285 S 2ND ST in Williamsburg


Good transportation Great food Fun nightlife Cool factor LGBT-popular Young crowd On the rise

One of the largest neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Williamsburg has undergone a major metamorphosis in the last decade.

It’s transforming from a traditionally working-class neighborhood to a veritable embodiment of gentrification and urban rebirth. These days, tourists and day-trippers flock to Williamsburg for a little slice of cosmopolitan bohemia.

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Building Mix

  • 28% New Building
  • 13% Walk-Up
  • 11% Luxury Highrise
  • 8% Loft Building
  • 7% Pre War
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Descriptions of 285 S 2nd St

In the very heart of coveted Northern Brooklyn, Williamsburg has evolved from a mostly industrial warehouse neighborhood into an enclave of vintage boutiques, foodie eats, and indie music venues it has grown to rival Manhattan. I have apartments available in the neighborhood and would love to help you out. Nicholas Doyle (Nov 2012)
Laundromat is nearby Close to bars/nightlife Near public transit Park nearby Restaurants nearby Shopping nearby Close to city Near subway Playground nearby Quiet neighborhood School nearby Tree-lined block. Franny Reynoso (May 2013)
Best of all, you are in striking distance of the best Williamsburg has to offer and just a short 5 minute walk to the Lorimer stop on the L Train. Marcio Dable (May 2013)
Bring your pet(s your bike(s and get a chance to live big in a space with central air, shared roof deck and a video intercom for added security. Sarah DeSocio (Dec 2012)
Ground floor/hard wood floors/one stop away from Manhattan by J/M/Z train. High ceilings/lots of stores/coffee shops/restaurants around. Tanya King (Mar 2013)
First/Last/Security is your total move in cost. Laundry is in the basement. Marcy Ave is 3 blocks away. Muranda Fisher (Apr 2013)
Location, great light, plenty of space. Andrew Westphal (Nov 2013)
*At S 2nd Street and Marcy Ave. Absolutely amazing location. Eric Goldschmidt (Jun 2013)
Few blocks from J, M, G, L. Tanya Dionne (Jun 2013)
148 Havemeyer Street. Michael Tanaka (Feb 2013)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • J M Marcy Av (0.23 mi)
  • G Metropolitan Av (0.35 mi)
  • J M Hewes St (0.36 mi)
  • L Bedford Av (0.42 mi)
  • L Lorimer St (0.45 mi)

building details

Floors: 2
Units: 2
Floor area: 3940
Year built: 1901

Nearby Schools

  • P.S. 019 Roberto Clemente
  • Elementary
  • 325 SOUTH 3 STREET
  • P.S. 319
  • Early Childhood
  • J.H.S. 050 John D. Wells
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 183 SOUTH 3 STREET
  • Academy For Young Writers
  • High school
  • 183 SOUTH 3 STREET
  • P.S. 017 Henry D. Woodworth
  • Elementary
  • 208 NORTH 5 STREET
  • Williamsburg Preparatory School
  • High school
  • 257 NORTH 6 STREET
  • Conselyea Preparatory School
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 208 NORTH 5 STREET
  • Williamsburg High School For Architecture And Desi
  • High school
  • 257 NORTH 6 STREET
  • Brooklyn Preparatory High School
  • High school
  • 257 NORTH 6 STREET
  • El Puente Academy For Peace And Justice
  • High school