179 OCEAN PKWY 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 179 Ocean Pkwy

Located on picturesque Ocean Parkway, whose tree-lined greenway path leads a few blocks to Prospect Park, and to Coney Island in the other direction. New washers and dryers in the building. Close to F/G train service. Christopher Duran (Mar 2013)
Near Shopping and Subway. Easy street parking. Live-in super. Elevator. Chioma Ogwuegbu (Jun 2013)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • G F Fort Hamilton Pkwy (0.37 mi)
  • G F Church Av (0.39 mi)

building details

Floors: 4
Units: 39
Floor area: 38800
Year built: 1923

Nearby Schools

P.S. 130 The Parkside
Elementary
70 OCEAN PARKWAY
P.S. 230 Doris L. Cohen
Elementary
1 ALBEMARLE ROAD
P.S. 179 Kensington
Elementary
202 AVENUE C
P.S. 249 The Caton
Elementary
18 MARLBOROUGH ROAD
J.H.S. 062 Ditmas
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
700 CORTELYOU ROAD
P.S. 139 Alexine A. Fenty
Elementary
330 RUGBY ROAD
P.S. 245
Elementary
249 EAST 17TH STREET
Magnet School For Science & Technology
Elementary
1625 11 AVENUE
Urban Assembly School For Criminal Justice
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
4200 16 AVENUE
P.S. 164 Caesar Rodney
Elementary
4211 14 AVENUE
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