5 More Rental Buildings to Prime You for Downtown Brooklyn Luxury Living

View from a luxury rental at DKLB BKLYN at night.

Downtown Brooklyn is having a serious renaissance, and along with cultural institutions like the Brooklyn Academy of Music, buzzworthy restaurants like Hill Country BBQ and Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare, and boutique shopping, there is an influx of luxury residential buildings that are making this one of the city’s most sought-after places to call home.

Last month we featured a five-building primer for where to live in Downtown Brooklyn. This month we’re giving you the insider’s guide to five more not-to-be missed luxury rentals.


80 DeKalb Avenue, aka DKLB BKLN, is a LEED-certified luxury rental building designed by Costas Kondylis & Partners with a focus on sustainability. These green residences offer oversized windows accentuating natural light, low-VOC paint and carpeting, and Energy Star appliances for reduced energy consumption and lower utility costs. A luxury amenities package includes a fitness and yoga studio, and residents’ lounge with WiFi, fireplace, sundeck, and screening room. On-site parking is provided.

The Avalon Fort Greene

Located at 343 Gold Street in the Fort Greene section of Downtown Brooklyn, The Avalon is a luxury rental building that offers one-, two-, and three-bedroom residences with oversized windows, high ceilings, and expansive layouts. Kitchens feature custom cabinetry, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Washer/dryers come standard in each apartment. The Avalon offers an amenities package with state-of-the-art fitness center, residents’ lounge, and on-site garage with Zipcar access.

163 Washington Avenue

Interior of a 163 Washington Avenue luxury apartment.

163 Washington Avenue is a new luxury rental building in the heart of Clinton Hill. The 17-story tower has residences with open layouts, contemporary design, and modern flourishes. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer spectacular city views. Kitchens feature state-of-the-art appliances and Caesarstone countertops. Bathrooms offer custom cabinetry and glass tile work. Building amenities include a gym, and 5,000 square foot terrace with rooftop lounge.


Located at 309 Gold Street in Downtown Brooklyn, this 40-story luxury rental tower is still under construction and will be home 255 state-of-the-art units. BKLYN AIR’s amenities will include a doorman, valet parking, dry cleaner, rooftop deck offering unobstructed city views, heated outdoor pool, a bi-level gym, and WiFi lounge.

Landmark Park Slope

Outdoor terrace of Landmark Park Slope luxury rental apartments.

Located at 267 6th Street, this Karl Fischer–designed luxury building on a tree-lined Park Slope street offers the ultimate in style and luxury in studio, one-, and two-bedrooms. All residences have spacious layouts and high-end fixtures and finishes, floor-to-ceiling windows, state-of-the-art kitchens, and spa-inspired baths. Amenities include a concierge, brand new fitness center, rooftop deck with Manhattan and Brooklyn views, media lounge, and rooftop deck.