Cobble Hill

Life in Cobble Hill is largely defined by pedestrian-friendly streetscapes and gathering spots.

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Cobble Hill: A Quaint Haven in the Heart of Brooklyn

 

Welcome to Cobble Hill

Nestled between Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, and Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill is a charming and historic neighborhood known for its tree-lined streets, brownstone charm, and a welcoming community atmosphere. Join us as we explore the highlights of this idyllic Brooklyn enclave.

Getting There

Cobble Hill is conveniently located, accessible by subway (F and G trains at Bergen Street) and served by several bus routes. Whether strolling from neighboring areas or arriving via public transportation, Cobble Hill welcomes you with its inviting streetscapes.

Cobblestone Streets and Historic Brownstones

True to its name, Cobble Hill features picturesque cobblestone streets that add to its classic appeal. The neighborhood is renowned for its well-preserved brownstone architecture, offering a glimpse into Brooklyn's historic past. Take a leisurely walk along streets like Clinton, Congress, and Kane to admire the elegant facades.

Boutique Shopping on Court Street

Court Street is the neighborhood's main thoroughfare, dotted with boutique shops, specialty stores, and local businesses. From independent bookshops like BookCourt to curated home goods at From the Source, Court Street provides a delightful shopping experience for residents and visitors alike.

Carroll Park: A Green Oasis

Carroll Park, a verdant escape in the heart of Cobble Hill, offers a respite from city life. The park features playgrounds, sports facilities, and a vibrant community garden. It's a favorite spot for picnics, weekend strolls, and community events.

Culinary Delights

Cobble Hill boasts a diverse culinary scene with a mix of cozy cafes, upscale restaurants, and local eateries. Indulge in artisanal pastries at Bien Cuit, savor Italian-American classics at Ferdinando's Focacceria, or enjoy farm-to-table cuisine at Battersby.

Cobble Hill Cinemas

A local gem, Cobble Hill Cinemas, is a historic movie theater that has been entertaining audiences since the 1920s. Experience the charm of independent and mainstream films in a setting that captures the essence of classic cinema.

Community Events

Cobble Hill fosters a strong sense of community through local events and activities. From street fairs to seasonal markets, residents come together to celebrate the neighborhood's unique character. The Cobble Hill Association plays a vital role in organizing community initiatives and preserving the area's historic charm.

Smith Street: Dining and Nightlife Hub

Smith Street, the western border of Cobble Hill, is a culinary destination with a vibrant nightlife. Explore the diverse array of restaurants, bars, and cafes, such as Bar Tabac for French bistro fare or the laid-back atmosphere of The Long Island Bar.

Cobble Hill Historic District

The neighborhood is part of the Cobble Hill Historic District, recognized for its architectural significance. The Cobble Hill Historic District covers a large portion of the neighborhood and includes a variety of architectural styles, contributing to the area's unique character.

Final Thoughts

Cobble Hill captures the essence of a close-knit community within the bustling landscape of Brooklyn. With its historic charm, boutique shopping, and diverse dining options, this neighborhood invites you to step into a world where classic elegance meets modern vibrancy. Experience the warmth of Cobble Hill, where every corner tells a story of Brooklyn's rich history and enduring community spirit.

 
 
 

Around Cobble Hill, NY

There's plenty to do around Cobble Hill, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Biker's Paradise
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Taqueria Gardenias, Carl Fresh Fruits And Vegetable, and Cuffie Ridge Vegan Café.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.45 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.52 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.81 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.92 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.1 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.15 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Overview for Cobble Hill, NY

7,885 people live in Cobble Hill, where the median age is 39 and the average individual income is $105,650. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,885

Total Population

39 years

Median Age

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$105,650

Average individual Income

Schools in Cobble Hill, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Cobble Hill. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Ps 29 John M Harrigan
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5

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