Clinton Hill Brooklyn is a neighborhood that is not only situated at one of the highest points in the borough, but is flying high with charm, sophistication and an incredible diversity of people, restaurants and things to do.
Clinton Hill is home to The Pratt Institute, located at 200 Willoughby Avenue. Pratt has a School for Information and Library Science as well as programs in Architecture, Art & Interior Design and Industrial Design.
The borders of Clinton Hill are Flushing Ave to the North, Atlantic Ave to the South and from Vanderbilt Ave to Classon Ave.
The Clinton Hill Historic District was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. The district includes the Mansions of Clinton Ave built in the 1870's and 1880's, which are the pride of the neighborhood. Visit our website neighborhood page for a more in depth description of the architecture in Clinton Hill.
As an established Brooklyn Realty company with our brokers and agents servicing Clinton Hill, we see the pricing of residential real estate in today's market as follows: Co op apartments are in the $600.00 per square foot to $750.00 per square foot price range for example a 2 bedroom, 2 bath 1,162 square foot apartment has an asking price of $900,000 and the range goes lower than this to a 1 bedroom 1 bath 840 square foot apartment which has an asking price of $499,000. Condominium apartments can be in the $750.00 to $875.00 per square foot price range for example a 2 bedroom 2 bath 1,040 square foot apartment has an asking price of $899,000, a 3 bedroom 2 bath 1,300 square foot apartment is asking $995,000, a 1 bedroom 1 bath 725 square foot apartment is asking $625,000 and a 2 bedroom 1 bath 920 square foot apartment is asking $759,000. A Brownstone Townhouse with 5 bedrooms and 3+ 1/2 baths that is 2,600 square feet is priced at $2.15M and up or $800+ per square foot in Clinton Hill today.
Public transportation serving Clinton Hill consists of the C and G trains, both stop at Washington Ave and the G train stops at Classon Ave. Bus lines are the #54 which runs along Myrtle Ave, the #52 which runs along Greene Ave and the #69 which runs North and South along Vanderbilt Ave shuttling passengers to and from Prospect Park.
Schools in the neighborhood besides Pratt are Elementary School P.S. 11 Purvis J. Beham, High School Benjamin Banneker Academy and a Success Academy Charter School.
What to do in terms of entertainment in and around Clinton Hill is a spectacular group of choices ranging from BAM, Smith Street, Court Street, The Barclay Center and Fort Greene Park nearby to Clinton Hill as well as Prospect Park also nearby.
The selection of cuisines and restaurants to choose from in Clinton Hill is amazing. Just to name a few good restaurants, check out the following:
There is LocandoVini Olii located at 129 Gates Ave, Aita located at 132 Greene Ave and Bella Osteria located at 860 Fulton Street for Italian food, Masaki Teriyaki & Sushi located at 13 Putnam Ave for Japanese food, Pilar Cuban Eatery located at 393 Classon Ave for Cuban food, The Runner located at 458 Myrtle Ave for American Traditional cuisine, Marietta located at 285 Grand Ave for Southern cuisine (supposedly the best fried chicken!), Lunita's located at 1039A Fulton St. for Breakfast and Lunch home cooked food, Three Letters located at 930 Fulton St. for French food and last but not least El Cofre located at 454 Myrtle Ave for latin American food. Enjoy!!
For more information on Clinton Hill or if you are planning to sell your home, mixed use or investment property call Jeff or Anna at 718-375-2065. You will be very happy that you did.