Kensington and Parkville

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Kensington and Parkville is the area South of Prospect Park and the Greenwood Cemetery in central Brooklyn.

The neighborhood consists of a diverse mix of cultures and traditions. It is located west of Ditmars Park and Prospect Park South, south of Windsor Terrace, east of Borough Park, and north of Midwood.

The land now known as Kensington was first colonized by Dutch farmers in the 17th century and then re-settled by British colonists in 1737.

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Building Mix

  • 27% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 25% Pre War
  • 10% Walk-Up
  • 9% Elevator Building
  • 7% Private House

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Listing ID: 100416
Street View:
Once considered part of Flatbush, Kensington is one of the best examples of a melting pot in New York City. Real estate in Kensington consists of two-and three family homes, Luxurious apartment buildings and high-rise apartment buildings along Ocean Parkway and Coney Island Ave. The area is less expensive than surrounding neighborhoods. A major attraction for people who are looking for an alternative to Park Slope, Kensington is popular for its low prices, diversity, and safety.

Apartment Description:
- Pre-war building located on a quiet block with tree-lined streets
- Nicely sized rooms with clean bathroom & kitchen
- Eat-in kitchen with lots of counter space
- Golden hardwood flooring
- Laundromat and shopping nearby
- 20-25 Minutes to the city via the (Q) train

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$1,300One Bedroom

Apartment Details

Web ID: 100416EH
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.0
Listed for: Almost 3 Years
Last updated: Almost 3 Years
Available: Immediately
Pets: No Pets
Nearby Subway Stations
  • G F Fort Hamilton Pkwy (0.46 mi)
  • G F Church Av (0.52 mi)
  • B Q Beverly Rd (0.54 mi)