字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント Hi I'm David Hill with New York Habitat. In this video tour we're going to take you for a stroll through the neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights. New York Habitat Video with David Hill Brooklyn Heights - Part 2, Brooklyn, New York This is the second of our two-part series on this fantastic neighborhood in Brooklyn. If you haven't yet watched the first part, you can find it on our YouTube channel. Brooklyn Heights is located across the Brooklyn Bridge from Lower Manhattan. It's bordered by the East River on the west, the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to the north, Cadman Plaza and Court Street to the east, and Atlantic Avenue to the south. This is Montague Street, it's the neighborhood's main drag and it's lined with cafes and shops. Many of the buildings have beautiful architectural details, like wrought iron railings. The church of St. Ann and the Holy Trinity, at the corner of Clinton Street, is a national historic landmark dating back to 1844 and is known for its elaborate stained glass windows. Brooklyn used to be called the "city of churches", so you'll see a lot of spires in the neighborhood. Another architectural hotspot can be found at 177 Montague St., where you'll find the Chase Bank building. Built in 1917 and designed to look like an Italian Renaissance palace, it's considered by many to be the grandest bank in New York. Part of what makes Brooklyn Heights so attractive is its varied architecture, including its alleys and its mews like this one, Grace Court Alley. It is one of the few streets in New York almost entirely made up of carriage houses, and offers a glimpse of what the city was like before cars. Its stables were turned into residences 100 years ago, it's now a quiet and almost traffic-free area. It's a great place for a kid to learn to ride bike in Brooklyn. This busy artery is Atlantic Avenue, which divides Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill. You'll find everything you need here, from meat pies to craft beers, locally-made jewelry and used books. Be sure to visit the 60-year-old Sahadi's, a wonderful Middle Eastern bazaar chock full of spices, nuts, olives, and delicious homemade hummus. Just be prepared to wait because on Saturday afternoons it seems like the entire neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights shops right here. And speaking of the neighborhood, the best way to be part of it is to live like a local by renting a furnished apartment or vacation rental from New York Habitat for your next trip to New York. You'll find some fun shopping on Atlantic Avenue and Henry Street, but for the best shopping go to the nearby Cobble Hill on Smith Street and Court Street. You have Housing Works Thrift Shop on Montague Street, Tango also on Montague Street, Atlantic Bookshop on Atlantic Avenue, Barney's Co-Op on Atlantic Avenue, Teddy on Court Street, and Lily on Court Street as well. Brooklyn Heights is a quiet neighborhood, but on Henry Street and Atlantic Avenue which is where we are now, you'll find a fun mix of excellent bars and restaurants: You've got Henry's End on Henry Street, Henry Public also on Henry Street, Chipshop on Atlantic Avenue, Tazza on Henry Street, and Iris Café on Columbia Place. If you like historic homes of the past, here are few notable addresses to check out: At 102 Pierrepont St, you'll find the former home of Arthur Miller, author of "Death of a Salesman" and one-time husband of Marilyn Monroe. Moving on to Willow Street, at #70, you'll find a home dating back to the 1830's. Truman Capote lived here when he wrote Breakfast at Tiffany's. To learn more about Brooklyn, stop off at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Here they offer a series of tours and talks by curators, artists, historians, and educators. Well, I hope you've enjoyed our tour of Brooklyn Heights, and of course there is a lot more to do and see in this neighborhood. If I've missed any of your favorite secrets of Brooklyn Heights, make sure you leave a comment in the comment section below. If you're planning a trip to New York, do yourself a favor, skip the boring hotel room and rent a furnished apartment or vacation rental through New York Habitat. Visit our website at www.nyhabitat.com. You're just a few clicks away from living like a true New Yorker. I'm David Hill with New York Habitat. Thanks for hanging out with us today in Brooklyn Heights. Be sure to check out our other videos where you'll find more tours and travel tips, and in the mean time we hope to see you soon in the Big Apple.