Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights, a picturesque, affluent neighborhood, boasts a rich history reflected in its well-preserved brownstone homes and mansions and views of the skyline.

The neighborhood is known for its iconic Brooklyn Heights Promenade offering stunning views of the Manhattan skyline, Statue of Liberty, New York Harbor, and Brooklyn Bridge.

This residential neighborhood is home to many celebrities and embraces a tranquil atmosphere amid the bustling city,

Historic landmarks include Plymouth Church, a pivotal abolitionist site, and the Brooklyn Historical Society where visitors can learn about the the borough’s rich past.

Neighborhood Highlights:

  • The Brooklyn Heights section of Brooklyn Bridge Park (shared with DUMBO) offers waterfront views of the New York Harbor, piers full of recreational courts, areas, trails, and gardens plus a serene escape amidst lush greenery and unrivaled views of the iconic Manhattan skyline.
  • The Squibb Park Bridge is a popular photography spot from a suspended pedestrian pathway connecting the Brooklyn Heights Promenade area to the verdant, Brooklyn Bridge Park and its lush gardens.
  • The Brooklyn Heights Promenade is an iconic vantage point, the promenade features historic mansions, a large elevated pathway full of benches, and panoramic views of the New York Harbor, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and Manhattan skyline.
  • The “Fruit Streets” of Brooklyn Heights, charmingly named after fruits feature a delightful collection of picturesque residential lanes adorned with historic brownstones and mansions. This offers a glimpse into the architectural elegance of the neighborhood that makes it one of the most sought-after areas in NYC to live for celebrities and prosperous families.
  • The Center for Brooklyn History is an archival treasure trove, chronicling the borough’s diverse narratives through an extensive collection of documents, photographs, and artifacts.
  • Adam Yauch Park is a playground and tribute to the legendary Beastie Boys member at the location of the same playground he used growing up in Brooklyn Heights.