Flatbush

An everyday Brooklyn neighborhood offering convenient access to Manhattan.

Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood is a demure residential area. Located along the southern border of Prospect Park, this modest locale represents an eclectic mix of cultures, cuisines, and architecture. Victorian style homes mingle with brick townhouses, and little awnings demarcate the smattering of local businesses lining Flatbush’s mostly quiet streets—just exercise caution as you head east. Three subways serve this Brooklyn neighborhood, ensuring an easy trek into Manhattan.

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On the Map

Flatbush is within Brooklyn and bordered by Windsor Terrace, Lefferts Garden, Kensington, Flatlands, Midwood, Crown Heights, and East Flatbush

  • Public transit is Easy
  • Having a car is Possible

LaGuardia Airport: 30 minutes by cab without traffic
JFK Airport: 25 minutes by cab without traffic
Wall Street / Financial District: 33 minutes by subway
Times Square: 40 minutes by subway

Residential Calm and Diverse Culture

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Wide avenues and churches that serve a variety of faiths characterize Flatbush, a humble, suburban-feeling community.

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Flatbush is the kind of neighborhood that families call home for generations.

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Liquor stores, clothing shops, and churches compose Flatbush's commercial corridors and neighborhood streetscapes.

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You’ll find some of the best Jamaican food you’ve ever had in our area for cheap. Lots of grocery stores, outdoor produce markets, and a natural foods health store."

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Photography

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

Cameron Blaylock is a photographer and artist living in Brooklyn, NY. In 2010 Cameron received a European Diploma in Fine Arts from Bauhaus-University in Weimar, Germany. Having been a full-time Brooklyn resident for just over one year, the Airbnb Neighborhoods Project helped Cameron further understand and appreciate the massive, multi-layered, singular organism that is New York City.

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