Take a walk down tree-lined historic streets, sample unexpected culinary treats, and make yourself at home.

Strolling encouraged. Escape the hustle and bustle to brownstone-lined streets covered in a canopy of century-old trees. 550 Vanderbilt is located at the intersection of five vibrant, historic Brooklyn neighborhoods: Prospect Heights, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Park Slope and Boerum Hill — each with an array of restaurants to sample and charming blocks to explore.
Whatever you're in the market for, you'll find it on a stroll around the neighborhood. Whether you're searching for a classic book, the country’s largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts or a basketball game – all of these places are outside your front door!
Love cooking at home? You're in a fresh food paradise — walk to the weekly greenmarket at Prospect Park, browse the aisles at the Park Slope Food Co-op, or take a ten minute drive to the newest and largest Whole Foods location in New York City.
From world-class theater, music and dance, to first-run movies, fascinating film revivals and more, you're within walking distance of one of the city's most inventive arts venues. Whether it's a world class concert at Barclays Center or an experimental dance troupe at BAM, 550 Vanderbilt offers you a range of culture at its finest.
Hungry? Have some of the City's best ramen at Chuko Ramen; visit Franny's in Park Slope for fresh, inventive Italian; sample South African fare at Madiba, a longtime Fort Greene favorite, or choose from dozens of other choices. If you can dream it, you can eat it!