The neighborhood of Fort Greene can be found in the city of New York, New York.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors will feel at home in Fort Greene. Finding things to do in this part of the city is especially easy. There are crowds of people around most of the time, numerous of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and with its a few bars, there are options for nighttime activities. The greenery in this area is reasonably prominent; most locations in the neighborhood have fairly good access to public green spaces, including Bridge Park and Park, since there are approximately 20 of them nearby for residents to explore. Residents will also find that numerous tree-lined streets are prominent.
In Fort Greene, the majority of buildings are large apartment buildings, and the remaining houses are mainly small apartment buildings. Most homes in this area were built pre-1960, during its biggest housing boom. This neighborhood has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy around 80% of the dwellings in Fort Greene whereas owners occupy the remainder.
In Fort Greene, home buyers will almost always be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Concerning food, it is especially convenient to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most properties for sale in this area. Likewise, there are over 150 restaurants and around 20 cafes to benefit from in this part of New York. Residents benefit from a very large number of nearby clothing stores, for instance along Dekalb Avenue.
House buyers in this area are presented with various alternatives to move around without the need for a car. Fort Greene is especially well-suited for traveling on foot; many daily needs are very easy to carry out on foot, and a very large number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Fort Greene will also attract active house buyers because it is especially suited for cycling. In particular, there are a good number of bike lanes, and bike-share stations are hardly ever more than a short walk away. Fort Greene is home to an excellent public transit infrastructure as a consequence of 3 rapid transit stations (Lafayette Av Station, Fulton St Station and Atlantic Av - Barclays Center Station) with access to the A | 8 Avenue Express Line, 3 | 7 Avenue Express Line, 2 | 7 Avenue Express Line, Q | Broadway Express Line, G | Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown Line, B | 6 Avenue Express Line, C | 8 Avenue Local Line, 5 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, 5X | Lexington Avenue Express Line and 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, and around 10 nearby bus lines. On the other hand, this area is not particularly car friendly. That being said, most real estate listings are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Brooklyn Queens Expressway.