Originally a Dutch settlement, Bay Ridge became a Norwegian community during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Bay Ridge sits on the southwestern corner of New York City in the Borough of Brooklyn.
Today Bay Ridge symbolizes the diversity of New York City with its many cultures and nationalities. Walk our streets and you will see various ethnic groups and hear many different languages spoken. Bay Ridge enjoys a variety of restaurants and shops.
Although Bay Ridge enjoys a stabilized elderly community, there has been a surge of younger families making this wonderful community their home. Bay Ridge is a middle class neighborhood that provides a more affordable means of living than the higher priced Borough of Manhattan.
The Verazzano Bridge connects Bay Ridge to Staten Island and provides a wonderful backdrop to this quaint community located in the Big Apple.