Best streets in Gowanus

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3rd St

Ranked 1st best street in Gowanus

"Family, Fun, a Perfect Balance"

- dqw5644
Fun for families, great shopping and restaurants, all in a neighborhood that perfectly balances strong community with true cosmopolitanism.
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12th St

Ranked 2nd best street in Gowanus

"Awesome neighborhood vantage point"

- NeverSleeps
I've become familiar with 12th Street mostly around where it ends after Hamilton Place - and that's because I've been frequenting the plant nursery at Lowes (and of course the Pathmark next door, a ho...
40.6702266654867 -73.9937179508418

15th St

Ranked 3rd best street in Gowanus

"A street that improves as you near Prospect Park"

- NeverSleeps
There are only two blocks on 15th Street that rate less-than-average - those between Hamilton Place and 3rd Ave. Those blocks are super industrial and crammed with city vehicles (ie, ambulances and st...
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14th St

Ranked 4th best street in Gowanus

"Take your pick of classy joints for eating, shopping and wor..."

- NeverSleeps
Near the southern border of the Park Slope neighborhood, 14th Street is not as nice as some of the lower-numbered streets closer to the main brownstoner action. That said, it also must be noted that 1...
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2nd St

Ranked 5th best street in Gowanus

"A Tree Grows in Brooklyn"

- Macsizzle
In the neighborhood of Brooklyn, you don’t find many streets like this one. This was a very quiet purely residential street with no cars and no loud noises from the freeway. It was a nice place to r...
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2nd Ave

Ranked 6th best street in Gowanus

"Lonely Avenue---Nothing Here"

- sansavy
There is absolutely nothing on this Avenue except for Lutheran Medical Center. There is no reason to walk on 2nd Avenue between 26th and 64th streets unless you have to go to the hospital, seriously....
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