Neighborhood

Gravesend

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Gravesend 

Gravesend is located in southwestern Brooklyn, north of Coney Island and sandwiched between Sheepshead Bay and Bath Beach.  There is a wide mix of luxury apartments and modern homes as well as more affordable priced residences.  Mainly of middle and working class, the area is home to a very diverse population of people.  Real estate in Gravesend is becoming increasingly costly, as gentrification and new development have struck virtually every neighborhood of the popular borough of Brooklyn.  There are a variety of styles of homes, ranging from free standing houses to coops and condos.  The neighborhood's inhabitants enjoy the beach front shops, cafes, the ocean air and friendly nature of resident shop owners.  Transportation in Gravesend is easy with the D and M trains servicing the neighborhood along with several public buses.