286 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 286 S 2nd St

Heat and hot water included 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 NO BROKER FEE 2 year lease. 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. I live two blocks away from this building and wouldn't want to live anywhere else. 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. 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)
First Month, Last Month, Security and $100 Background/Credit Check is Required. Rose Sambrato (Feb 2013)
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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

2br: $2,499
1br: $2,175

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
  • 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