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Crime & Safety in Prospect Heights : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Jan 29, 2014
Syed Meer answered:
Lincoln Place is a narrower and less traveled street than the others in the neighborhood, making it easier for criminals to do their work. Also, there are several buildings on the block that are still in transition from rentals to coops that have some unsavory residents. We have a business in the neighborhood and that block has improved significantly in the last few years. ... more
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Wed Jan 29, 2014
Syed Meer answered:
I live on Eastern Parkway in Prospect Heights and my 12 year old son walks to Grand Army Plaza every day to take the bus to his school at the other end of Park Slope. He's been doing it for over a year, and hasn't had any problems. Of course, he knows to stay on the busier streets and where to go if he is in trouble... It's generally a very safe and community oriented area, where my kids know many of the doormen and shop owners, so they feel secure to move around the neighborhood freely. There is some random mugging and iphone snatching, but that's pretty standard all over the city, and if you are smart you don't put yourself at risk. ... more
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Mon Apr 23, 2007
Kenneth Spooner answered:
We have seen a statistical drop in nearly every category throughout the city in the last 10 years, making Brooklyn a great place both culturally and academically to raise a family.
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