640 Ditmas Avenue

Kensington and Parkville

Quiet Families

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

  • 27% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 25% Pre War
  • 10% Walk-Up
  • 9% Elevator Building
  • 7% Private House

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Descriptions of 640 Ditmas Avenue

This neighborhood's Victorian mansions and quiet side streets evoke a pastoral charm, but its commercial corridors remind you that you've made it to the 21st century. There's a central Brooklyn neighborhood where you can hitch up your horse at an early 1900s barn. Luckily, its shops (and Manhattan) aren't difficult to access thanks to the F train. The area is served by one train option. Ed Hassan (Feb 2013)
The building has an elegant lobby with original architectural detail, is equipped with a security camera system and has a superintendent on staff. Located within a few blocks from the B, Q and F Trains. Shashi Sharma Andrade-Oliveira (Oct 2014)
The F train runs along the western part of the neighborhood with stops at Fort Hamilton Parkway, Ditmas Avenue, and 18th Avenue. Steve Desmaret (Jul 2011)
war building, Quiet neighborhood Dmitry Yakhnis Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Rapid Realty. Dmitry Yakhnis (Jan 2013)
Close to Prospect Park, Cortelyou restaurant strip and only 24 minutes to Manhattan. Well cared for Pre-War building close to Ditmas F train. Lots of shopping and restaurants. Easy Access to F B Q trains. Simon Day (Jul 2013)
First Month + Last Month + Security + Broker Fee to move in. Quiet neighborhood. Post-war building. Jason Lewis (Jan 2013)
Near Shopping and Subway. Chioma Ogwuegbu (Jun 2013)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • F Ditmas Av (0.45 mi)
  • F 18 Av (0.57 mi)

building details

Floors: 4
Units: 39
Floor area: 30803
Year built: 1920

Building Median Rents

1br: $1,350

Nearby Schools

J.H.S. 062 Ditmas
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
P.S. K134
4001 18 AVENUE
P.S. 217 Colonel David Marcus School
P.S. 179 Kensington
P.S. 139 Alexine A. Fenty
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. 192 Brooklyn
4715 18 AVENUE
P.S. 164 Caesar Rodney
4211 14 AVENUE
P.S. 245