Manhattan Beach Apartments


Manhattan Beach by Jim.henderson is licensed under CC0
Jefferson Ave Manhattan Beach
No feeBy Owner
Laundry Room
~ 23 Hours since update
Atlantic Ave Manhattan Beach
No fee
1 Day since update
$4,6252BR, 1BA
East 56th St Manhattan Beach
Doorman, Elevator
3 Days since update
$2,3952.5BR, 1BA
Tompkins Manhattan Beach
Convertible Floorplan
3 Days since update
$1,3951BR, 1BA
Ocean Ave Manhattan Beach
4 Days since update
$2,2451BR, 1BA
Court St Manhattan Beach
4 Days since update
$5,2503BR, 2BA
East 91st St Manhattan Beach
Elevator, In-Unit Laundry, Laundry Room, Dishwasher, Balcony, Gym, On-site super, Outdoor Space, Parking, Storage Room, Terrace
8 Days since update
$2,4001BR, 1BA
Bergen St Manhattan Beach
Approved Pets Only, Pre War
8 Days since update
$2,2002BR, 1BA
Dekalb Ave Manhattan Beach
9 Days since update
$4,3503BR, 2BA
West 81st St Manhattan Beach
11 Days since update
$3,6502BR, 1BA
Prospect Park Sw Manhattan Beach
Pets Allowed, Laundry Room, Dishwasher, Balcony, Duplex, Gym, Parking, Terrace
6 Days since update
$4,1951BR, 1BA
Water St Manhattan Beach
No fee
832 Sq. Ft., Approved Pets Only, Doorman, Elevator, In-Unit Laundry, Laundry Room, Gym, On-site super, Outdoor Space, Luxury Highrise
17 Days since update
Metropolitan Ave Manhattan Beach
Convertible Floorplan
Pets Allowed, Doorman, In-Unit Laundry, Dishwasher, Garage, On-site super, Pool, Terrace
17 Days since update
$2,1751BR, 1BA
East 89th St Manhattan Beach
Pets Allowed, Laundry Room, Dishwasher, On-site super, Storage Room
18 Days since update
$3,0002.5BR, 1BA
Monitor St Manhattan Beach
850 Sq. Ft., Private House
20 Days since update
$2,5001BR, 1.5BA
18th St Manhattan Beach
23 Days since update
« 1

Local Subway Stops

  • B Q Sheepshead Bay
  • B Q Brighton Beach
  • B Q Neck Rd
  • B Q Avenue U
  • Q Ocean Pkwy

The Top No-Fee Buildings

Building Address # no-fee apts
410 Eastern Parkway 2
709 De Kalb Avenue 2
377 Montgomery Street 1
266 Malcolm X Boulevard 1
187 Lefferts Place 1
All Manhattan Beach apartment buildings
Manhattan Beach map

Manhattan Beach Statistics

1BR Median Rent
  • 57% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 11% Elevator Building
  • 9% Private House
  • 8% Luxury Highrise
  • 6% Pre War
Building types
popularity rank 2014 rank: 144

Manhattan Beach is:


Manhattan Beach specialists

Woody Francois Photo

Woody Francois
Rapid Realty Kensington

Real Estate License

Neighborhood Description

When John Philip Sousa composed the “Manhattan Beach” march in 1893, real estate developer Austin Corbin was still giddy about his summer resort. But the success of nearby Coney Island would force Manhattan Beach to shift its focus, becoming a residential neighborhood.

Located in Brooklyn, Manhattan Beach is a pricey community bounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the south and east, Sheepshead Bay to the north and Brighton Beach to the west. While the neighborhood is home to large populations of Italian, Russian and Ashkenazi Jewish residents, the community’s street names -- laid out in alphabetical order -- all derive from England.

Originally known as Sedge Bank, it was originally developed as a summer resort in 1877 by Corbin’s Manhattan Beach Improvement Company. Corbin, who later became president of the Long Island Rail Road, built two hotels there -- the Manhattan Beach Hotel, dedicated by former President Ulysses S. Grant in 1877, and the Oriental Hotel, dedicated by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1880.

By the time the Manhattan Beach Hotel commissioned Sousa’s march, the community’s reign as a summer resort was already near its end. The opening of amusement parks in nearby Coney Island drew tourists there, causing a decline in business at Manhattan Beach’s hotels.

By 1907, residential development began, altering the character of the community. During World War II, the former summer getaway was transformed into a Coast Guard base. But the land was later reclaimed by civilians.

Geographically small, the sleepy, affluent waterfront community once dubbed the “World’s Largest Privately Owned Playground” by Life magazine features free outdoor summer concerts at Kingsborough Community College, the only college in New York City with a private beach. Meanwhile, the 40-acre Manhattan Beach Park offers sports fields and picnic options, along with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Public transportation is provided by the B1 and B49 local buses, and motorists can access the Shore Parkway and three major thoroughfares -- Ocean and Coney Island avenues and the Ocean Parkway. At the western end of the neighborhood, the Q/B subway line offers local and express trains that run through the heart of Brooklyn, to the Atlantic-Pacific transportation hub and Manhattan.

Sign up (it's FREE)

  • Communicate anonymously with agents
  • Get alerts when apartments hit the market
  • Save your favorite searches and apartments
SIGN UP NOW (it's free!)