542 E 8TH ST 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 542 E 8th St

Roughly a 10 minute walk to either the F at Ditmas Avenue or the B/Q at Newkirk, and close to all the great shops and restaurants on Cortelyou Road in Ditmas Park, and parking is available in the back for $200/month if needed. 1 month rent, 1 month security and 1 month broker fee. Non-smoking building, and pets are case-by-case. Liam Mccarthy (Sep 2013)
Free laundry in the basement and Heat, hot water, and cooking gas are included. Sully Klein (Nov 2013)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • F Ditmas Av (0.52 mi)
  • B Q Cortelyou Rd (0.55 mi)
  • B Q Newkirk Av (0.56 mi)

building details

Floors: 2
Units: 2
Floor area: 3588
Year built: 1910

Building Median Rents

2br: $2,500

Nearby Schools

J.H.S. 062 Ditmas
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
700 CORTELYOU ROAD
P.S. 217 Colonel David Marcus School
Elementary
1100 NEWKIRK AVENUE
P.S. K134
Elementary
4001 18 AVENUE
P.S. 139 Alexine A. Fenty
Elementary
330 RUGBY ROAD
P.S. 179 Kensington
Elementary
202 AVENUE C
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. 245
Elementary
249 EAST 17TH STREET
P.S. 192 Brooklyn
K-8
4715 18 AVENUE
P.S. 230 Doris L. Cohen
Elementary
1 ALBEMARLE ROAD
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