491 BROOKLYN AVE in Bedford - Stuyvesant

Bedford - Stuyvesant

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Bedford-Stuyvesant, or Bed-Stuy as it’s often called, is in the north central part of Brooklyn.

It borders Williamsburg to the north at Flushing Avenue and Crown Heights to the south at Fulton Street, and spans from Classon Avenue to Broadway. One of Brooklyn’s oldest established neighborhoods, it can be a great alternative to the more expensive Brooklyn neighborhoods closer to Manhattan, with a charm all its own.

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Building Mix

  • 37% Brownstone
  • 18% Walk-Up
  • 12% New Building
  • 9% Pre War
  • 7% Other
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Descriptions of 491 Brooklyn Ave

Great location, charming prewar elevator building, close to shopping, cafes, restaurants and other eateries. Short walk to 2/5 trains, fast commute to NYC, 15 minute walk to Prospect Park. Chauncey Palmer (Dec 2013)
The list never ends File photos of a comparable residence in the building. Andrew Smith (Dec 2013)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 5 2 Sterling St (0.38 mi)
  • 4 5 3 2 Kingston Av (0.5 mi)
  • 5 2 President St (0.5 mi)
  • 5 2 Winthrop St (0.54 mi)
  • 4 5 3 2 Nostrand Av (0.6 mi)

building details

Floors: 2
Units: 1
Floor area: 1980
Year built: 1920

Nearby Schools

  • M.S. 061 Gladstone H. Atwell
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 400 EMPIRE BOULEVARD
  • School For Human Rights, The
  • Secondary School
  • 600 KINGSTON AVENUE
  • P.S. 091 The Albany Avenue School
  • Elementary
  • 532 ALBANY AVENUE
  • School For Democracy And Leadership
  • Secondary School
  • 600 KINGSTON AVENUE
  • P.S. 397 Foster Laurie
  • Elementary
  • 490 FENIMORE STREET
  • P.S. 161 The Crown
  • K-8
  • 330 CROWN STREET
  • International Arts Business School
  • High school
  • 600 KINGSTON AVENUE
  • High School For Public Service: Heroes Of Tomorro
  • High school
  • 600 KINGSTON AVENUE
  • Medgar Evers College Preparatory School
  • Secondary School
  • 1186 CARROLL STREET
  • Middle School For The Arts
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 790 EAST NEW YORK AVENUE
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