Crown Heights, New York, NY

Crown Heights Neighborhood Guide New York, NY

About

Crown Heights is a vibrant neighborhood located in the central portion of New York City's borough of Brooklyn. Known for its diverse culture and rich history, Crown Heights is home to the popular Brooklyn Children's Museum and the historic Eastern Parkway. The neighborhood is easily accessible through several subway lines and is surrounded by Bedford Stuyvesant to the west, Prospect Heights to the north, and Brownsville to the east.

What You Will Love About Crown Heights, New York, New York

  • The spirited West Indian American Day Carnival that fills the streets with vibrant colors and music every Labor Day.
  • The access to numerous historic landmarks and cultural institutions like the Brooklyn Museum and the Weeksville Heritage Center.
  • The diversity of cuisine options from Caribbean food to Jewish kosher bakeries.

What’s Nearby

Crown Heights is just a stone's throw away from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and the sprawling, beautiful Prospect Park. It's also only a short subway ride to downtown Brooklyn and Manhattan. The close proximity to the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center makes sporting events and concerts easy to attend.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Crown Heights is bustling yet retains a neighborhood feel, offering a blend of cultural institutions, local businesses, and community gardens. The neighborhood is diverse, hosting a mix of long-term residents and young professionals, contributing to its vibrant, unique atmosphere.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 972 restaurants, 305 grocery stores, and 110 parks within a mile of the Crown Heights neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Fine Fare Supermarkets

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    261 Kingston Ave

  • GROCERY
    Fruit & Vegetable West Indian Grocery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    265 Kingston Ave

  • GROCERY
    Kahan's Superette

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    317 Kingston Ave

  • GROCERY
    Mr Greens

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    330 Albany Ave

  • GROCERY
    Raskin's Fruit & Vegetable Mkt

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Fruit and Vegetable Store, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    335 Kingston Ave

  • GROCERY
    Good Deal Deli Grocery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    245 Troy Ave

Crown Heights Apartments and Rentals

488 Rental properties in Crown Heights, New York, NY.

  • 1202 Saint Johns Place property

    $4,500

    1202 Saint Johns Place

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1400 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 73 Cooper St #2 property

    $3,399

    73 Cooper St #2

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1 Unit Available

  • 1776 Broadway #4A property

    $2,700

    1776 Broadway #4A

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    552 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 10 Pleasant Pl #1 property

    $3,464

    10 Pleasant Pl #1

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

  • 10 Pleasant Pl #2 property

    $3,705

    10 Pleasant Pl #2

    4 Beds • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
5.2%
3%
utilities
5.1%
1.8%
food
4.4%
2.8%
transportation
2.7%
0.1%
healthcare
5.9%
6.1%

Crown Heights Demographics

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Crown Heights Reviews

people smiling
  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 12 of 13 renters

  • Nearby Parks

    Yes

    Say 11 of 13 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 10 of 13 renters

  • Near Schools

    Yes

    Say 9 of 13 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 9 of 13 renters

  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 8 of 13 renters

Crown Heights Transportation

walk bike and transit

Walker’s Paradise

95/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Very Bikeable

88/100
Bike Score®

Rider’s Paradise

100/100
2 bus stops, 7 train stops, 1 other stop

MTA-Kingston Ave

Train Stop

288 Kingston Ave

MTA Subway - Nostrand Ave

Train Stop

Eastern Parkway

Brooklyn Limousines Long Island

Other

1452 Atlantic Ave

Source: foursquare.com

Crown Heights Schools

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1%
Prospect ParkNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
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2%
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BrownsvilleNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
Cobble HillNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
CanarsieNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
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4%
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