Fort Greene/Clinton Hill
The Fort Greene/Clinton Hill area has always been an important locus of culture in Brooklyn; a partial list of the writers and artists to have lived in its environs includes Walt Whitman, Richard Wright, Marianne Moore, Robert Mapplethorpe, Talib Kweli, Erykah Badu, and Mos Def. The area is also home to the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Brooklyn Music School, The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, BRIC Arts|Media, the Pratt Institute, and the Barclays Center. As another neighborhood native asked: Where Brooklyn at? Right here.