Bedford-Stuyvesant has an edge and charm uniquely Brooklyn. Urban chic, Bed-Stuy is rich in culture and offers residents spacious, historic brownstones and apartments, tree-lined streets and an eclectic mix of local businesses and restaurants. Situated in northern Brooklyn, Bed-Stuy shares borders with Williamsburg, Clinton Hill, Bushwick, Crown Heights and Brownsville. Generally speaking, Bed-Stuy is bounded by Flushing Avenue to the north, Classon Avenue to the west, Broadway to the east, and Atlantic Avenue to the south. At one time depicted as volatile, today, Bed-Stuy’s strong sense of community is unmistakable. Walk the streets and enjoy local eateries, bakeries, cafes, retail shops, boutiques, galleries, and bars. At the same time, Bed-Stuy maintains a residential character of townhouses and churches. Historic rowhouses and brownstones date back to the 19th and 20th centuries, and feature an array of architectural styles, including Italianate, Queen Anne and Renaissance Revival. Bed-Stuy’s past is also diverse and distinct, with ties to events such as the Great Migration and the start of the careers of famed rappers Jay-Z and the Notorious B.I.G. Visit Bedford-Stuyvesant and see for yourself what this neighborhood has in store!