Located next to the Narrows Strait of New York Bay, Bay Ridge is a naturally occurring retirement community (a fifth of its residents are age 60 years and older). The neighborhood itself draws in families with it's many limestone and brownstone row houses and brick houses with yards. There is an abundance of Norewgian and Dutch influences within the neighborhood but the area has also attracted Irish, Italian and Greek immigrants. Those who aim to make Bay Ridge their new home can look forward to enjoying the beautiful Owl Head Park, with its skate park, dog run, spray pool, playground and basketball courts.
Neighborhood: Bay Ridge (7th Avenue/Belt Parkway/65th Street)
Population: 80,689 people. 45,350 people per square mile. Population Density of Brooklyn: 34,917 people per square mile
Adjacent Neighborhoods: Sunset Park, Dyker Heights, the Narrows Strait of New York Bay
Public Transit: R at Bayridge to 95th Street. Express buses 27 and 37.
What's Here?: Generations of families…