The neighborhood of Park Slope is located within the city of New York, New York.
Park Slope is a great neighborhood for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. It is especially easy to find bustling places in this part of the city. Even though there are relatively few nearby entertainment venues, there are usually masses of people around, and finding one of the around 30 bars is very easy as they are generally situated in very convenient locations. Main streets, including 5th Street, are very good for those who like going out. There is a fair amount of greenery in this neighborhood; there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to relax in, such as Washington Park and Park, which makes it very easy to reach them. In addition, residents will find that the majority of streets have reasonably good tree coverage.
Small apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing roughly half of the dwellings in Park Slope, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and duplexes. This part of the city has a variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the remainder are owners. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this part of the city were built before the 1960s, when a large proportion of the housing growth happened.
Locals will welcome that no matter where their property is situated in this neighborhood, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Regarding eating, property owners in this part of the city will be pleased to learn that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Moreover, with over 350 restaurants and over 50 coffee shops, Park Slope is an excellent area in which to go out to eat. Residents benefit from a very large number of nearby clothing stores, for example on Dean Street.
This part of the city does not require driving because various other modes of transportation are available. Owing to many nearby rapid transit stations with access to the R | Broadway Local Line, 3 | 7 Avenue Express Line, 2 | 7 Avenue Express Line, F | Queens Blvd Express/ 6 Av Local Line, Q | Broadway Express Line, W | Broadway Local Line, G | Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown Line, N | Broadway Local Line, B | 6 Avenue Express Line, D | 6 Avenue Express Line and 4 | Lexington Avenue Express Line, and a few nearby bus lines, home owners can count on public transit to move around in Park Slope. Physically active people will also value the very walk-friendly nature of Park Slope; meeting daily needs is very convenient on foot, and a variety of businesses are especially close by. A fair number of people in the area use their bicycle since the bicycling network is reasonably comprehensive, and bike-share stations are never more than a few blocks away.