Clinton Hill

Located in the northern part of Brooklyn, Clinton Hill offers a quiet and serene atmosphere suitable for everyone. The neighborhood is home to several blocks of tree-lined streets, striking architecture and public art. The neighborhood is home to the Pratt Institute that has brought in an influx of artistically driven students. Meanwhile, trendy local cafes, bars and restaurants function as cozy hangouts for residents and cuisine-loving visitors.Clinton Hill is serviced by the A, C, B, G, Q, S train lines along with local and express bus lines that run throughout the neighborhood. 

Neighborhood Tags

  • Picturesque
  • Parks
  • Schools
  • Hidden gem
  • Charming
  • Lively & Hip
  • Green
  • Pet-friendly
  • yellow-green
    What to expectCharming tree-lined streets and a quick commute into Manhattan
  • orange
    The LifestyleAn exciting nightlife and dining scene gives the neighborhood a young and vibrant feel.
  • blue
    You'll fall in love withA well-preserved scene of historic homes and architecture along prime residential avenues.

Neighborhood Highlights

  • Close to Prospect Park
  • Pratt-Institue-Brooklyn Campus
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music
  • Clinton Avenue
  • Fort Greene Park
  • Myrtle Avenue

Located in Northern Brooklyn

Nearest Subway

  • A
  • C
  • B
  • G
  • Q
  • S

Commute Times

Columbus Circle 35m by train, 49m by car

Grand Central 34m by train, 35m by car

Union Square 25m by train, 34m by car

Wall Street 25m by train, 28m by car

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Explore Clinton Hill

Clinton Hill is one of the few neighborhoods in Brooklyn that remains under-the-radar, waiting to be disccovered.

Clinton Hill is a relaxed residential neighborhood with tree-lined streets and picturesque houses that date back to the origins of this community. The neighborhood has evolved into an architecturally diverse neigborhood with mid-rise brick apartments and condos sitting down the street from elegant Brownstones. The neighborhood attracts all kinds of residents due the accesibility and serenity of community. Clinton Hill exudes a small-town feel within a large metropolitan city. The architecture, history and art of the neighborhood is what has brought students of Pratt-Institute students into the neighborhood as well.

Beautiful row of Brownstones in residential street of Clinton Hill

Clinton Hill is an up and coming neighborhood full of energy, yet has a cozy atmoshpere appeal.

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Whats around you

The diversity of Clinton Hill is well represented in the shopping, dining and recreational options available to its residents.

Brooklyn Academy of Music in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.
Historic Brownstone building on a beautiful summer day in Clinton Hill.

Despite being in one of Brooklyns less known parts, Clinton Hill has something to do for everyone. Its commerical streets offer boutiques, coffee shops, and local grocery stores. Here you can find affordable food items at chain supermarkets like Key Food or food imported directly from the Caribbean islands at Labay Market. Many students and young professionals seek Clinton Hill for its artistic presence as the neighborhood is host the Pratt Institute and Brooklyn Academy of Music. The neighborhood is a short walk away from the Fort Greene, a neighborhood filled with a plethora of restaurants, shopping, and nightlife along DeKalb Avenue. On weekends, residents like to check out local farmers' markets. Clinton Hill is a convenient 15 minute walk away from Atlantic Terminal Mall, housing retailers like Target, Best Buy and Old Navy. Catch a game or concert at Barclays Center, located just next door. Residents of Clinton Hill enjoy living in a community that is at the center of everything in Brooklyn.

Buildings in Clinton Hill