Crown Heights Brooklyn is a neighborhood of cultural and religious diversity, of century old Brownstones, of new glass and steel Loft buildings, of Brooklynites that have been here for decades and now becoming a neighborhood with many young families, young professionals and artists.
Crown Heights is an architecturally rich neighborhood with a housing stock of brownstone, brick and limestone townhouses on blocks and blocks of gorgeous tree lined Streets. In the Botanic Garden Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest,Crown Heights blocks each year, are always a contender. Last year Crown Street between Bedford and Rogers tied for 3rd place!
Residential Real Estate in Crown Heights for today's market is generally in the following price range: One family, 6 bedroom, 4 full and one partial bath, 2,700 square feet Brownstone Townhouse on a Landmark block with two floors plus a finished basement in the $1.4M range, Two family Barrelfront Brownstone, 6 bedrooms, 2 full and one partial bath, period details throughout, 4,300 square feet also in the $1.4M range, Three family, 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,600 square feet brick townhouse in the $1.2M range, Two bedroom Condominium apartment with 1 full bath, 4 rooms, 800 square feet, low common charges in the $600,000 range, Three bedroom,5 rooms, 1 full bath Condominium apartment in a Pre War, Art Deco, Doorman building, 1,300 square feet, in the range of $825,000 and a one bedroom, 1 bath Co-op apartment, 650 square feet, in the range of $325,000.
The Annual West Indian Parade and Carnival is held in Crown Heights on the first Monday in September. The parade represents the Caribbean Islands of Tobago, Trinidad, Haiti, Barbados, Domenica, Saint Lucia, Jamaica, Saint Vincent and Grenada as well as the South American countries of Guyana and Suriname as well as the Central American country of Belize.
Crown Heights offers a wide variety of shopping and dining experiences. You can choose from the many West Indian and Jewish bakeries and food shops such as Wedge cheese shop located at 728 Franklin Avenue, The Winey Neighbor, wine shop, located at 679 Washington Avenue where each bottle comes with a card suggesting a musical artist to listen to while enjoying your purchase at home, and many different restaurants serving everything from goat curry, jerk chicken, red snapper, Israeli falafel, mexican food etc... Examples of some local eateries are: Gombo's Kosher Bakery located at 328 Kingston Avenue, serving scrumptious rugelah, cinamon buns and cookies, Guero's neighborhood Tanqueria located at 605 Prospect Place, where you can enjoy blackened catfish tacos and wash it down with a fresh squeezed lime margarita, Lincoln Station, restaurant/market, located at 409 Lincoln Place, where you can choose from Rotisserie Chicken, inventive salads, sandwiches and a selection of beers and wines, Mayfield Bar/Restaurant located at 688 Franklin Avenue, which uses local ingredients to make such dishes as Fluke Cerviche and cornmeal fried oysters and Pete Zaas Pizzeria located at 766 Classon Avenue, which serves pizza's named Cold Fried Chicken, Drunken Clams, Baked Potatoes, Crispy Tofu Parmesean as well as several inventive entrees.
Crown Heights is also located near The Brooklyn Museum at 200 Eastern Parkway, Children's Museum, Brooklyn Botanic Garden at 990 Washington Avenue and Prospect Park.
Transportation to Manhattan via subway is very convenient with stations located at Franklin, Kingston, Nostrand and Utica Avenues as well as President Street on the 2,3,4 and 5 trains. Bus lines to the stations are the B12, B14, B17, B43, B44 and the B46. The B45,B15 and B65 run North of Eastern Parkway.
Public Schools in Crown Heights are the following: International Arts Business School, The League School, The School For Human Rights, New Heights Charter School, Achievement First Crown Heights Elememtary School, Middle School and Medgar Evers College.
There are several religious Jewish schools in Crown Heights such as For Girls, Beth Rivkah Academy, Bnos Menachem, Bais Chaya Mushka and Bnos Chomesh. The boy's schools are Oholei Torah and Yeshiva Tomchei Termimim.
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