Boerum Hill is a relatively small neighborhood, flanked by Schermerhorn Street to the north, Fourth Avenue to the east, Court Street to its west, and Degraw Street to the south. The size of the neighborhood allows residents and visitors a comforting feeling of familiarity. New projects and developments have brought a host of diverse residents to this small neighborhood, with more New Yorkers being drawn to this quiet, pristine area every day.
Boerum Hill’s main commercial activities reside on Smith Street and Atlantic Avenue, where restaurants, retail stores, and cafes are plentiful. With its own numerous bars, the neighborhood provides a relaxed yet vibrant nightlife scene. Boerum Hill’s laidback vibe draws many artists and young families, who love biking throughout the neighborhood and nearby Prospect Park.