Brooklyn Heights

Immaculate brownstones, manicured trees, and unmatched views of Manhattan abound.

Brooklyn Heights’ immaculate brownstones and well-tended trees lend it an air of stately regality. Although this neighborhood’s fine establishments cater to those with classic tastes, you don’t have to be an expert sommelier or studied connoisseur to enjoy Brooklyn Heights’ rustic architecture, waterfront real estate, and breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline.

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On the Map

Brooklyn Heights is within Brooklyn and bordered by Downtown Brooklyn, DUMBO, Columbia Street Waterfront, Cobble Hill, and Boerum Hill

Laguardia Airport: 20 minutes by cab without traffic
JFK Airport: 30 minutes by cab without traffic
Wall Street / Financial District: 10 minutes by subway
Times Square: 26 minutes by subway

  • Public transit is Easy
  • Having a car is Difficult

The Height of Brooklyn Style

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Brooklyn Heights is like Manhattan's Upper East Side.

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Prestigious brownstones and regal elegance characterize the neighborhood.

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Brooklyn Heights' bistros and boutiques exude casual warmth and modern panache.

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Cinematic Panoramas at Your Doorstep

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Some of the best views Brooklyn has to offer can be seen from the boardwalk in Brooklyn Heights.

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Residents gather in its community spaces to enjoy stunning views of Manhattan's skyline or jog along the river at sunset.

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Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Julia Robbs

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Born and raised in France, Julia Robbs now calls Brooklyn, NY home. She attended college in Chicago, then moved to Atlanta to study photography before recently settling in what she thinks is the world's best city, New York. She loves capturing quiet details and small moments through her photography, and enjoyed discovering the little nuances that make up each unique neighborhood in NYC while shooting for Airbnb.