Lefferts Garden

Caribbean flavors and quaint townhouses typify this easily accessible Brooklyn neighborhood.

An ethnically diverse neighborhood bordering Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, Lefferts Garden mixes easy accessibility with down-to-earth amiability. Serving up some of NYC’s finest Caribbean cuisine on the ground floors of its brownstones and townhouses, this neighborhood is appreciated for its quiet streets and commuter-friendly location.

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Lefferts Garden is within Brooklyn and Flatbush and bordered by Crown Heights and East Flatbush

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

  • Public transit is Easy
  • Having a car is Possible

Unpretentious Along Prospect Park

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Lefferts Garden comprises an easy-going community along Brooklyn's beloved park, Prospect Park.

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Mostly residential and mainly low-key, this Brooklyn neighborhood maintains an even keel.

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It's easy to reach Manhattan from Lefferts Garden. The neighborhood has its own subway station.

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Caribbean Influence in Lefferts Garden

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Lefferts Garden stands out for its culinary culture–Caribbean markets and restaurants populate the neighborhood.

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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:

Cameron Blaylock

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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.