261 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 261 Ocean Pkwy

Green trees line the street and the F and G trains are just a few blocks away. Fatima Amr (Aug 2013)
Elevator. Laundry. Jason Lax (Sep 2013)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • G F Church Av (0.43 mi)
  • G F Fort Hamilton Pkwy (0.55 mi)
  • F Ditmas Av (0.59 mi)

building details

Floors: 2
Units: 4
Floor area: 5280
Year built: 1899

Building Median Rents

1br: $1,700
2br: $2,000

Nearby Schools

P.S. 179 Kensington
Elementary
202 AVENUE C
J.H.S. 062 Ditmas
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
700 CORTELYOU ROAD
P.S. 230 Doris L. Cohen
Elementary
1 ALBEMARLE ROAD
P.S. 130 The Parkside
Elementary
70 OCEAN PARKWAY
P.S. 139 Alexine A. Fenty
Elementary
330 RUGBY ROAD
P.S. 245
Elementary
249 EAST 17TH STREET
P.S. 249 The Caton
Elementary
18 MARLBOROUGH ROAD
Urban Assembly School For Criminal Justice
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
4200 16 AVENUE
J.H.S. 223 The Montauk
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
4200 16 AVENUE
P.S. 217 Colonel David Marcus School
Elementary
1100 NEWKIRK AVENUE
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