Prospect Park, New York, NY

Prospect Park Neighborhood Guide New York, NY

About

Description

Prospect Park is a vibrant neighborhood nestled in the heart of Brooklyn, New York. Known for its lush and spacious namesake park, Prospect Park, this vibrant area blends the tranquility of nature with the urban charm of New York City. The neighborhood is bordered by noteworthy areas like Park Slope and Crown Heights, with the bustling Grand Army Plaza at its north end. It offers convenient access to several subway lines and is serviced by the I-278, offering an easy commute to Manhattan.

What You Will Love about Prospect Park, New York, New York/

  • You'll love the scenic beauty and outdoor activities available in the large Prospect Park, complete with its own zoo and lake.
  • Prospect Park neighborhood has a rich cultural scene, housing the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the LeFrak skating rink.
  • The area is known for its diverse dining scene, featuring cuisines from around the world.
  • Despite its urban location, the neighborhood maintains a strong community essence with regular farmers markets and community events.

What’s Nearby

Prospect Park is near several Brooklyn landmarks including the Brooklyn Museum, a world-class institution with an extensive art collection, and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, a 52-acre garden known for its stunning Japanese garden and annual cherry blossom festival. The trendy Park Slope area, renowned for its restaurants and shops, is a short walk away.

Lifestyle

Prospect Park provides an urban retreat for those desiring a green lifestyle in the thick of the city. The area attracts a diverse mix of families, artists, and professionals, creating a vibrant and community-oriented atmosphere. It balances its bustling activity with a relaxed park-side setting, offering a unique blend of city living and natural tranquility.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 936 restaurants, 245 grocery stores, and 108 parks within a mile of the Prospect Park neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    2000 Gourmet

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    17 Lincoln Rd

  • GROCERY
    Lincoln Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    33 Lincoln Rd

  • GROCERY
    The Great GoogaMooga Festival

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    95 Prospect Park W

  • GROCERY
    Wholesome Gourmet Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Gourmet Store, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    534 Flatbush Ave

  • GROCERY
    Papa & Sons Food

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    534 Flatbush Ave

  • GROCERY
    Oeg Fruit & Vegetable

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

    0.4 miles

    1133 Washington Ave

Prospect Park Apartments and Rentals

106 Rental properties in Prospect Park, New York, NY.

  • 109 Winthrop St #2A property

    $3,750

    109 Winthrop St #2A

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

  • 24 Sterling St #1 property

    $3,400

    24 Sterling St #1

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1300 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 15 E 19th St #2C property

    $2,900

    15 E 19th St #2C

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

  • 85 Eastern Pkwy #1F property

    $3,500

    85 Eastern Pkwy #1F

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

  • 40 Ocean Pkwy #1A property

    $2,500

    40 Ocean Pkwy #1A

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    800 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 195 Terrace Pl property

    $5,500

    195 Terrace Pl

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1200 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
4.5%
6.5%
utilities
1.5%
4.6%
food
1.5%
3%
transportation
4.7%
2.2%
healthcare
0.3%
0.5%

Prospect Park Demographics

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Prospect Park Reviews

people smiling
  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 6 of 6 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 6 of 6 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 6 of 6 renters

  • Safe For Families

    Yes

    Say 6 of 6 renters

  • Well Lit

    Yes

    Say 6 of 6 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 5 of 6 renters

Prospect Park Transportation

walk bike and transit

MTA Subway - Prospect Park

Train Stop

Flatbush Ave

Mta Bus - Lincoln Rd & Flatbush Av

Other

57 Lincoln Rd

MTA Subway - 15th St/Prospect Park

Train Stop

Prospect Park

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Prospect Park Schools

Neighborhoods Around Prospect Park

NeighborhoodStudioAvg RentAnnual Change
SoHoNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$6,750
97%
Park SlopeNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$2,500--
East VillageNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$5,337
4%
Downtown ManhattanNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$5,425
19%
Financial DistrictNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$3,800
12%
DowntownNeighborhood in Brooklyn, New-york$3,561
5%
Prospect HeightsNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$2,312--
Sunset ParkNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
Brooklyn HeightsNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$2,800--
DowntownNeighborhood in Queens, New-york$5,223
12%
FlatbushNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$1,900--
Downtown BrooklynNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$3,570
5%
GreenpointNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
Bay RidgeNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
BushwickNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$2,289--
Lower East SideNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
DUMBONeighborhood in New-york, New-york$2,950--
TribecaNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
Fort GreeneNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$3,411--
Northern BrooklynNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$3,932
5%
Northwestern BrooklynNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$3,570--
South BrooklynNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$3,000--
Greenwich VillageNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$4,500--
WilliamsburgNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$3,932
2%
Cobble HillNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
Crown HeightsNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$2,350--
RidgewoodNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
Bedford-StuyvesantNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$2,000--
Alphabet CityNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$5,337
3%
NoLitaNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$3,850--
CanarsieNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
Red HookNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
BrownsvilleNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
BensonhurstNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
Battery Park CityNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
BoweryNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$2,200
4%
Southern BrooklynNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$2,335--
East New YorkNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$1,700--
GravesendNeighborhood in New-york, New-york----
Sheepshead BayNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$2,335--
Hudson SquareNeighborhood in New-york, New-york$3,425
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