Crown Heights is a neighborhood within New York, New York.
Crown Heights is a great part of the city for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding energetic streets is especially easy in this part of the city. Even though there is a narrow selection of entertainment venues, the streets are usually busy with people, and places to go out at night are well-spread throughout the area. Kingston Avenue in particular offers a great variety of bars. This part of New York also features a fair amount of greenery as most streets have reasonably good tree coverage. Access to parks in the neighborhood, like Brooklyn Botanic Gardens and Lincoln Terrace Park, is very easy, since there are over 50 of them close by for residents to visit and many homes for sale have a park nearby.
Most of buildings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Crown Heights, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. This part of the city also has a variety of housing sizes; homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 85% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas owners occupy the remainder. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the city took place prior to the 1960s.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are ordinarily accessible within a very short walk from most houses for sale in Crown Heights. Likewise, there are over 450 restaurants and over 50 cafes to benefit from in Crown Heights. It is also especially convenient to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot. In terms of education, locals will welcome that no matter where their house is located in Crown Heights, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
House buyers in this part of the city are served with several choices to travel without using a car. It is very convenient for pedestrians to move around in this part of New York; most day-to-day errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle, and there are also innumerable businesses in proximity. Crown Heights will also appeal to active home buyers since it is very suited for cycling. More specifically, the bicycling network is very good. Owing to many nearby rapid transit stations with access to the 3 | 7 Avenue Express Line, 2 | 7 Avenue Express Line, 5 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, 5X | Lexington Avenue Express Line, S | Rockaway Park Shuttle Line and 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines, house buyers can rely on public transit to travel in Crown Heights. In contrast, a car is a rather poor transportation option in Crown Heights since the street layout is not very appropriate for getting around by car, and accessing a parking spot is not very easy.