259 LEXINGTON 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 259 Lexington 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 (Jul 2013)
Restaurants and nightlife nearby ( Borough, Bedford Hill Coffee Bar, One Last Shag. Bars, restaurants, laundromats, grocery stores all close by. C train at Franklin Ave and the G at Bedford Nostrand. Great neighborhood. Jessica Lopez (Jul 2013)
2 Full Bathrooms in Peaceful neighborhood Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. Great Up and Coming Location with bars, restaurants, cafes, pop up shops. Easy access to The City via A, C Trains. Janel Gross (Oct 2013)
Enjoy a short walk to nearby shopping, nightlife, a public transportation. Adam Taha (Dec 2012)
Steps from ALL trendy shopping, bars/nightlife, convenience and TRAINS. 1st months rent + security deposit + Broker fee to move in. 3Blocks to G train @ Bedford and Nostrand ave. Omar Dyer (Oct 2013)
First, Security, Broker Fee (15% of Annual Rent). Ross D (Jan 2014)
Immediate Pet Policy. Charisse Smith (Aug 2013)
140 Plymouth Street. Glenn Edwards (Jul 2013)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • G Bedford - Nostrand Avs (0.17 mi)
  • G Myrtle - Willoughby Avs (0.51 mi)
  • C A Nostrand Av (0.52 mi)
  • C A Franklin Av (0.56 mi)
  • FS Franklin Av (0.57 mi)

building details

Floors: 2
Units: 12
Floor area: 14000
Year built: 1931

Nearby Schools

  • Bedford Academy High School
  • High school
  • 1119 BEDFORD AVENUE
  • P.S. 256 Benjamin Banneker
  • Elementary
  • 114 KOSCIUSKO STREET
  • Bedford Stuyvesant Preparatory High School
  • High school
  • 832 MARCY AVENUE
  • Brooklyn Academy High School
  • High school
  • 832 MARCY AVENUE
  • P.S. 054 Samuel C. Barnes
  • Elementary
  • 195 SANFORD STREET
  • Satellite East Middle School
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 344 MONROE STREET
  • P.S. 305 Dr. Peter Ray
  • Elementary
  • 344 MONROE STREET
  • P.S. 003 The Bedford Village
  • Elementary
  • 50 JEFFERSON AVENUE
  • Brooklyn Community High School Of Communication, A
  • High school
  • 300 WILLOUGHBY AVENUE
  • Knowledge And Power Preparatory Academy Vii Middle
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 300 WILLOUGHBY AVENUE
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