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Encyclopedia > List of Brooklyn, New York neighborhoods

These are the neighborhoods of Brooklyn, one of five boroughs of New York City. Neighbourhood is also a term in topology. ... The Brooklyn Bridge in 1890, seven years after its opening Kings County in New York State Brooklyn is the most populous of the five boroughs of New York City. ... The definitions of the political subdivisions of the state of New York differ from those in certain other countries or even various other U.S. states, leading to misunderstandings regarding the governmental nature of an area. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ...

Northwestern Brooklyn Northern Brooklyn Northeastern Brooklyn
*Boerum Hill *Brooklyn Heights

*Brooklyn Navy Yard Boerum Hill is a small segment of Brooklyn roughly bounded by State Street to the north, 3rd Avenue to the east, Court Street to the west, and Warren Street to the south. ... View of Brooklyn Heights from Manhattan Brooklyn Heights is a neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. ... The New York Naval Shipyard (NYNSY), also known as the Brooklyn Navy Yard , the New York Navy Yard and United States Navy Yard, New York, is located 1. ...


*Carroll Gardens *Clinton Hill Carroll Gardens is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York named for Charles Carroll, a revolutionary war veteran who was also the only Roman Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence. ... Clinton Hill is a small neighborhood in north-central Brooklyn, New York. ...


*Cobble Hill *Downtown Bklyn Cobble Hill is a Brooklyn neighborhood in New York City. ... Skyline of Downtown Brooklyn seen from the East River Downtown Brooklyn is the third largest central business district in New York City (following Midtown Manhattan and Downtown Manhattan), and is located in the northwestern section of the borough of Brooklyn. ...


*DUMBO *Fort Greene DUMBO is the popular name of a neighborhood in Brooklyn, an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass. ... The neighborhood of Fort Greene is listed on the National and New York State Registry of Historic Places, and is a New York City designated Historic District. ...


*Fulton Ferry *Fulton's Landing


*Gowanus *Park Slope Gowanus is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, situated roughly between Red Hook and Carroll Gardens on the west and Park Slope on the east. ... Park Slope is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, roughly bounded by Fourth Avenue, Prospect Park West, Flatbush Avenue, and 16th Street. ...


*Prospect Heights *Red Hook Prospect Heights is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, bounded by Flatbush Avenue, Atlantic Avenue, Eastern Parkway and Washington Avenue. ... Red Hook is a neighborhood of the Borough of Brooklyn, New York. ...


*Vinegar Hill *Windsor Terrace Windsor Terrace is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. ...

*Bushwick

*East Williamsburg Bushwick is a place in the borough of Brooklyn, New York, USA. It was founded in 1661 by Governor Peter Stuyvesant as Boswijck. ... Bushwick is a place in the borough of Brooklyn, New York, USA. It was founded in 1661 by Governor Peter Stuyvesant as Boswijck. ...


*Greenpoint Greenpoint is the northernmost neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. ...


*North Side


*Ridgewood


*South Side


*Williamsburg The Williamsburg Bridge connects the neighborhood to Manhattan Williamsburg is a neighborhood in northern Brooklyn, New York City. ...

*City Line

*Cypress Hills


*East New York East New York is a neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City that is populated almost exclusively by African Americans and Hispanics. ...


*Highland Park


*New Lots New Lots is a section of Brooklyn New York. ...


*Spring Creek


*Starrett City

Central Brooklyn
*Bedford-Stuyvesant *Borough Park *Brownsville *Crown Heights *Ditmas Park *Ditmas Village

*East Flatbush *Farragut *Fiske Terrace *Flatbush *Kensington *Lefferts Manor *Manhattan Terrace *Mapleton Bedford-Stuyvesant is a neighborhood in central Brooklyn, New York. ... Borough Park (or Boro Park), located in Kings County, New York, commonly known as Brooklyn, contains one of the largest religious Jewish neighborhoods outside of Israel. ... Brownsville is a neighborhood in central Brooklyn, New York. ... Crown Heights is a neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City, located to the east of Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. ... East Flatbush is a neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. ... Fiske Terrace is a planned community and neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. ... Flatbush is a neighborhood of the Borough of Brooklyn, a part of New York City. ... Kensington is a neighborhood in the center of the New York City borough of Brooklyn. ...


