The neighborhood of Boerum Hill can be found in the city of New York, New York.
Boerum Hill offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. Finding dynamic areas in this neighborhood is especially easy. There are numerous nearby entertainment venues, there are often a very large number of people around, and with its around 10 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. Smith Street in particular offers a vast selection of places to go out at night. The greenery in this part of New York is prominent as most streets have fairly good tree coverage. Parks are especially well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out, which results in them being very easy to reach from most locations in Boerum Hill.
In Boerum Hill, around 40% of buildings are small apartment buildings, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and duplexes. This part of New York has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly 60% of the units in Boerum Hill and 40% are occupied by owners. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place prior to the 1960s.
Locals will value the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from all homes for sale in Boerum Hill. Property owners benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. With regards to food, both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a very short walk from most homes for sale in Boerum Hill. There are approximately 20 grocery stores in this part of the city, and the best choice can be found on streets like Court Street. Likewise, there are over 50 restaurants and about 10 cafes to experience in this area. It is also especially easy to get to a number of clothing stores on foot, for instance on Nevins Street.
Boerum Hill is an excellent part of New York for car-free transportation options. Traveling on foot is especially feasible for house buyers in this neighborhood; most common errands can be run on foot, and there are also innumerable businesses nearby. A fair number of people in the area use their bicycle as Boerum Hill boasts a good cycling infrastructure, and there is usually a bike-share station nearby. Owing to Bergen St Station on the F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line, G | Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown Line and D | 6 Avenue Express Line, and a few nearby bus lines, home owners can depend on public transit to travel in this neighborhood. In contrast, getting around by car is challenging in Boerum Hill. That being said, nearby highways are very easy to drive to from anywhere in Boerum Hill.