Downtown Brooklyn is Brooklyn's commercial, educational and governmental center. The neighborhood includes Brooklyn Borough hall, several schools and universities and many commercial buildings. Rooms for rent in Downtown Brooklyn tend to be pricey and the selection limited mainly to apartment shares in high-rise buildings.
DUMBO which stands for "Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass" has become one of trendiest and most expensive neighborhoods in Brooklyn. Because of the many large loft spaces that are in the neighborhood, many of the apartments are perfect for apartment shares. Finding a share in DUMBO in a reasonable budget can be difficult because of the high average rents in the neighborhood due to its popularity.
Neighborhoods > New York
• Manhattan: Chelsea, East Village, Financial District, Gramercy - Union Square, Greenwich Village - West Village, Harlem, Lower East Side, Midtown East, Midtown West, SoHo, TriBeCa - Battery Park, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Uptown
• Brooklyn: Bedford Stuyvesant - Crown Heights, Boerum Hill - Cobble Hill - Carroll Gardens - Gowanus, Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn - Dumbo, Fort Greene - Clinton Hill - Prospect Heights, Greenpoint, Park Slope, Williamsburg
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