Famous Brooklyn Attractions

Located in the most vibrant neighborhood in Brooklyn, attractions abound in the Williamsburg area. The Condor Hotel is located minutes some of the most famous Brooklyn attractions. We’ve put together a list of can’t miss attractions to add to your sightseeing list.

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STEINER STUDIOS

15 Washington Ave
Brooklyn Navy Yard
Brooklyn, NY 11205

Phone: (718) 858-1600
Visit Steiner Studios Website

When Mel Brooks chose to create his uber-film, “The Producers,” in New York City, a historical moment became an ongoing trophy for Brooklyn and all of New York City. It was the birth of a Hollywood-style, totally high-tech, grand film studio and lot.

prospect park

PROSPECT PARK & THE PROSPECT PARK ZOO

450 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11225

Phone: (718) 399-7339
Visit Prospect Park Website

Brooklyn is as proud of its Prospect Park as Manhattanites boast of Central Park.  A perfect comparison—Olmstead & Vaux created both with equal pride.  Each park defines the heart of its borough. No matter the season, your visit will be called, “remarkable.” Its 526 acres (213 ha) touch on five distinct and historic neighborhoods.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

THE BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN

1000 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

Phone: (718) 623-7200
Email: [email protected]
Visit Botanic Garden Website

Founded in 1910 and touching on four distinct Brooklyn neighborhoods, this world-class botanic garden covers 52 acres (21ha).  Within its provenance are stunning specialty gardens and conservatories that welcome almost one million visitors a year. “Gardens within the Garden,” specific plant collections, and the Steinhardt Conservatory, housing the C.V. Starr Bonsai Museum are favorites.

Brooklyn Museum

THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052

Phone: (718) 638-5000
Email: [email protected]
Visit Brooklyn Museum Website

The Brooklyn Museum, at 60,000 sq. ft. (52,000 m2), now holds New York City’s second-largest art collection with roughly 1.5 million works. Founded in 1895, its Beaux-Arts building, designed by McKim, Mead, and White, was planned to be the largest art museum in the world. Visiting exhibits are always of superior quality and almost universal interest.

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CONEY ISLAND

Coney Island
Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052

While early summer through early fall is the main season for this oceanfront (Sheepshead Bay) beach and amusement park, there is a full year’s calendar of fun, dining, and…visiting the New York Aquarium.  Coney Island has reinvented itself through its history and always comes back strong.  Luna Park, Astroland, Nathan’s Hot Dogs, Brooklyn Cyclones Baseball, and more.

Brooklyn Bridge Walkway Wide

BROOKLYN BRIDGE, BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK, AND JANE’S CAROUSEL

Brooklyn Bridge
New York, NY

So much has been written about the Brooklyn Bridge, as it is a true architectural wonder,  one of the oldest suspension bridges in America. The brilliance of its designer, August Roebling, and his tragic death, have always haunted us, drawing us to admire and pay tribute since 1903.

brooklyn navy yard

Truly one of the most interesting walking tours for New Yorkers and all visitors is this important—and fascinating—waterfront highlight.  With a history starting during the American Revolutionary War and continuing as a working yard through the young nation’s war and commerce years to 1966, the Brooklyn Navy Yard is now a focal site for 21st-century data, manufacturing, and advertising businesses.

BARCLAYS CENTER

620 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11217

Phone: (917) 618-6100
Visit Barclays Center Website

Barclays Center, years in planning for such an important sports and entertainment venue, brilliantly welcomed New Yorkers and the world’s visitors in September 2012.  And its wonder hasn’t slowed since that inaugural. The project was one of political and social debate for 10 years, with community disapproval, small businesses demolished; then, the global recession.