Neighborhood Guide

Flatlands

No direct subway access creates a suburban enclave in the Flatlands.

This small, diverse neighborhood is located near the south shore of Brooklyn, between Canarsie and Marine Park. What was once a predominantly Jewish neighborhood is now also a mix of Haitian and Caribbean immigrants. The tree-lined blocks of modest detached homes, as well as a number of small parks, give the Flatlands a suburban feel. Photo courtesy of mercurialn via Flickr.

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Getting Here

Take the B41 Bus to Flatbush/Kings Highway.
Take the L train to Canarsie Rockaway Pkway.

Nearby Neighborhoods

  • Bay Ridge
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant
  • Bensonhurst
  • Boerum Hill
  • Brighton Beach
  • Brooklyn Heights
  • Bushwick
  • Canarsie
  • Carroll Gardens
  • Clinton Hill
  • Cobble Hill
  • Coney Island
  • Crown Heights
  • Ditmas Park
  • Downtown Brooklyn
  • DUMBO
  • Dyker Heights
  • East New York
  • Flatbush
  • Flatlands
  • Fort Greene
  • Gowanus
  • Gravesend
  • Greenpoint
  • Kensington
  • Lefferts Gardens
  • Marine Park
  • Midwood
  • Mill Basin
  • Park Slope
  • Prospect Heights
  • Red Hook
  • Sheepshead Bay
  • South Williamsburg
  • Sunset Park
  • Williamsburg
  • Windsor Terrace