Fort Greene Apartment for Rent -- 1 Rockwell Place

This loft-style two-bedroom sits within the converted 19th-century warehouse at 1 Rockwell Place in Fort Greene, near BAM, Fort Greene Park and a whole bunch of subway lines.

The distressed wood beams offer both a link to the building’s history and a distinctive feature, adding an industrial-rustic flair to the bright, high-ceilinged living space. The built-in shelving by the entrance is a nice touch as well. (more…)

Brooklyn Rentals Park Slope Clinton Hill Below Average Rents

The average monthly rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn is $2,617, according to the latest market report. For those of you looking out for a good deal, we set out to find five popular neighborhoods where rents are below average.

These are the neighborhoods where you stand a good chance of finding a one-bedroom apartment priced below the average. For each one, we chose an illustrative listing asking less than $2,600.

Which apartment would you choose?

Flatbush Apartment for Rent -- 123 Parkside Avenue

This one-bedroom Flatbush rental sits within 123 Parkside Avenue, once the Caledonian Hospital, now an amenity-filled deluxe rental building of a kind not commonly found south of Prospect Park.

That means your monthly rent buys a lobby with a doorman, a gym with a yoga studio, a children’s play room, a TV and game lounge, and a landscaped and furnished roof deck with views of the park. Also important: The unit has a dishwasher and a washer/dryer. (more…)

Park Slope House for Rent -- 523 3rd Street

Rentals don’t often come along as exquisite as this brownstone triplex, at 523 3rd Street in Park Slope.

It’s not just the prewar detail that stuns in this one — the ornate, unpainted woodwork, the richly detailed fireplace mantels, the giant pier mirror in the front parlor, the wedding-cake plaster detailing, the pocket doors, the fireplace tiles and mirrors. (more…)

Brooklyn Heights Apt for Rent -- One Brooklyn Bridge Park

This rare one-bedroom-plus for rent at One Brooklyn Bridge Park has a lot to offer. It’s bright, it’s attractive, it’s got high ceilings, tall windows and stellar views of New York Harbor and Lower Manhattan.

And it’s steps from the fabulous and ever-growing Brooklyn Bridge Park, including the excellent wildflower garden that opened at Pier 6 Saturday. (more…)

Brooklyn Rentals Roommate Co-Living Listings

The latest lifestyle fad to pick up steam in Brooklyn? Co-living. While you might like the idea of sharing a space with like-minded folks, we wouldn’t fault you for gasping at the price tag. Residents at Common’s first co-living building pay between $1,800 and $1,950 a month.

But that doesn’t mean you can’t DIY a co-living situation of your own. Brownstoner likes to call it “getting roommates.” (more…)

Williamsburg Apartment for Rent -- 250 Bedford Ave

Our rental of the day is a pricey one-bedroom within the Brooklyn Social, a new-ish rental building at 250 Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg. If it looks familiar perhaps you’ve seen it before, or maybe you’ve just seen one of the 900,000 so-called luxury apartments in similar buildings that have sprouted all over Williamsburg in recent years. (That’s an admittedly unscientific count.) (more…)