Midwood sits at the south-central part of Brooklyn and creates the perfect blend between urban and suburban. It is a quiet suburban-like neighborhood that is a great fit for everyone. The neighborhood is home to notable attractions such as Brooklyn College, Brooklyn Center for Performing Arts and Kent Theater. Residents take advantage of Midwood’s great shopping options on Kings Highway, Avenue J, Avenue M, Flatbush, Nostrand and Coney Island Avenues. Midwood is accessible by 2, 5, B and Q train lines along with local and express bus lines that serves residents commuting to and from the neighborhood.

Neighborhood Tags

  • Schools
  • Park
  • Quiet
  • Safe
  • Tree-lined streets
  • Residential
  • Pet-friendly
  • love
    You'll fall in love withTree-lined streets and commercial avenues
  • lifestyle
    The LifestyleThe suburban feel of this tight-knit community.
  • vibe
    What to expect At the center of Brooklyn.

Neighborhood Highlights

  • Kings Highway
  • Nostrand Avenue
  • Close to Kings Plaza Mall
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • Flatbush Avenue
  • Brooklyn College
  • Di Fara Pizza
  • Kolbert Park

Located in southern brooklyn

Nearest Subway

  • 2
  • 5
  • B
  • Q

Commute Times

Grand Central 52m by train, 46m by car

Columbus Circle, 52m by train, 55m by car

Union Square, 40m by train, 50m by car

Wall Street, 41m by train, 37m by car

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Explore Midwood

Midwood is a hidden gem that has been under-the-radar of many and is waiting to be discovered.

In the 1920's, Midwood saw a large influx of new residents as large houses and apartment buildings began to be developed. Aside from new residential developments, residents have been drawn in by the quiet residential ambiance that the neighborhood offers. Today, the neighborhood has flourished into a melting pot where individuals from all different cultures and backgorunds come together to call this neighborhood home. Midwood's Norstrand Avenue, Flatbush Avenue and Kings Highway are filled with shops, cafes and restaurants ranging from locally-owned to big brand stores.

Midwood is decorated with vibrant commerical avenues, quiet residential streets that merge to form a welcoming community. The neighborhoods lettered avenues and Kings Highway are filled with shops, cafes and restaurants that are frequented by residents. Meanwhile, quiet-residential streets offer a small-town appeal. 

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Whats around you

Living in Midwood means that you will reside at the center of everything.

Kings Highway train station in Brooklyn

On Avenue J, you will find a famous pizzeria that has been open for more than five decades, Di Fara Pizza. The long lines you will find here are a testimony as to why they are known for having one of the best slices of pizza in the city. Given that Midwood is a largely a quiet residential area, it is not a hub for those seeking bustling entertainment and nightlife. Although the neighborhood is not known for having a large entertainment scene, Midwood is near surrounding neighborhoods that do have great dining options, recreational activities and lively nightlife. There are small commerical and shopping strips along Kings Highway and Nostrand Avnue that are home to specialty diverse food shops, bakeries and boutiques owned by local individuals and families. Midwood has a lot to offer, making it easy to call this place home.

Buildings in Midwood