315 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 315 Ocean Pkwy

The building is a 5-7 minute walk to the F/G train at Church Avenue, and a 10 minute walk to the restaurants that have recently opened along Ft Hamilton Parkway in Windsor Terrace (like Fina, Hamilton's, Remy's, Brancaccio's, and Steeplechase along Church Avenue in Prospect Park like Lark Cafe, The Dogwoods, Wheated and 9 Chains Bakery, and along Cortelyou Road in Ditmas Park, as well as 10 minutes or less to Prospect Park. The building is frankly rough around the edges, but the landlord is slowly but surely making it nicer. The building has a p/t doorman and seasonal pool (limited hours. The building will be upgraded over the next few years. 1 month rent, 1 month security and 1 month fee. Liam Mccarthy (Jun 2014)
This elevator building has a new laundry room, part-time doorman and of course the pool, indoor parking is wait listed. Jeff Surowka (Aug 2010)
Post-war Elevator building with live-in super, p/t doorman. Oh yeah, Outdoor Swiming Pool. Laundry on premises. Lisa Shaw (Apr 2013)
Near subway F, G, Q train. Quiet neighborhood. Elevator building. Tree lined block. Laundry room. Inna Krivitskaya (Nov 2013)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • G F Church Av (0.49 mi)
  • F Ditmas Av (0.52 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 90
Floor area: 90000
Year built: 1961

Nearby Schools

J.H.S. 062 Ditmas
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
700 CORTELYOU ROAD
P.S. 179 Kensington
Elementary
202 AVENUE C
P.S. 139 Alexine A. Fenty
Elementary
330 RUGBY ROAD
P.S. 230 Doris L. Cohen
Elementary
1 ALBEMARLE ROAD
P.S. 130 The Parkside
Elementary
70 OCEAN PARKWAY
P.S. 245
Elementary
249 EAST 17TH STREET
P.S. K134
Elementary
4001 18 AVENUE
P.S. 217 Colonel David Marcus School
Elementary
1100 NEWKIRK AVENUE
Urban Assembly School For Criminal Justice
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
4200 16 AVENUE
P.S. 249 The Caton
Elementary
18 MARLBOROUGH ROAD
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