856 WILLOUGHBY AVE in Bedford - Stuyvesant

Bedford - Stuyvesant

Families On the rise

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 856 Willoughby Ave

Today, the neighborhood is developing from the bottom, with poor immigrants striving to make it and running small businesses, and from the top with newcomers bringing investment and hope. As the neighborhood keeps developing, more higher-income households will continue to come in, accelerating upscale development further. Neil Marriott (Aug 2013)
With local shops, laundry and many restaurants to choose from you are bound to find all you need right here. Raymond Gonzalez (Oct 2011)
Hardwood floors, large windows, modern kitchen and full bathroom, intercom and is pet friendly (cats only. Restaurants, shopping, easy street parking, laundromats, buses and trains. Lena Martinez (Sep 2014)
The building is located on Willoughby Ave corner with Broadway, close to J, M, Z trains. Daria Kolomiiets (Aug 2014)
GREAT PRICE Brownstone building, exposed brick in living area and bedrooms. Martin Olsen (Oct 2013)
Heat and Hot Water included close to Laudromat, Shops and Restaurants. Close to J, M and Z trains at Broadway Myrtle Ave. I a very nice we kept prewar building. Venil Branford (Jun 2013)
1st Months Rent + Security Deposit + Broker fee to move in. Block from the Train SS Appliances. John Brandon St John (Jul 2013)
Near shopping, restaurants and a fast commute to the city. Backyard Access, Exposed Brick, Intercom Trains. Charisse Smith (Jul 2013)
Outdoor Space and Laundry Facility In Building. Jameela Rodriguez (Jul 2014)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • M J Myrtle Av (0.17 mi)
  • J Kosciusko St (0.39 mi)
  • M Central Av (0.49 mi)
  • J M Flushing Av (0.6 mi)

building details

Floors: 4
Units: 8
Floor area: 8000
Year built: 1931

Building Median Rents

3br: $2,250

Nearby Schools

  • P.S. 081 Thaddeus Stevens
  • Elementary
  • 990 DEKALB AVENUE
  • Ebc High School For Public Service–Bushwick
  • High school
  • 1155 DEKALB AVENUE
  • J.H.S. 057 Whitelaw Reid
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 125 STUYVESANT AVENUE
  • Frederick Douglass Academy Iv Secondary School
  • Secondary School
  • 1010 LAFAYETTE AVENUE
  • School Of Business, Finance And Entrepreneurship
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 125 STUYVESANT AVENUE
  • P.S. 026 Jesse Owens
  • Elementary
  • 1010 LAFAYETTE AVENUE
  • The Brooklyn Academy Of Global Finance
  • High school
  • 125 STUYVESANT AVENUE
  • P.S. 274 Kosciusko
  • Elementary
  • 800 BUSHWICK AVENUE
  • Bushwick Leaders High School For Academic Excellen
  • High school
  • 797 BUSHWICK AVENUE
  • Young Scholars' Academy For Discovery And Explorat
  • Elementary
  • 280 HART STREET
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