493 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 493 Ocean Pkwy

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. Laundry in the building, and pets are accepted upon approval. Melissa Dehncke McGill (Aug 2014)
Prime location centralized between Ditmas Park, Kensington and Ocean Parkway, steps to all restaurants, shopping and trains. Stores And Trains Are Closeby, And The Malls Of Tree Lined Ocean Parkway Are At Your Front Door. Steps to CVS, Grocery Stores, Supermarket, 15 minute walk to Prospect Park on South Side. E, Good amount street parking. Steven Hanna (Apr 2014)
Located in a lovely courtyard building with on-site super and laundry facility on site. James Tucker Wheatley (Jun 2014)
Convenient to the F train and the beautiful Brooklyn–Queens Greenway. ILIA FEDOROV (Sep 2014)
Laundry room dish washer. Israel Lahav (Mar 2014)

apartments in this building

Nearby Subway Stations

  • F Ditmas Av (0.33 mi)
  • F 18 Av (0.56 mi)

building details

Floors: 4
Units: 31
Floor area: 37400
Year built: 1919

Nearby Schools

J.H.S. 062 Ditmas
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
700 CORTELYOU ROAD
P.S. 179 Kensington
Elementary
202 AVENUE C
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
J.H.S. 223 The Montauk
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
4200 16 AVENUE
P.S. 139 Alexine A. Fenty
Elementary
330 RUGBY ROAD
P.S. 164 Caesar Rodney
Elementary
4211 14 AVENUE
P.S. 192 Brooklyn
K-8
4715 18 AVENUE
P.S. 230 Doris L. Cohen
Elementary
1 ALBEMARLE ROAD
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