About: Boerum Hill - Cobble Hill - Carroll Gardens - Gowanus
Cobble Hill - Boerum Hill - Gowanus - Carroll Gardens are 4 micro neighborhoods located to the south of Brooklyn Heights and downtown Brooklyn and to the west of Park Slope. Due to the small sizes of these neighborhoods they are often grouped together, but each has its own unique character, feel and type of building styles. Rooms for rent in these neighborhoods tend to be less expensive then areas like Brooklyn Heights and Park Slope, which are more mature neighborhoods.
Cobble Hill is known for its small family owned shops and restaurants lining the main streets; Smith and Court. In Cobble Hill you will find traditional brownstone and red brick townhouses.
Boerum Hill features primarily renovated and preserved brownstones. It is known for the great nightlife scene, with bars and restaurants on almost every corner. In addition Boerum Hill feature a café scene where you can go read and enjoy a good coffee.
Gowanus is a mostly industrial neighborhood with residential sections on the outskirts. The limited selection of apartments is mainly confined to converted industrial spaces.
Carroll Gardens was given its name because of its lovely brownstones with their well-tended front gardens and was named after Charles Carroll who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. People fall in love with Carroll gardens for the unique front gardens that are tended by hand. The neighborhood also includes many small cafes and antique shops.
These 4 neighborhoods, Cobble Hill - Boerum Hill - Gowanus - Carroll Gardens represent one of the best values in Brooklyn for room to rent due to their relativity new popularity.
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