85 WATER ST in DUMBO

DUMBO

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DUMBO, an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass, is a Brooklyn neighborhood where artists and yuppies collide.

The residential DUMBO apartments are occupied primarily by professionals, aside from a penthouse where Mos Def resides. The warehouse work spaces still host many artists and double as storage spaces for Manhattanites and businesses.

DUMBO borders the East River and extends into Vinegar Hill.

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Building Mix

  • 36% Loft Building
  • 21% Luxury Highrise
  • 10% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 9% New Building
  • 5% Condo or Co-Op Building
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Descriptions of 85 Water St

You have plenty of closet space and the location allows you to step out and get fresh air while taking walks along the water in nearby Brooklyn Bridge Park. This neighborhood has a feel of living in a tight knit community. Nedvonne Young (Dec 2012)
Located centrally in DUMBO, just one stop to Manhattan and accessible to to pretty much everything in a 5 block radius this will not last long. Amber Rhodes (Jul 2013)
The building is located steps from the water and is surrounded by parks, as well as being a short distance to the F train line. Every tenant has free access to a fitness center two blocks away. Gareth Thompson (Nov 2010)
Make sure you take advantage of the in building laundry room, gym, and the elevator that connects all of them. Beatuiful renovation in a historic pre-war building right in the heart of DUMBO. Nicholas Doyle (Dec 2012)
Steps from restaurants, nightlife, Broadway shows and the N, R, W, Q line. Doug Humble (Jul 2010)
Fitness center located at 65 Washington St (free to all residents). Trent Fewkes (Nov 2010)
BF, security deposit, 1st month, $200 mgmt application fee. Fitness center free to all residents. Tiffany C (Jun 2011)
Located on a cobble stone street, next to the Waterfront. Lisa Walker (Mar 2011)
28 miles [2, 3 Train] Clark St (0. Jon Dupre (Nov 2012)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • C A High St (0.28 mi)
  • F York St (0.39 mi)
  • 2 3 Clark St (0.43 mi)

building details

Floors: 4
Units: 3
Floor area: 4720
Year built: 1900

Building Median Rents

1br: $3,550

Nearby Schools

  • P.S. 008 Robert Fulton
  • Elementary
  • 37 HICKS STREET
  • Freedom Academy High School
  • High school
  • 116 NASSAU STREET
  • P.S. 307 Daniel Hale Williams
  • Elementary
  • 209 YORK STREET
  • Satellite West Middle School
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 209 YORK STREET
  • Urban Assembly School Of Music And Art, The
  • High school
  • 49 FLATBUSH AVENUE EXTENSION
  • Brooklyn International High School
  • High school
  • 49 FLATBUSH AVENUE EXTENSION
  • Science Skills Center High School For Science, Tec
  • High school
  • 49 FLATBUSH AVENUE EXTENSION
  • P.S. 126 Jacob August Riis
  • K-8
  • 80 CATHERINE STREET
  • City Polytechnic High School Of Engineering, Archi
  • High school
  • 105 JOHNSON STREET
  • Urban Assembly Institute Of Math And Science For Y
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 283 ADAMS STREET
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