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Talk About Gentrification

What a difference time makes. When I was young, I could not walk safely in Fort Greene. Now there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert G
Ocala, Florida
a typical brooklyn living area...

Fort Green is, as we can imagine, an American Revolutionary War fort which was built in 1776 under... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Stephan G
Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a difference time makes. When I was young, I could not walk safely in Fort Greene. Now there is cutlural diversity, with young sheek people walking their dogs, fancy places to eat, a great park... All I can say is Wow.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Fort Green is, as we can imagine, an American Revolutionary War fort which was built in 1776 under the supervision of General Nathanael Greene of Rhode Island. This General Greene worked together with General George Washington during the Battle of Long Island in 1776. Fort...More

Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Pleasant to spend some time walking there. It is hilly so good views of surrounding buildings, though Manhattan largely hidden by trees. Small museum in the centre.

Thank Terence M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We enjoyed walking around the neighborhood. We always felt safe and enjoyed several restaurants in the area.

Thank tigergirluscmom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Great little park, beautiful trees, very dog-friendly; pick-up games, tennis courts, monuments, farmers' market, and lots of amazing restaurants!

Thank kkeldan
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fort Greene is a classic Brooklyn neighborhood with tree-and-brownstone-lined blocks and home of the Brooklyn Academy of Music and locally-owned restaurants and shops. However, in recent years it has become overdeveloped and an influx of new, former Manhattan residents has made Fort Greene one of...More

1  Thank travelgalBrooklyn
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Lots of choices of restaurants and bars and a very pleasant neighbourhood to stroll. Fort Greene Park is a beautiful small park too.

Thank Riddoch88
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I stayed in Fort Greene on my last trip to NYC and I loved it! It's not too hipstery like other areas of Brooklyn and has some great little coffee places and shops including a great bookstore. The park is lovely too and best of...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 24 October 2016

A great neighborhood for restaurants, bars, and culture. BAM is a special highlight, with film, theater, and music.

Thank Ohheyman
Reviewed 23 August 2016

While in town for my son's college tour, we stayed at a friends' apartment on S. Oxford and Lafayette which is a block away from Fort Greene park Both of my sons had brought their skateboards so we hit the park and the surrounding area...More

1  Thank Baffo1
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