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Address: Pierrepont St & Henry ST, Brooklyn, NY

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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Brownstone Brooklyn Heights

Cross the Bklyn Bridge and tour Bklyn Heights for a view of the most impressive and beautiful neighborhoods in all of the City. Take the side streets and you will see the most... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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New York City, New York
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cross the Bklyn Bridge and tour Bklyn Heights for a view of the most impressive and beautiful neighborhoods in all of the City. Take the side streets and you will see the most amazing brownstones. Walk down the main commercial street, Montague Street where you can get ice cream at the first retail Haagen Das store in the world or... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would stay here again in a heartbeat. We travelled into NYC easily and yet were able to retreat to a pretty, residential area when we wanted some respite from the bustle.

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Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Early 18th Century row house, spectacular views of Manhattan, some great restaurants and cafes, quiet and peaceful, tree-shaded, great place to take a long walk.

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Los Angeles
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Reviewed March 17, 2017

91 Remsen, where he lived with his wife June in the 1920's--(Henry and June--that June) is a great starting point. Montague Street has the cool shopping, little restaurants, great place for a leisurely hangout if you walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. Punch in 91 Remsen and you'll be right where you want to be. I kept humming the theme song... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

If you enjoy old style brownstones, this is for you. Please remember to bring you camera to take plenty of pictures, and remember to wear comfortable shoes. Plenty of places to eat along the way.

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Reviewed January 27, 2017

Brooklyn Heights is an unbelievably relaxed easy-to-walk-around area. It's got fantastic town houses and apartment complexes. There is a feeling of not being rushed or at a hectic pace here. And if you walk across the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan, you come down onto Fulton Street and then onto a small park Cadman Plaza, and are immediately into the Heights.... More 

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Reviewed January 24, 2017

This is a beautiful and interesting area to ramble around. Lots of historical buildings and different architectural treasures to find.

Napa Valley, California
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

we stayed there our last visit and its very cool hip area of NYC . very good area, friendly, access to everything

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Manhasset, New York
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Reviewed December 13, 2016

If you're old enough to remember the lyrics from the theme song of the Patty Duke Show, you're old enough to appreciate the sights in this neck o' the woods. From magnificently restored single-family town homes to venerable old churches, pristine sidewalks, and--perhaps best of all--a real "neighborhood feel" in NYC. A walking tour (either on your own or guided)... More 

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Reviewed December 7, 2016

Brooklyn Heights is a beautiful neighbourhood to walk through and appreciate the historic and well maintained streetscapes. There are beautiful old houses, on the streets near the promenade and further in there is the grander architecture of the Brooklyn Borough Hall, The Brooklyn Historical Museum and the Temple Bar Building. I also recommend seeing the following: The Herman Behr Mansion... More 

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