With layer upon layer of prosperous history, enriched with a vibrant, diverse culture, Bedford Stuyvesant is home to New York City's celebrated figures in literature, sports, entertainment and politics. The neighborhood proudly sports the nickname of "Brownstone Brooklyn", earned by its enviable concentration of prewar brownstones, claimed by its inhabitants to be the highest in all of New York.
Many of the buildings within the Stuyvesant Heights area of Bed-Stuy are currently landmarked, the city planners making sure to help preserve their beauty and timeless appeal for posterity. Cutting-edge eateries, modern-day conveniences and shopping destinations easily mingle with historic mansions, enhancing Bedford Stuyvesant's exciting mixture of the past and the present.
Just 20 minutes from Manhattan, the historic neighborhood's geographic convenience, and access to the A, C,G trains, the S Shuttle and LIRR carry within a promise of a quick and easy commute to pretty much any destination in the borough and the city.