488 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 488 Ocean Pkwy

No Ocean Parkway noise whatsoever Large Living Room that opens to the deck Separate Kitchen with granite floors and counters Stainless Appliances including dishwasher and microwave Additional Dining area Both bedrooms are a nice size at 9 x 12 and 12 x 14 Bathroom has marble floor tiles and subway tile walls. Post-war Elevator building with Live-in Super and Laundry room + Parking Garage. Carlene McCaul (Mar 2014)
This bright residence features 2 nice bathrooms with modern styling, bamboo flooring throughout, kitchen with stainless steel appliances (including a dishwasher and built-in microwave) and granite counters. Looking for quality space in Kensington with an elevator at an affordable price. Additional features Prewar, Elevator, Dishwasher, Pets Accepted, Washer. ILIA FEDOROV (Aug 2014)
This stately pre-war building sits on picturesque Ocean Parkway, whose tree-lined greenway path leads to Prospect Park and Coney Island. Building features elevator, laundry room, and an on-site superintendent. Maxienne Brutus (Nov 2012)
The bathroom features energy efficient appliances, Rain forest shower heads, and marble flooring. Steven Hanna (Sep 2013)
Convenient to the F train and the beautiful Brooklyn–Queens Greenway. Rashida McWilliams (Jul 2014)
This generously sized residence receives ample sunlight. Wendy Holmes (Jul 2014)
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Nearby Subway Stations

  • F Ditmas Av (0.33 mi)
  • F 18 Av (0.53 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 49
Floor area: 43116
Year built: 1958

Building Median Rents

2br: $2,475

Nearby Schools

  • J.H.S. 062 Ditmas
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • P.S. K134
  • Elementary
  • 4001 18 AVENUE
  • P.S. 179 Kensington
  • Elementary
  • 202 AVENUE C
  • P.S. 217 Colonel David Marcus School
  • Elementary
  • J.H.S. 223 The Montauk
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 4200 16 AVENUE
  • Urban Assembly School For Criminal Justice
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 4200 16 AVENUE
  • P.S. 139 Alexine A. Fenty
  • Elementary
  • 330 RUGBY ROAD
  • P.S. 192 Brooklyn
  • K-8
  • 4715 18 AVENUE
  • P.S. 164 Caesar Rodney
  • Elementary
  • 4211 14 AVENUE
  • P.S. 230 Doris L. Cohen
  • Elementary