Neighborhood Guide

Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights is an upper middle class residential neighborhood within the New York City borough of Brooklyn. Originally referred to as 'Brooklyn Village', it has been a prominent area of Brooklyn since 1834. As of 2000, Brooklyn Heights sustained a population of 22,594 people. The neighborhood is part of Brooklyn Community Board 2.[1] The neighborhood is served by the NYPD's 84th Precinct.[2]


Though it’s the most expensive neighborhood in the outer boroughs, Brooklyn Heights is arguably still a good deal. Commute times into the densest parts of Manhattan are faster than all but a few neighborhoods on the island itself. Throw in the newly expanded Brooklyn Bridge Park; perhaps the most beautiful homes in the city (the entire neighborhood is a historic district); and safe, clean, tree-lined streets, and it clearly has a lot to offer. What’s missing? The main retail artery, Montague Street, is underwhelming, and there’s little diversity.

Brooklyn Heights Listings

Size Starting from Available Avg. $/Ft2 DOM
Studio $250.0K 13 $1,097 84
1 BR $350.0K 25 $1,117 94
2 BR $725.0K 39 $1,407 110
3 BR $1.40M 17 $1,430 98


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Brooklyn Heights Buildings