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Address: Pierrepont St & Henry ST, Brooklyn, NY
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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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NYC's first landmarked district

Walking architectural tour... Grace Church (Beautiful) mosaic tile floor, alabaster altar, painted wooden ceiling. The mews across the street in Grace Court Alley give as window... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Terry G
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Darien, Connecticut

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Darien, Connecticut
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56 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking architectural tour... Grace Church (Beautiful) mosaic tile floor, alabaster altar, painted wooden ceiling. The mews across the street in Grace Court Alley give as window into XIXth century life in Brooklyn as do the carriage houses along Hicks Street. The homes built at corner of Hicks and Warren feature all exterior stairwells, built at a time when awareness of... More 

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Thank Terry G
Austin Texas
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this neighborhood for strolling. The Promenade looking over NYC was fantastic with benches for sitting and resting or just enjoying the day. Good architecture and quaint shops and restaurants.

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Thank BeverlydAustinTexas
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Brooklyn Heights is the perfect neighborhood for strolling/wandering around as you're surrounded by Historic (mostly Victorian) brownstones. You have to walk through it to get from Borough Hall to the Promenade, so why not pick up some lunch or whatever, take in the historic architecture, and have a picnic sitting on Promenade park bench overlooking NY Harbor? Brooklyn Heights reminds... More 

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Thank Terry S
New York City, New York
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53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Great place to stroll and see the buildings or just enjoy the neighborhood. Close to many things - Promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park and many restaurants on Montague Street. All the buildings are well maintained and it looks like what I think old Brooklyn looked like - brownstone galore. Easy to access at the Borough Hall Subway stop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Lovely walk or run, lovely sights. You can get some beautiful pictures and then walk over the bridge. It's not busy and so it's easy to take prams etc. Nearby small town with places to eat and drink. Lovely buildings nearby.

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

This is a fabulous place and it is not all that big. Brooklyn Heights is bounded by Court Street on the South and the Promenade on the North, Atlantic Avenue on the West and Dumbo on the East. If you walk around, which is the only way to see the place, you should walk up Remsen Street to the Promenade.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

I spent several hours walking around Brooklyn. The Old Brownstones are really something, they have been gentrified and hold many apartments, but the outside still has the old world charm.

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Thank mrichardm
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The Heights is a great place to live and work. There's so much to do here. There's the views of Manhattan from here, sure, but the sights and sounds right here are what matters. You have many restaurants and parks nearby. Just make a day of it and come to the Heights and take it all in. You won't be... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

A walk around Brooklyn Heights is a walk in time. From the historical buildings and townhouses to the new renovations taking place in the Heights,you will be surrounded by beautiful historical architecture and changing sights that will make history interesting. It is the home of the Promenade from which you will find fantastic views of lower Manhattan, the East River,... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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34 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

If you want a little bit of early Brooklyn (and currently wealthy), nice to walk around and end up at the Promenade. Think of Thomas Wolfe, if you want, or Norman Mailer, you can imagine an earlier literary world.

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