Beautiful architecture, sought-after schools, and serene small-town vibes – Park Slope has long been one of Brooklyn’s most desirable neighborhoods, particularly for families. Located on the West Side of Prospect Park, Park Slope’s charms are many: brownstone-lined streets, green spaces, many options for transportation and dining, farmer’s markets, and a tight-knit neighborhood feel in the middle of Brooklyn.
Especially popular for those with children – indeed, the spacious sidewalks are known for being filled with strollers – Park Slope is picturesque, safe, and quiet, and features some of the most respected schools in the city. Yet it is not without its urban charms as well; proximity to Prospect Park, culture in the form of the Brooklyn Museum, and a distinctly creative, artsy vibe. Reliable train options ease the commute into the city, and Park Slope’s streets are uniquely parking-friendly for car owners. The quaint residential streets are great for strollers and jogging – but are also dotted with fantastic neighborhood bars, restaurants, and shops.
With a pleasantly slower pace of life combined with urban style and convenience, Park Slope is one of Brooklyn’s highly coveted gems.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music, known as BAM, has several facilities; the Park Slope location - the Harvey Theater on Fulton Street - is a top destination for cutting-edge dramatic performances.BAM
Several exquisitely curated gardens - including those dedicated to roses, orchids, and more - as well as year-round educational opportunities make this lovely attachment to Prospect Park well worth a visit.Brooklyn Botanic Garden
A world-class collection of art - including works by Mark Rothko, Edward Hopper, and Georgia O'Keefe - and antiquities are but a few of the draws at this spectacular institution.Brooklyn Museum