Downtown Brooklyn at a Glance
Since the 2005 rezoning, Downtown Brooklyn has undergone a complete revitalization with a multitude of large-scale commercial and residential development projects including Barclays Center, Pacific Park, City Point and the expanding BAM-Downtown Brooklyn Cultural District. It has become headquarters to many new office spaces and renowned companies, with employees commuting from around the city to work in the area. Downtown Brooklyn is very much a business district with similar attributes to Midtown Manhattan. Educational institutions also call the area home, including LIU Brooklyn, New York City College of Technology, and NYU Tandon. There are currently over 50 sites in different stages of development throughout the area, and a huge influx of new businesses and retail coming in. Downtown Brooklyn is serviced by the 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, D, F, G, Q, R, and LIRR, as well as many bus routes to take you throughout Brooklyn.
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Long Island Rail Road
On top of the many large office buildings, Downtown Brooklyn contains a core of highly respected educational institutions, including Long Island University, Polytechnic Institute of New York University and CUNY New York City College of Technology to name just a few. Serving this growing population, both local and national chain restaurants and stores lone many of the major streets.
This outdoor space at MetroTech, an office and educational hub, hosts exhibits, performances and special events
Two words: Junior's Cheesecake!