612 OCEAN AVE in Kensington and Parkville

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

  • 28% Pre War
  • 19% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 9% Walk-Up
  • 8% Private House
  • 6% Post War
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Descriptions of 612 Ocean Ave

Located in a well kept building with elevator and laundry room, just blocks away from the Q train and minutes away from Prospect Park, The Brooklyn Botanic Garden and The Barclay's Center. Vonetta Humphrey-Elder (Jul 2013)
Hungry Take a stroll over to Golden Crust restaurant and enjoy delicious beef patties stuffed with tasty seasoned beef nestled in a delicate, golden flaky crust. You are proximal to several means of transportation, numbers 2 and 5 trains allow you an easy one train commute to the city in less than 30. Lisa Diamond (Jul 2013)
B and Q trains are 4 blocks away at the Church Avenue express stop, approximately 18 minutes to lower Manhattan Prospect Park is within 10 blocks DISCLAIMER. Well-maintained pre-war building, with laundry room, at Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn, between Albemarle Road and Tennis Court. Aureliano "Len" Diaz (Aug 2014)
You will be living Steps Away from Public Transportation, supermarkets, excellent restaurants, 24/7 fruit stands and many more. Very well maintained Pre-War building with Very nice Spacious Elevator. Colby Fleury (Apr 2013)
Laundry AND storage make this rental located in the landmark area of Prospect Park South a steal to move into. Grocery shopping is a task less daunting because its just 1 block away. Lamar Bryant (Jan 2013)
The hundreds of trees growing on each and every block help keep the air fresh and easy to breath. JeanPaul Israel (Jun 2014)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • B Q Church Av (0.22 mi)
  • B Q Beverly Rd (0.34 mi)
  • B Q Cortelyou Rd (0.51 mi)
  • B Q Parkside Av (0.52 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 80
Floor area: 75042
Year built: 1926

Nearby Schools

Academy For College Preparation And Career Exploration
Secondary School
911 FLATBUSH AVENUE
Academy Of Hospitality And Tourism
High school
911 FLATBUSH AVENUE
Science, Technology And Research Early College Hig
Secondary School
911 FLATBUSH AVENUE
High School For Youth And Community Development At
High school
911 FLATBUSH AVENUE
High School For Service & Learning At Erasmus
High school
911 FLATBUSH AVENUE
P.S. 245
Elementary
249 EAST 17TH STREET
P.S. 006
Elementary
43 SNYDER AVENUE
P.S. 249 The Caton
Elementary
18 MARLBOROUGH ROAD
M.S. 246 Walt Whitman
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
72 VERONICA PLACE
P.S. 399 Stanley Eugene Clark
Elementary
2707 ALBERMARLE ROAD
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