Brooklyn neighborhood Bedford-Stuyvesant, commonly known as Bed-Stuy by locals, sits nestled between the borders of Williamsburg and Bushwick to the south. It's a hip area riding the curtails of its two booming neighborhoods. Bedford-Stuyvesant is a historical neighborhood with rows of brownstone houses and industrial storefronts. Many newcomers to Brooklyn opt for Bedford-Stuyvesant for its more affordable pricing and its growing community. To keep up with the growing popularity of nearby Williamsburg, Bedford-Stuyvesant residents have poured money into renovating bars, cafes, and restaurants with an increasing rise in locally-owned businesses.
Bedford-Stuyvesant Real Estate - Historic District
The Stuyvesant Heights Historic District is a nationally recognized historic district consisting of 577 residential buildings constructed from 1870 to 1900. The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975 and later added four more blocks in 1996. The district is laid across 17 city blocks with buildings primarily fashioned in the two- and three-story rowhouse style. Aside from residences, the historic district features three historical churches: Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, St. Phillipâ€™s Episcopal Church and Mount Lebanon Baptist Church. Recently in 2013, the district was once again expaned to include the district north to Jefferson Avenue, west to Tompkins Avenue adn east to Malcolm X Avenue.
Transportation in Bedford-Stuyvesant
Bed-Stuy is located directly in the middle of Brooklyn making it easily accessible by taxi, bus, metro, bike or on foot. Hop on the New York City Subway IND Fulton Street Line via the A and C lines. Or you can take the IND Crosstown Line G line or the BMT Jamaica Line via the J, M or Z line.
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