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Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn
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One of New York City's wealthiest neighborhoods, Brooklyn Heights occupies a riverside greenspace that houses a wide array of classic East Coast architecture. Known to the local Lenape tribe before the arrival of Dutch colonists in the mid-1600s, the area saw combat during the American Revolution and steadily grew in popularity as a desirable location in the following centuries. Wander through the tree-lined streets and admire the rowhouses that characterize this part of the borough, some dating from the 18th century. Stroll along the East River promenade for views of Manhattan across the water. Although the neighborhood sits in an outer borough, its transportation links make travel to the heart of New York quick and efficient. Arrange your visit to Brooklyn Heights and discover more family-friendly attractions in Brooklyn using our Brooklyn vacation builder.
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  • We loved walking through the neighborhood before walking across the Brooklyn Bridge. Also great eats in the DUMBO area. 
  • Oh wow, I was but terribly rich than I could live here.. What a lovely (residential) area with a good atmosphere and that typical Brooklyn Heights feel we know from so many movies and tv shows.
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  • Beautiful, quiet place, woodland to walk around and observe their homes typical, your particular movement, away from the noise and vortex of Manhattan. A feeling of being in another world, but in the NY. I highly recommend it.
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