Living in the Fort Hamilton neighborhood of Brooklyn

Fort Hamilton Apartments

Fort Hamilton is a neighborhood at Brooklyn's southwest corner, and is named for the army fort located nearby. The area covers the area around Bay Ridge from 86th Street to 101st street, and is bounded by the waterfront near the Narrows at the west and by 7th Avenue at the east.


Amongst several low- to mid-rise apartment buildings are a few singe-family homes from the early 1900s. Also in the mix are several attached and semi-detached two to three story rowhouses and townhouses that are commonplace throughout the borough. With the wide variety of housing stock, one is sure to find some fitting NY apartments here in Fort Hamilton. 


Life in Fort Hamilton

Fort Hamilton's major commercial strip is on Third Avenue, housing several various local shops and restaurants. One particularly well-liked meat shop is Fort Hamilton's own A & S Italian Pork Store, which is quite a hit with the locals.


Residents of Fort Hamilton apartments have access to Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn via the R train. Hop on the R, and a transfer at Atlantic Terminal will take you to almost every other NYC subway line. The stations that service the area are  86th Street Station and the Bay Ridge - 95th Street Station. Fort Hamilton is situated just north of the Verrazano-Narrow Bridge, which is essentially the neighborhood's southern boundary.

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