Dumbo, short for "Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass", is bounded by Brooklyn Bridge Park to the north, the Brooklyn Bridge to the west, Brooklyn Heights to the south and Vinegar Hill to the east. The high concentration of technology firms in the area gives Dumbo a nickname of "The center of the Brooklyn Tech Triangle." Most of the office spaces are near the Manhattan Bridge, which connects Lower Manhattan at Canal Street with Dumbo, and is also one of the famous tourist attraction in Brooklyn.
Dumbo was marked the 4th richest community in NYC. It is a mix of residential and commercial neighborhoods with a wealthy community and tech startups. Dumbo's residents are primarily attracted to its perfect geographic location and spacious luxury residential lofts which were originally industrial buildings. The majority of the residents are young affluent families and single professionals.
Dumbo Street View
The vibe of the streets of Dumbo is vibrant and exciting. Brooklyn Bridge Park is a waterfront park that offers open public spaces and picturesque views of Lower Manhattan's panoramic skyline and the New York Harbor. Visitors and residents enjoy strolls along a promenade of six diverse piers that allows them to appreciate the park's recreational facilities. The north end of Brooklyn Bridge Park features historic Jane's Carousel which is a recommended place for family outings.
Brooklyn Bridge Park
Dumbo used to be a manufacturing district with warehouses and factories, and it recently transformed into an area with art galleries and arts institution. Empire Store is a well-known transformed warehouse and Dumbo's greatest modern culture community center, it creates a 3,200 square-foot art gallery space for local communities. St. Ann's Warehouse is one of the art institutions located at Empire Stores, serving as a performing arts institution and the heart of a thriving gallery scene in Dumbo.
St. Ann's Warehouse
Dumbo delights visitors and locals as an Italian-food haven. The famous two iconic Italian pizza restaurants, Juliana's and Grimaldi's are popular must-go spots. Grimaldi's Pizzeria is an American pizzeria chain from the New York City area with several restaurants throughout the United States.
New York City Subway stations are located at York Street (F train), and High Street (A,C trains). New York City Bus service is provided by the B25, B67, and B69. Ramps and staircases connect the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge walkways to Dumbo. NYC water taxi service is available at Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Dumbo.
Subway: F to York St. | A,C to High St.
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