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Eastern Parkway
Crown Heights, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$5,243
By Spencer Latham, 7 hours ago
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Eastern Parkway
Crown Heights, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$5,221
By Soroosh Golbabae, 9 hours ago
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Eastern Parkway
Crown Heights, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$5,243
By Avishag Iluz, 7 hours ago
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Crown Heights, Brooklyn NY, 11...
Crown Heights, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$3,696
By Bernard Anjou Jr, 9 hours ago
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Eastern Parkway
Crown Heights, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$5,221
By Marc Dawins Bathold, 8 hours ago
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St. Johns Place
Crown Heights, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$4,150
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By Laverne Goulbourne, 1 day ago
2 Bed / Flex 3
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St. Johns Place
Crown Heights, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$3,995
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By Laverne Goulbourne, 2 days ago
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St. Johns Place
Crown Heights, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$3,500
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12 Ford Street, Apt 4
Crown Heights, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,890
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By Ruben Rayside, 1 day ago
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Eastern Parkway
Crown Heights, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$5,221
By Soroosh Golbabae, 9 hours ago
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Crown Heights, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$5,500
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By Glenn Edwards, 2 days ago
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Crown Heights

Off the east side of Prospect Park in Central Brooklyn lies the diverse and lively neighborhood of Crown Heights. Mostly residential, this neighborhood also boasts a vibrant nightlife and restaurant scene that makes the area popular with young adults.

Crown Heights Apartments

Crown Heights

Off the east side of Prospect Park in Central Brooklyn lies the diverse and lively neighborhood of Crown Heights. Mostly residential, this neighborhood also boasts a vibrant nightlife and restaurant scene that makes the area popular with young adults.

Fun Facts and History of Crown Heights

Crown Heights began its life a bit later than most Brooklyn neighborhoods, becoming a residential area only after the revolutionary war. However, once it got going in the early 1800’s, it quickly became a haven for secondary homes of the wealthy King’s County elite. This popularity only increased when train lines were extended to the area in the late 1800’s.

While many of those older Victorian homes are still around, brownstone row houses were built in the early 1900’s to thrust the area into the modern day. Around the 1950’s Crown Heights began to see an influx of diversity with large populations of black and immigrant communities moving into the neighborhood.

The 1970’s were a turbulent time for the city, and Crown Heights was no exception. Neglect and escalating tensions eventually led to the Crown Heights Riot of 1991, which was such a tragic event that community leaders gathered in mourning and decided that something must be done. A rejuvenation project began that brought the community together in celebration of its diversity. Now, Crown Heights is a peaceful area where families and young professionals can rest after a long day in the city.

Crown Heights Buildings

Crown Heights is mostly made up of single family homes and mid sized apartment complexes. It's rare to find a building taller than six stories in this neighborhood. The look of these pre-war buildings is by design, as a number of preservation efforts keep the neighborhood historic.

Atmosphere of Crown Heights

Crown Heights is one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Popular with young professionals and artists, there’s a growing nightlife here. Many bars have in house DJ’s and even more have performance venues for live music, comedy, and poetry readings.

There’s also a suburban vibe to this neighborhood. This might seem like a weird fusion, but Crown Heights makes it work, having more quiet areas for families to live while also catering to its growing population of young people.

Family Score for Crown Heights

Crown Heights is a very suburban neighborhood. While the nightlife is growing, most venues are respectful of their neighbors, so noise is never too much of an issue. The neighborhood is also very safe. The most prevalent crime is vandalism, with violent crime being very rare. Home to many schools and hospitals, this area is a good place to raise a family.

Notable Schools in Crown Heights
  • Medgar Evers College
  • High School for Public Service: Heroes of Tomorrow
  • The School of Integrated Learning MS354

Notable Residents of Crown Heights
  • Maggie Haberman: Journalist
  • Norman Mailer: Author
  • Noel Pointer: Jazz Violinist

Transportation Options in Crown Heights

The New York City subway line provides great service to the Crown Heights Area. The A and C trains provide access to the northern part of the neighborhood while the 3 and 4 trains provide access to the south. The southwestern portion of the neighborhood is also accessible via the 2 and 5 trains.

Biking is extremely popular in this area. While bike lanes are slowly being added, the streets are decently wide and traffic isn’t that heavy, making the neighborhood safe and easy to navigate. Citi Bike also has several docking stations in the area for your convenience.

Driving is also a good option in this area due to ample parking and lack of traffic.

Landmarks and Neighborhood Treasures of Crown Heights
  • 23rd Regiment Armory
  • Crown Height North Historic District
  • 770 Eastern Parkway

Act Like a Local in Crown Heights
  • Are you a fan of botany? Head over to the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens and smell the flowers!
  • A stroll through Prospect Park on a beautiful day is one of the best ways to spend an afternoon.
  • For a family friendly, educational afternoon, head to the Brooklyn Children's Museum!
  • Seeking some good ole fashioned comfort food? Try Catfish on Bedford avenue for a truly Cajun experience.
  • If you want to relax with a nice cocktail, head to Bar Meridian for a cozy atmosphere.

Read About Crown Heights

Learn More About Crown Heights
For those interested, Crown Heights currently has 156 residential listings advertised on the market for rent. From data that we've compiled, listings range from $2,643 in the lower quartile to $3,674 in the upper quartile. Generally speaking, the median rental price is $3,000 or $39 / ft². For those interested in renting a listing in this search area, there are currently 7 studio, 46 one-bedroom, 49 two-bedroom, 45 three-bedroom, and 9 four+ bedroom properties available for rent.
For your convenience, we've included a more detailed breakdown of rental pricing by median bedroom sizes here:
Bedrooms Rent Rent / ft²
Studio $2,300 $72
1 BR $2,618 $43
2 BR $3,195 $49
3 BR $3,599 $35
4+ BR $3,667 $37

We make sure to refresh our rental listings every hour in order to provide you with the newest and most up-to-date inventory available on the market.

Crown Heights is located within Kings County, New York. This area currently has 2,606,852 residents in 938,803 households. Out of the total population, 40.12% of the residents speak another language at home instead of English. The majority of the inhabitants in this county are currently unmarried and have a median age of 34.5.

When looking at residents older than 25, 25.80% have graduated from high school, 20.68% have a bachelor's degree, and 13.40% have obtained their master's degree or above. Employment rate is typically around 57.8% and the median income in this county is $50,640.

At least 70.55% of those living in this county rents their homes. Most residents will commute to work by public transportation with an average commute time of 42.0 minutes.

Geographically, Kings County, New York is a part of the New York - Newark, NY - NJ - CT Urban Area. This county is currently home to 18,812,161 residents, or 6,707,347 households with a median income of $68,319. the New York - Newark, NY - NJ - CT Urban Area residents have a median age of 37.8 and 50.07% are currently renting their homes in the area.

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