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Address: Pierrepont St & Henry ST, Brooklyn, NY
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
Description: Relax on a bench to people watch, picnic or just take in the breathtaking...
Relax on a bench to people watch, picnic or just take in the breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline along this exclusively pedestrain walkway that is lined with grand historic townhouses and features a playground at Montague Street.
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Architectural Elegance + Modern Shopping & Food for Everyone

Brooklyn Heights has seen it all: large farms came in the aftermath of the Canarsee Indians, the original native population, then the large landowners subdivided the land in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Brooklyn Heights has seen it all: large farms came in the aftermath of the Canarsee Indians, the original native population, then the large landowners subdivided the land in parcels and started advertising “country properties close to Manhattan”. After Robert Fulton’s steam ferry started its regular crossing of the East river in 1814, many became interested in that country life. A... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This lovely neighbourhood is ripe for a stroll in the early evening. Stroll over to the park to see the skyline and then definitely take time to investigate some of the local restaurants like the Cranberry Wine bar and Asya for great Indian food.

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Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The brownstone homes are just fascinating. The area is safe and the homeowners take pride in their homes. People were real friendly in this neighborhood. There are some neat shops in the area. A real nice area of Brooklyn.

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Nederland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This area is noted for the eclectic lifestyle and great view of Manhattan. The Cosby Show came to mind when I saw the Brownstoned homes. This area has quaint restaurants and shops. I found a Sephora! Mt. Sinai is also here.

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Brooklyn, New York
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

they have nice brownstones and beautiful houses area is very safe good food n shopping all court house are near by as well as brooklyn boro building

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful and historic areas of Brooklyn. We enjoyed our day walking around here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The view of Manhattan skyline is worth making the trip to Brooklyn Heights. There are also lots of beautiful historic neighborhoods, charming places to eat and drink and shop.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have taken numeorus UK visitors through the streets of the Heights and they were all impressed how fascinating and beautiful the architecture is. It's a lovely stroll when the linden trees are in bloom and well worth a visit to understand Brooklyn's growth. Still unspoilt.

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Marbella, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

In appearance, similar to Georgetown, DC but more international. And SAHADI'S deli foods are second to NONE. You get hungry by just walking into the store on Atlantic Avenue and breathing in the aroma! Tell the Owner, George Kevorkian's grandson sent you!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

A place where your head is going to twist all the times, as there are so many beautiful buildings, bar reliefs, little decorations and details. Coziest place in New York, I'd love to live on one of those streets

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