Downtown Brooklyn at a Glance
Since its rezoning in 2004, Downtown Brooklyn has undergone a complete transformation, with several large-scale commercial and residential development projects including Barclays Center, Pacific Park, City Point, and the Brooklyn Cultural District. Home to New York City's 3rd largest business district and major corporate tenants like Chase and National Grid, the neighborhood also features a vibrant retail corridor centered along Fulton Street and numerous hotels. Downtown Brooklyn is a major college town comprised of highly-respected educational institutions, including NYU Tandon School of Engineering, LIU Brooklyn, New York City College of Technology, and St. Francis College. The neighborhood's transit access is unparalleled, with 13 subway lines, the LIRR, and many bus routes servicing it.
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In addition to its many large office buildings, Downtown Brooklyn contains a core of highly-respected educational institutions, including NYU Tandon School of Engineering, New York City College of Technology, and LIU Brooklyn, to name just a few. Serving this growing population, both local and national chain restaurants and stores line many of the major streets.
An outdoor oasis in the middle of an office and educational hub, MetroTech Commons hosts exhibits, live performances, and special events year-round.
You may know it for its world-famous cheesecake, but Junior's is also a Downtown Brooklyn establishment and the perfect corner spot to grab a drink and watch the neighborhood pass by along DeKalb or Flatbush Avenues.