Brooklyn-Crown Heights Community Information

Originally dubbed “Crow Hill,” the neighborhood of Crown Heights was once a hilly area that had hills running east to west, from Utica Avenue to Classon Avenue, and south to New York Avenue and Empire Boulevard. Once Crown Street cut through the area, the area was renamed Crown Heights.

Nearby hospitals and health centers that serve residents include New York Downtown Hospital, Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn Children’s Center, St. Mary’s Hospital-Brooklyn, and The Brooklyn Hospital Center.

Whether you’re visiting Crown Heights or are looking to familiarize yourself with the area, some local notable landmarks include the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Jewish Children’s Museum, Medgar Evers College, Ebbets Field Apartments (formerly Ebbets Field, home of the Brooklyn Dodgers Major League Baseball team), and Brooklyn Public Library.

Whether you are searching for your next home in Brooklyn-Crown Heights, or looking to invest in real estate, browse current real estate listings, residential Brooklyn-Crown Heights homes for sale, single - family houses, condominiums, townhouses, or investment opportunities, to find your perfect home. View other relocation resources such as real estate market trends, sold property values in your neighborhood, mortgage financing options and professional real estate agent assistance.