Clermont Armory Towers

171 Clermont Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Cross streets:
Myrtle Ave, Willoughby Ave
Fort Greene
Evelyn Alvarenga


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Building Features & Amenities

  • Elevator
  • Full-time Doorman
  • Concierge
  • Laundry in Building
  • On-site Parking Lot
  • Units: 111
  • Low-rise (1-6 Floors)
  • Pre-war Apartment Building
  • Rental Property

The Clermont Armory is a new residential development built on the site of one of the oldest armories in New York City. Opened for occupancy in August of 2000, this 110 unit rental building is located at 171 Clermont Avenue in Fort Greene, one of the trendiest brownstone neighborhoods near downtown Brooklyn. Built in two wings behind the facade of the original armory, the apartments face an elevated courtyard. Three of the wrought iron trusses that spanned the original drill hall (built in 1873), were retained in the courtyard, exposed to the sky, in an attempt to capture some of the character of the original Clermont Armory.

The apartments, ranging in size from studios to three bedrooms, are equipped with dishwashers, state of the art intercom system, hardwood floors, and many have breathtaking views. Ten of the apartments on the Clermont Avenue side have spacious balconies facing a front atrium created behind the original facade. The building amenities include a 24 hour doorman/concierge, elevators, a landscaped courtyard, a laundry room, video surveillance and an integrated access control system. On site attended parking is also available (at an additional cost).

Mass transit is available within a 15 minute walking distance to the Dekalb Avenue Station (B,M,Q,R), Nevins Street Station (2,3,4,5), or the Clinton-Washington Station (G). Bus service (B54) is also available at Myrtle Avenue, connecting to the Jay Street Station (A,C,F) or the Lawrence Street Station (M,R), and at Dekalb Avenue (B38) connecting to the Dekalb Avenue Station and the Nevins Street Station (See area maps).

This project was financed by the "New Housing Opportunities" Program of the NYC Housing Development Corporation, providing rental units targeted to middle income families or persons.


Neighborhood / Parking / Transportation

The Clermont Armory is located near the eastern edge of the Fort Greene Historic District in Brooklyn. The neighborhood is characterized by quiet tree lined streets fronting beautiful 19th century brownstones surrounding historic Fort Greene Park. Because of its unique qualities and its proximity to Manhattan and downtown Brooklyn, Fort Greene is experiencing a major renaissance, becoming one of New York City's fastest developing neighborhoods.

Fort Greene prides itself as a community with great ethnic diversity and many cultural resources, foremost of which is the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The neighborhood has been, and still is, home to many well-known artists, musicians and writers. In the vicinity of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, a vibrant entertainment and night life district is developing. Along Fulton Street, an alluring array of shops, restaurants and galleries featuring African-American motifs has become a destination spot. Closer to the Clermont Armory, trendy restaurants and cafes have opened along Dekalb Avenue to welcome residents returning home from their subway commutes. Myrtle Avenue, a more traditional neighborhood shopping strip (banks, hardware, grocery stores, deli's, etc.) is around the corner from the Clermont Armory.


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