Downtown Brooklyn is the northwestern Brooklyn neighborhood. After Lower Manhattan and Midtown Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn is considered the third largest central business district in NYC. It is connected with Manhattan by the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges.
Years ago people didn’t even consider moving to Downtown Brooklyn, because this area was known as a great business and shopping destination. Nowadays Downtown Brooklyn is very comfortable residential area. There has been a significant residential development and rapid transformation during the past ten years. The number of residential and office units has grown up and as a consequence, since 2004 there has been an increase of the residential population.
According to Dumbo moving and storage, many of their customers are actually the students at some public or private institutions like: NYC College of Technology, Pratt Institute, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering and Long Island University. People who move to Downtown Brooklyn are usually fascinated by its brownstones and attractive new apartment buildings and high-rises. It seems that the developers in the neighborhood are restoring brownstones or doing ground-up construction of modern low-rise houses. That’s why Dumbo movers are very busy within Downtown Brooklyn.
Also, Downtown Brooklyn is home to the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower and the MetroTech Center office complex.
Whether you are working or studying in this neighborhood, Downtown Brooklyn offers various residential options.
Also, Downtown Brooklyn is considered as a renowned cultural center. There are a lot of cultural institutions like: The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Roulette, The New York Transit Museum.
Furthermore, there are some points of interest for shoppers: Nordstrom Rack and Armani Exchange, Cloak & Dagger, Fulton Mall,…
Downtown Brooklyn streets are very lively during the day, filled with office workers, tourists, students and residents. There are some locations known for nice entertainment, but it’s not uncommon that residents head to Fort Green, looking for fun and excitement. Some of the most famous clubs are: Brooklyn Brewhouse, Brooklyn Tavern, Bijan’s Brooklyn. However, according to some of Dumbo Moving and Storage customers, there’s a lack of nightlife locations, so the young have to move to another neighborhoods at night.
Some people think that the rush in this neighborhood stops at 5 or 6 p.m. when the working hours are over, which is not the case.
Other than cultural spots and institutions, there are some locations you shouldn’t skip once you reach Downtown Brooklyn. If you are fond of quality food, there are some promising restaurants to visit. A barbeque market- Hill country chicken, Junior’s restaurant, Ganso.
Having 13 subway lines, 15 bus lines, 2 ferry terminals and a Long Island Railroad station, Downtown Brooklyn is considered one of the most crowded areas.
People who move to Downtown Brooklyn, especially those with children are attracted by the green spaces – Cadman Plaza Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Willoughby Square,…
Considering all the benefits of living in this neighborhood, it is not a bad idea to move there, after all. Bare in mind that no matter where you want to move, you can count on our movers’ help. They will organize the moving and make the transition to the new environment much easier for you.