55 Gelston Avenue

Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton

Quiet Families Great food

Nestled on Brooklyn’s southwest coast, Bay Ridge offer some of the borough’s most beautiful scenery, with views of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, the bay and harbor, and Staten Island beyond.

(Fort Hamilton is a residential neighborhood within Bay Ridge. It’s also a post of the Army National Guard and the United States Army Reserve, and these provide military support for New York City.

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Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton map

Building Mix

  • 24% Pre War
  • 20% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 15% Walk-Up
  • 14% Private House
  • 6% Condo or Co-Op Building

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Descriptions of 55 Gelston Avenue

Within a few blocks you will find Century 21, TJ Maxx, Children's Place, The Gap, Modell's, top rated Chinese, Vietnamese, Hinsch's famous Candy and Cafe, and Japanese food, the R train at 86th, and Express Buses to Manhattan. Marie Sepich (Jul 2014)
Elevator in the building, separated kitchen from living room, full bathroom, laundry in the basement, $200 extra for parking with remote garage, steps from the train, live in super. James Gibbs (Aug 2010)
Waiting list for garage parking (I do have a parking space for rent in the meantime for $200, 3 blocks away Near 86th Street shopping, public transit, and the best of Bay Ridge. Michael Castro (Jun 2012)
Pre-war building, Laundry room, Quiet building, Elevator, Lobby, Laundry in building, Restaurants nearby, Shopping nearby, Quiet neighborhood, School nearby, Tree-lined block. Sheraz Ali (Mar 2013)
Prime location a block away from South Brooklyns commercial and business district, Elevator/Laundry, Garage covered parking spot available at an additional premium of $250. Prime located, quietly located on a tree lined block, just a short walk to the R train and an even shorter walker to the business district of South Brooklyn. Eric Bartoli (May 2014)
Nestled on a side street of the center of bay ridge brooklyn, a stone's throw away from all shopping, supermarkets and resturants. Hatem Saleh (Feb 2014)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • R 86 St (0.26 mi)
  • R Bay Ridge - 95 St (0.38 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 76
Floor area: 46332
Year built: 1960

Building Median Rents

1br: $1,695
Studio: $1,400

Nearby Schools

P.S. 264 Bay Ridge Elementary School For The Arts
415 89 STREET
P.S./I.S. 104 The Fort Hamilton School
9115 5 AVENUE
P.S. 185 Walter Kassenbrock
P.S. 127 Mckinley Park
7805 7 AVENUE
J.H.S. 201 The Dyker Heights
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
8010 12 AVENUE
Fort Hamilton High School
High school
J.H.S. 259 William Mckinley
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
P.S. 170 Lexington
7109 6 AVENUE
P.S. 229 Dyker
I.S. 30 Mary White Ovington
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle