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
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…
Bay Ridge Apartments
The area has a number of food options, including Arirang Hibachi Steakhouse, Mancini's Wood-fired Pizza, and Golden Dragon. These are located within 184 yards. Fushimi and Hunter's Steak & Ale House are some of the restaurants in the area. There is also a Rite Aid here. Interested parties can shop at New York & Company. A number of shops (including T.j. Maxx) can be found around here.