Clinton Hill

Cobblers, cafes, and confectioners amass along the G Line in Clinton Hill.

When it comes to Brooklyn neighborhoods, Clinton Hill plays crowd favorite. Celebrated for its diversity of people, restaurants, and activities, Clinton Hill caters to Pratt Institute students and ambitious professionals alike. Artsy but not over-the-top and cool but not unapproachable, this laid-back neighborhood deserves its amiable reputation. Add accessibility to Clinton Hill’s affability, and it’s easy to understand why this neighborhood has so many fans.

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On the Map

Clinton Hill is within Brooklyn and bordered by Crown Heights, Fort Greene, Williamsburg, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Prospect Heights, and Bedford-Stuyvesant

JFK Airport: 30 minutes by cab without traffic
Laguardia Airport: 20 minutes by cab without traffic
Times Square: 30 minutes by subway
Wall Street / Financial District: 18 minutes by subway

  • Public transit is Easy
  • Having a car is Possible

Clinton Hill's Cool, Calm, and Collected Ambiance

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Nothing seems to confound Clinton Hill. Residents take life in stride, preferring a leisurely pedal to a lead foot.

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The neighborhood still appreciates a personal touch. Most of its cafes advertise on hand-written chalkboards rather than intimidating billboards.

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Clinton Hill's Artistic Inclinations

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Students at Pratt Institute contribute to the neighborhood's artistic edge.

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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.