Sunset Park

Sunset Park, a diverse neighborhood in Brooklyn, boasts a rich tapestry of cultural influences. Known for its hilly Sunset Park with panoramic views of the city skyline and the Statue of Liberty, this area is famous for Brooklyn’s vibrant Chinatown, drawing visitors with its bustling markets, authentic eateries, and cultural festivities. 

Additionally, Sunset Park is a hub for Latin American communities, contributing to its incredible culinary scene. 

Sunset Park is also home to the historic Green-Wood Cemetery and revitalized shipping terminal and industrial complex at Industry City where you can find the city’s only Japan Village among artist studios, shops, restaurants, and gathering spaces set among murals.

Neighborhood Highlights:

  • Green-Wood Cemetery is among the earliest rural cemeteries in the country founded in 1838 swiftly gained global acclaim for its stunning architecture and aesthetics making it one of the top tourist destinations in the state in the Victorian era. It houses notable figures in New York history, ornate tombstones and mausoleums, and a labyrinth of verdant pathways with views of the city skyline and Statue of Liberty.
  • The neighborhood is home to the largest East Asian community in Brooklyn. Along 8th Avenue you can find Brooklyn’s Chinatown where you can find fresh markets, herbal tea shops, and seafood vendors, offering a flavorful journey in this cultural enclave.
  • Along 5th Avenue in Sunset Park is where you’ll encounter the vibrant Latin American communities and diaspora with an array of authentic eateries, lively shops, and cultural events.
  • Industry City originally was a historic industrial complex and shipping terminal, it has evolved into a dynamic space housing offices, shops, restaurants, breweries, distilleries, and creative studios hosting seasonal events.
  • Sunset Park, the neighborhood’s namesake, is situated on one of Brooklyn’s highest points offering breathtaking views of the skyline and New York Harbor. The park offers diverse recreational spaces and a historic public swimming pool in the summer.