61 SCHERMERHORN ST in Downtown Brooklyn

Downtown Brooklyn

Good transportation On the rise

With a population of around 7,050, Downtown Brooklyn is hip, easygoing, and relatively upscale, but not pretentiously so.

The area has a mix of historic brownstones, new and converted high-rise apartments, restaurants, boutiques, theaters and more, usually at lower prices than their Manhattan counterparts. Downtown Brooklyn, with its mix of old and new, high end and inexpensive finds alike, is a great place to explore.

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Building Mix

  • 65% Luxury Highrise
  • 17% New Building
  • 6% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 3% Loft Building
  • 2% Post War
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Descriptions of 61 Schermerhorn St

Hardwood Floors Throughout, Open Kitchen with Dishwasher, Great Natural Light (Double Exposure Bathroom With Tub, Pet Friendly, Common Courtyard, Steps to Brooklyn Law, Steps to New York Transit Museum, Barclay Center, Brooklyn Museum, Restaurants, Movie Theatre, Promenade, Trader Joes, Retail Shopping. Wanda Simmons (Mar 2014)
The new building is steps from everything on Court and Smith Street, two blocks to all trains at Borough Hall station, a short walk to everything in the new downtown Brooklyn and Barclays Center, tons restaurants, bars, local coffee shops, Sephora, Trader Joes, and Barneys for great shopping. Wi-Fi is free throughout the common spaces, and close to some of the best shopping, dining, nightlife, cafes, endless amount of other activities, and easy access to the 2/3/4/5 trains at Borough Hall Station. JD Sharpe (Mar 2014)
Surrounded by an abundance of amazing restaurants including Lemongrass Grill, Armando's (my favorite Thai and Italian restaurants in the city supermarkets (including Trader Joe's banking, dry cleaning, Barnes and Noble, and a ton of other shopping venues. Malcolm Elvy (Jul 2013)
Just steps to everything this amazing area has to offer like Brooklyn Bridge Park, The Promenade, Trader Joe's, Brooklyn Fare, movie theaters, restaurants, shopping, night life, and every subway imaginable like the 2,3,4,5, R, A, C, F, and G trains. Jessica Fishkind (Sep 2014)
Near boutiques, restaurants, cafes, nightlife, specialty food markets (Trader Joe's) on Atlantic Avenue, Montague Street, gyms, yoga studios, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Boerum Hill and DUMBO neighborhoods. Freya Cabaero (Jul 2013)
Hardwood floors Elevator Access Huge windows Laundry in Building Live in super Heat, hot and cooking gas included Walking distance to shops, restaurants and entertainments All major trains Access. Charmaine Spence (Dec 2013)
Amazing location on the 6th Floor in a brand new elevator building, with live-in super, intercom, shared landscaped backyard, laundry room (3 washers, 3 dryers The list of amenities continues. Catherine Ravenell (May 2013)
If you don't feel like perching on the balcony, you can always bring a group of 5 or 50 and spend the day on the beautiful share courtyard located on the first floor of this elevator building. Ike Njoku (Apr 2014)
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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 4 5 Borough Hall (0.16 mi)
  • 2 3 Borough Hall (0.2 mi)
  • R N Court St (0.2 mi)
  • C A F Jay St - MetroTech (0.33 mi)
  • G F Bergen St (0.36 mi)

building details

Floors: 14
Units: 68
Floor area: 47896
Year built: 2006

Building Median Rents

Studio: $2,100
1br: $2,750

Nearby Schools

  • Brooklyn Frontiers High School
  • High school
  • Pacific High School
  • High school
  • Urban Assembly School For Law And Justice, The
  • High school
  • Urban Assembly Institute Of Math And Science For Y
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • P.S. 261 Philip Livingston
  • Elementary
  • City Polytechnic High School Of Engineering, Archi
  • High school
  • Brooklyn School For Global Studies
  • Secondary School
  • P.S. 029 John M. Harrigan
  • Elementary
  • School For International Studies
  • Secondary School
  • George Westinghouse Career And Technical Education
  • High school