroom and 1 bath, asking is $999,000, for a 1,187 square foot, room open layout with 1 bath, asking is $1.249M, for an 1,102 square foot, 4 room, 2 bedroom and 2 bath, asking is $1.375M, for a 1,090 square foot, 4 room, 2 bedroom and 2 bath, asking is $1.450M, for a 1,281 square foot, 6 room, 3 bedroom and 2 bath, asking is $1.595M, for a 1,181 square foot, 4 room, 2 bedroom and 2 bath, asking is $1.725M, for a 1,475 square foot, 6 room, 3 bedroom and 2 bath, asking is $1.749M, for a 1,548 square foot, 5 room, 2 bedroom and 2 bath, asking is $1.850M, for a 2,032 square foot, 5 room, 2 bedroom and 2.5 bath, asking is $1.899M, for a 1,268 square foot, 5 room, 3 bedroom and 2 bath, asking is $2.2M, for a 1,429 square foot, 4 room, 2 bedroom and 2.5 bath, asking is $2.275M, for a 1,572 square foot, 4 room, 2 bedroom and 2.5 bath, asking is $2.5M, for a 2,660 square foot, 4 room Penthouse unit with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, asking is $3.4M and for a 2,969 square foot, 6 room Penthouse unit with 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths, asking is $7.715M.
There is a newly completed residential Condominium project located at 280 St Marks Avenue, between Vanderbilt Avenue and Underhill Avenue. Designed by DXA and developed by DNA Development, this building has 31 units. Each unit has beautiful finishes with gorgeous kitchens and baths. There is a roof terrace, community room, public garden, children’s playroom and an outdoor recreation space with a gym and bike room.
For a Coop apartment with 3 rooms, 1 bedroom and 1 bath, asking is $599,000, for a 4 room, 2 bedroom and 1 bath, asking is $635,000, for a 4 room, 2 bedroom and 1 bath, asking is $675,000, for a 4 room, 2 bedroom and 1 bath, asking is $699,000, for a 3.5 room, 1 bedroom and 1 bath, asking is $749,000, for a 4 room, 2 bedroom and 1 bath, asking is $875,000, for an 1,101 square foot, 5 room, 2 bedroom and 2 bath, asking is $929,000, for a 1,364 square foot, 4.5 room, 2 bedroom and 2 bath, asking is $1.3M and for a 7 room, 4 bedroom and 2.5 bath, asking is $2.5M.
For a 1 family townhouse with 1,400 square feet, 5 rooms, 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, asking is $1.699M.
For a 2 family townhouse with 2,536 square feet, 6 rooms, 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, asking is $1.950M and for a 3,848 square foot with 13 rooms, 6 bedrooms and 3 baths, asking is $3.625M.
For a 3 family townhouse with 3,760 square feet and 13 rooms, asking is $2.999M, for a 4,000 square foot, 10 room, 6 bedroom and 3 baths, asking is $3.1M and for a 4,224 square foot residence, asking is $3.350M.
For a 4 family townhouse with 4,000 square feet, 16 rooms, 8 bedrooms and 4 baths, asking is $5M.
There are several subway stops in Prospect Heights at The Eastern Parkway Brooklyn Museum station, The Grand Army Plaza subway station, the Bergen Street station and The Barclay Center station. The trains that can be accessed at those stations are the 2,3,4,5,A,C,D,N,R,B and Q.
Some of the schools in Prospect Heights are:
P.S. 705 Brooklyn Arts and Science Elementary School located at 443 St. Marks Avenue.
P.S. 9 Teunis G Bergen located at 80 Underhill Avenue, serving grades K-5.
I.S. 340 located at 227 Sterling Place, serving grades 6,7 8 and SE.
Brooklyn East collegiate Charter School located at 832 Marcy Avenue, serving grades 5-9.
Luria Academy of Brooklyn located at 238 St. Marks Avenue, serving grades PK, K-8.
International High School at Prospect Heights located at 883 Classon Ave, serving grades 9-12.
Prospect Heights has some good restaurants. A few of them are:
Olmsted located at 659 Vanderbilt Avenue. Chef/owner Greg Baxtrom creates seasonally inspired dishes skillfully.
James located at 605 Carleton Avenue serves New American fare.
Tom’s located at 782 Washington Avenue, a circa 1936 American eatery serving breakfast and lunch.
Chuko located at 565 Vanderbilt Avenue serves Ramen bowls and Asian accented appetizers.
Cheryl’s Global Soul located at 236 Underhill Avenue, serving soul food with interesting seasonal and global touches.
Alta Calidad located at 552 Vanderbilt Avenue, serving Tacos, Mexican small plates and shareable main dishes.
Faun located at 606 Vanderbilt Ave, a stylish space serving Italian/American fare.
Morgan’s Barbeque located at 261 Flatbush Avenue, serving Texas style BBQ and southern sides.
Geido located at 331 Flatbush Avenue, serving Sushi in a kid friendly atmosphere.
Look by Plant Love House located at 622 Washington Avenue, serving homestyle Thai noodle dishes, soups and spicy plates.
Banh Mi Place located at 824 Washington Avenue, serving Vietnamese cuisine.
Mitchell’s Soul Food located at 617 vanderbilt Avenue, serving Fried chicken, Collard Greens and Peach Cobbler. A no frills soul food joint.
Nimbooda located at 664 Washington Avenue, serving innovative and classic Indian dishes.
There are some good watering holes in Prospect Heights. A few of them are:
The Way Station located at 683 Washington Avenue featuring live music every other night, a great casual bar and the host of the Prospect Heights Music Festival, a celebration of all things Brooklyn.
Weather Up located at 589 Vanderbilt Avenue, a speakeasy style bar serving exceptional cocktails.
The Bearded Lady located at 686 Washington Avenue, a 1950’s style bar serving great specialty cocktails at $9.00.
Soda Bar located at 629 Vanderbilt Avenue, combination of Brooklyn hip and Dive bar. Great Happy Hour with $3.00 draft bear, a lounge area with couches and a D.J. who likes to get down nice and funky.
Tooker Alley located at 793 Washington Avenue, a speakeasy style bar/lounge serving the finest cocktails and there is Jazz Mondays!
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