Boerum Hill, Brooklyn is a fashionable residential neighborhood known for its Smith Street restaurants and bars and Atlantic Avenue Design District.
The neighborhood is named for a Dutch colonial family. It was long working class, but is now gentrified.
The boundaries are:
Court St | 4th Ave
- State St (Smith to Nevins)
- Pacific St (Smith to Nevins)
(F)(G) to Bergen St (Smith St)
(A)(C)(G) to Hoyt-Schermerhorn
(2)(3)(4)(5)(B) to Atlantic Av – Barclays Center
Things to Do in Boerum Hill
The main commercial districts are Smith Street and Atlantic Avenue.
- Smith Street is known for its restaurants and bars.
- The Atlantic Avenue Design District is popular.
Issue Project Room is an avant-garde performing arts space. issueprojectroom.org
Invisible Dog Art Center is a cultural center. theinvisibledog.org
The New York Transit Museum collects old trains and buses. nytransitmuseum.org
Roulette Intermedium is a restored 1928 box theater that is now an avant-garde performing arts space.
Make the government work for you. It’s their job.
The local government is Brooklyn Community District 2 and the Brooklyn Borough President.
The city government is NY City Council District 33.
The federal government is the NY 7th Congressional District.