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Neighborhood Profile

DUMBO

DUMBO Photo
Etienne Frossard

Two half-neighborhoods with glaring weaknesses that look better when combined. Dumbo supplies the art galleries and waterfront access but is expensive; Downtown Brooklyn provides the stadium-seating multiplex and public-transit hub, but is high in crime and bereft of nightlife. This area has the city's highest rate of creative capital: People in the arts constitute about 20 percent of its workforce.

Boundaries

Dumbo: Sands St. to East River, Brooklyn Bridge (through to the Brooklyn Navy Yard) to Manhattan Bridge
Downtown Brooklyn: Wyckoff St./Warren St. to Sands St., Flatbush Ave. to Court St./Cadman Plaza

Subway Stations

F to York St. | F,G to Bergen St. | 4 to Borough Hall | M,R to Court St.-Borough Hall | 2,3 to Borough Hall | A,C,F to Jay St.-Borough Hall | A,C to High St. | M,R to Lawrence St.-MetroTech | 2,3 to Hoyt St. | A,C,G to Hoyt-Schermerhorn | B,M,Q,R to DeKalb | 2,3,4,5 to Nevins | 2,3,4,5,B,Q to Atlantic | D,M,N,R to Pacific | 2,3 to Bergen

Number of Trees
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218
Number of Murders
2006200720082009
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Transportation
Travel time to...42nd St.Fulton St.Columbus CircleUnion Sq.
... in Minutes
From York St.
17142221
Number of Trains: 1
Number of Stations: 1
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