Prospect Heights is a northwest Brooklyn neighborhood. Its traditional boundaries are Flatbush Avenue to the west, Atlantic Avenue to the north, Eastern Parkway to the south, and Washington Avenue to the east.
The neighborhood offers easy subway access to Manhattan, plenty of green space in Prospect Park, and reasonable apartment rentals. Housing in the neighborhood is: a mix of Brooklyn brownstone, limestone and brick houses; carriage houses and freestanding mansions; multi-family apartment buildings; and condominiums.
Prospect Heights has access to most of the cultural institutions in the area – its own Museum Mile featuring the Brooklyn Museum, the Botanical Gardens, and the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library.
Shopping, restaurants and nightlife abound on Vanderbilt Avenue, with new boutiques, bars and places to eat continually opening.
Prospect Heights was chosen by New York Magazine as an up-and-coming residential hot spot in “Where to Live in 2014” and ranked #9 on the magazine’s 2010 “The Best Places to Live in New York”.