Brooklyn Heights

Located atop a waterfront hill, Brooklyn Heights is one of the borough’s most affluent, star-studded ‘hoods. New York’s first-ever historic district, it was the neighborhood’s varied rowhouses, mansions and pre–Civil War homes that helped win the community’s fight for preservation. Steeped in history, the area has some of Kings County’s oldest streets and residences, with renovated carriage homes and cobblestones dotting the district.