455 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 455 Ocean Pkwy

Heat and hot water included Elevator High-rise building Laundry room Live-in super Lobby Roof access Bathtub Hardwood floors Large windows Lots of lighting Closet Outdoor space Great view. Rent stabilized building Heat and hot water included Pets allowed Close to B/Q/F trains Walking distance to Prospect Park Near the restaurants and bars on Cortelyou Road. Glenn Tranter (Jan 2014)
This full service building offers a full time doorman, 2 elevators, laundry facilities, parking garage, and a rooftop with a SWIMMING POOL and stunning city and Verrazano Bridge views. Rami Avadi (Jun 2013)
24/7 Grocery stores, Public library, various restaurants, cafes, bakeries, Deli's, 3 blocks down into Ditmas park, you have a huge variety of Restaurants, Bars, and lounges. 24/7 Doorman, 24/7 camera surveillance, 18 story building, Roof top with a Summer Swimming pool ( open from 10 am. 10 minute walk to B and Q train (B runs express to the city as well as 3 blocks away from the F train. 6pm with Supervision of a lifeguard Garage in the building ( waiting list Laundromat in the building. Salomon Danielov (Oct 2012)
The F train runs along the western part of the neighborhood with stops at Fort Hamilton Parkway, Ditmas Avenue, and 18th Avenue. James Gibbs (Aug 2010)
Hardwood floors, separate kitchen, lots of closets and a great view in a doorman elevator building make this hard to beat. Only steps from the excellent restaurants, bars, live music venues and shopping on hip Cortelyou Rd. Anthony Robustelli (Sep 2013)
Located near local restaurants, easy street parking and near subways and buses witha short commute to the city. Lena Martinez (May 2014)
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Nearby Subway Stations

  • F Ditmas Av (0.41 mi)

building details

Floors: 15
Units: 147
Floor area: 201462
Year built: 1964

Building Median Rents

Studio: $1,288

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
  • P.S. 139 Alexine A. Fenty
  • Elementary
  • 330 RUGBY 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. 230 Doris L. Cohen
  • Elementary
  • 1 ALBEMARLE ROAD
  • P.S. 192 Brooklyn
  • K-8
  • 4715 18 AVENUE
  • P.S. 164 Caesar Rodney
  • Elementary
  • 4211 14 AVENUE
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