286 S 2ND ST in Williamsburg

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 286 S 2nd St

Located on South 2nd Street between Havemeyer and Marcy Ave, J/M/Z train at "Marcy Ave" is just 4 blocks away, L train at "Bedford Ave" is about 9 blocks away, First/Last/Security moves you in. You will be a very short distance away from the J/M train @ Marcy Ave or the L train @ Bedford Ave. Muranda Fisher (Jul 2013)
Gut renovated from top to bottom with hardwood floors, great finishes, stainless steel appliances, a HUGE living room, lots of light and closet space, and an elevator in the building. Maize, Whirlybird, Lodge, Stan's Cafecito, Rye, and countless other great establishments are literally within 2 blocks of your front door) without any of the crowded chaos. It has all the charm and convenience of Williamsburg shops, restaurants, and bars (Traif, Xixa, St. Andrew Pratt (Feb 2014)
In the last ten years, Williamsburg has evolved from a mostly industrial warehouse neighborhood into an enclave of vintage boutiques, foodie eats, and indie music venues. Ed Hassan (Jan 2013)
Plenty of amazing bars and restaurant around the corner such as Lodge, The Commodore, The Knitting Factory, Blue Bottle Coffee, Mullhuland's, Egg, etc. Ella Fitch (Feb 2013)
The kitchen has the most recent updates in the building with BRAND NEW dark wood cabinets, tiled backsplash and beautiful new appliances. Exposed brick in the expansive and charming living room allows for a cozy and spacious entertaining space. Dina Molina (Nov 2013)
Lots of shops, entertainment and restaurants nearby including Rye, Sugar Beets Thai, Dram, Bistro Petit, Whirlybird and more. Williamsburg Location Centrally Located near the Marcy J/M/Z, Metropolitian G and Lorimer L. "Brooklyn Rentals" Smith (Jan 2014)
Intercom, Quiet neighborhood, School nearby, Tree-lined block, Restaurants nearby, Shopping nearby. Maria Oddy (Dec 2012)
I live two blocks away from this building and can personally would not rather be anywhere else. Thierry Nicolas (Feb 2014)
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Nearby Subway Stations

  • J M Marcy Av (0.2 mi)
  • J M Hewes St (0.36 mi)
  • G Metropolitan Av (0.37 mi)
  • L Bedford Av (0.44 mi)
  • L Lorimer St (0.48 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 35
Floor area: 26532
Year built: 1910

Building Median Rents

1br: $2,175
2br: $2,399

Nearby Schools

P.S. 019 Roberto Clemente
Elementary
325 SOUTH 3 STREET
P.S. 319
Early Childhood
360 KEAP STREET
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
Conselyea Preparatory School
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
208 NORTH 5 STREET
Williamsburg Preparatory School
High school
257 NORTH 6 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
250 HOOPER STREET
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