Gowanus, Brooklyn New York is in the South part of the borough, bounded by Wyckoff Street on the North, Fourth Avenue to the East, Gowanus Expressway to the South and Bond Street to the West.
Gowanus has exciting neighbors that it is adjacent to such as Park Slope, Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Red Hook, Fort Greene and Greenwood Heights. Despite the issue of the badly polluted Gowanus Canal and plans for a major cleanup of the canal, Gowanus has developed an industrial chic identity of it’s own. The vitality of the Gowanus neighborhood and real estate market is evident with numerous condominium projects completed and units placed on the market for sale, houses are selling at record prices and many restaurants, bars and galleries have opened over the last 10 years. Gowanus real estate is in high demand. Some examples of the range in price for properties in today’s Gowanus are:
One 2 family home with 1,800 square feet, 12 rooms, 4 bedrooms and 3 baths is asking $1.659M. There is another completely renovated 2 family home with 12 rooms and 5 bedrooms with an asking price of $2.495M.
One 3 family home currently on the market has 14 rooms, 8 bedrooms and 3 baths with an asking price of $2.1M. Another beautifully renovated 3 family with 2,394 square feet has 12 rooms, 5 bedrooms and 3 baths and is asking $2.395M.
There is a 4 family house currently on the market with 12 rooms, 8 bedrooms and 4 baths asking $3.5M.
Condominium asking prices range from: $597,000 for a 539 square foot, 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit to $625,000 for a 643 square foot 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit to $765,000 for a 721 square foot 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit to $1.390M for a 1,043 square foot 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit to $1.549M for a 1,216 square foot 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit to $1.739M for a 1,400 square foot, 3 bedroom, 2 bath unit.
Gowanus has some good public schools. Some of them are:
P.S. 172 Beacon School of Excellence located at 825 4th Avenue, serving grades PK – 5.
P.S. 295 located at 330 18th Street, serving grades PK – 5.
P.S. 124 Silas B Dutcher located at 515 4th Avenue, serving grades PK-5.
P.S. 32 Samuel Mills Sprole School located at 317 Hoyt Street, serving grades PK-5.
Subway service into Manhattan from Gowanus consists of the BMT D, N and R trains on the 4th Avenue line and the F and G trains.
There are some good places to eat in Gowanus that you may want to try:
Black Mountain Wine House located at 415 Union Street for great food and great wine.
Three’s Brewing located at 333 Douglass Street, for great food in a great bar.
Insa located at 328 Douglass Street, for traditional Korean barbecue, great cocktails and a private room for Karaoke.
Runner and Stone located at 285 3rd Avenue, a bakery restaurant in the farm to table style and for good pasta.
Pig Beach located at 480 Union Street, a meat mecca with guest pit masters from around the country.
Freek’s Mill located at 285 Nevins Street, a cozy spot where beautifully prepared seasonal fare is served along with a good wine list.
Baba’s Pierogies located at 295 3rd Avenue, for Eastern European comfort food.
My Cuban Spot located at 488 Carroll Street, where you’ll find a Miami chef with Cuban roots serving up delicious sandwiches and empanadas.
Some of the best bars in Gowanus are:
The Bell House located at 149 7th Street, a former warehouse, now a bar and performance space.
Mission Dolores located at 249 4th Avenue, a sports bar with pinball machines and board games.
High Dive located at 243 5th Avenue, with a wide variety of beers and liquors.
For live entertainment in Gowanus there is:
Littlefield located at 635 Sackett Street, an old textile warehouse transformed into a live music space, comedy club, art, film and theatre space.
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