The majority of Brooklyn Law School students live in or near the Law School's Downtown Brooklyn/Brooklyn Heights neighborhood during their Law School education. The neighborhood is convenient to a wide variety of cultural, professional, and artistic activities, and the campus is only five minutes from Manhattan. We guarantee housing within walking distance of the Law School to all first-year students.
Learn more about housing and the neighborhood.
Brooklyn Law School is minutes from the Brooklyn courthouses, and just steps from multiple subway lines in the Downtown Brooklyn/Brooklyn Heights Neighborhood. Our neighborhood is one of the safest and most sought-after in New York. Brooklyn Heights is also home to the famous Brooklyn Heights Promenade, with its breathtaking views of Manhattan.
Adjacent to Brooklyn Heights is DUMBO, a hip waterfront neighborhood and home to many galleries and performance spaces. Also nearby are Boerum Hill and Cobble Hill, known for their chic boutiques and brownstone-lined streets, and Park Slope, one of the city’s most family-friendly neighborhoods. A short subway ride away is Williamsburg, the first neighborhood to lead Brooklyn’s creative and cultural revival in the late 1990’s and now among the hottest nightlife, dining, and arts scenes in New York City.
“The borough’s prestige will continue growing,” noted a recent article in Crain’s New York Business. “Brooklyn enjoys the power of cool.” Indeed, no matter what an individual student's background may be, Brooklyn is home to an array of opportunities and cultural scenes capable of making just about anyone feel at home.
Learn more about exploring the borough of Brooklyn.
New York City
New York City has been shaped by centuries of immigration, and was the busiest center of immigration to the United States from 1892 to 1954. Since then, New York has been home to some of the most important cultural and social movements in the world. It was the location of the Harlem Renaissance, a Beat Generation stomping ground, and a stronghold for countless barrier-breaking art, music, and cultural movements of the years.
Today, New York’s many residents and visitors enjoy a nearly endless list of things to see and do. The city’s one-of-a-kind attractions include the beauty of Central Park, the bright lights and bustle of Times Square, the glamour and glitter of Broadway, the ingenious design of the new High Line park, and the world-class music scene of Harlem – to name just a few of the options available.
No matter what interests you, one thing is certain: New York City is one of the hottest destinations in the world.