*Midwood *Ocean Hill *Ocean Parkway *Parkville *Pigtown *Prospect Lefferts Gardens *Prospect Park South *Remsen Village Midwood is a neighborhood located in the south central part of Borough of Brooklyn, New York, roughly half way between Prospect Park and Coney Island. ... In 1866, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux conceived of a network of wide, tree-lined avenues that would cut across the grid of Brooklyn and link its open spaces. ... Pigtown formerly described a neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, existing as such until approximately the end of the 19th century. ... Prospect Park South is a community of Brooklyn, New York City. ...


*Rugby *Weeksville *Wingate

Southwestern Brooklyn Southern Brooklyn Southeastern Brooklyn
*Bath Beach *Bay Ridge

*Bensonhurst *Dyker Heights Bath Beach is a community of Brooklyn, New York City, located at the southwestern edge of the mainland of the Borough on Gravesend Bay. ... Bay Ridge is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. ... Bensonhurst is a blue collar/middle class neighborhood located in the south-central part of New York Citys borough of Italian immigrants moved into the neighborhood, and today their descendants make up the vast majority of its population along with longtime Chinese population. ... Dyker Heights is a neighborhood in southwestern Brooklyn, New York. ...


*Fort Hamilton *New Utrecht Fort Hamilton is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. ... New Utrecht is a neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City. ...


*Sunset Park Sunset Park is a working class community composed primarily of Hispanics, Orthodox Jews, and Chinese. ...

*Brighton Beach *Coney Island

*Gerritsen Beach *Gravesend Brighton Beach is a community on Coney Island in the borough of Brooklyn, New York City. ... Image of Coney Island (middle left of picture) taken by NASA. The peninsula at right is Rockaway, Queens. ... Gerritsen Beach is a Brooklyn neighborhood, located next to Floyd Bennett Field and Manhattan Beach, on Rockaway Inlet. ... Gravesend was one of the original towns in the Dutch colony of Nieuw Amsterdam and became one of the original towns of Kings County in colonial New York. ...


*Homecrest *Manhattan Beach Manhattan Beach is a beach on the Atlantic Ocean situated on the eastern end of Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City. ...


*Plum Beach *Sea Gate


*Sheepshead Bay Body of water Sheepshead Bay is a bay separating the mainland of Brooklyn, New York City from the eastern portion of Coney Island, the latter orignally a barrier island but now effectively an extension of the mainland with peninsulas both east and west. ...

*Barren Island *Bergen Beach

*Canarsie *Flatlands Barren Island, originally an island off the southern end of Brooklyn NY, in Jamaica Bay just opposite Rockaway Peninsula in Queens NY. Today, owing to landfill, it is now connected to the Brooklyn mainland. ... Canarsie is a neighborhood in the eastern portion of the borough of Brooklyn, in New York City. ... Flatlands is a neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City. ...


*Georgetown *Marine Park


*Mill Basin *Mill Island


*Paerdegat Basin

See also

This is a list of neighborhoods in the Bronx, one of five boroughs of New York City. ... This is a complete list of neighborhoods in Manhattan, one of five boroughs of New York City, stated in geographic order, moving from south to north: Lower Manhattan Financial District Civic Center (formerly Five Points) Battery Park City (office, shopping, and housing development) Lower East Side Chinatown Little Italy NoLIta... This is a list of neighborhoods in Queens, one of five boroughs of New York City. ... This is list of neighborhoods in Staten Island, one of five boroughs of New York City. ...

External link

  • Neighborhood Map from NYC Department of City Planning (http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcp/html/neighbor/neighn.html)

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