1553 OCEAN AVE in Midwood


Quiet Families

Midwood is located in the south-central section of Brooklyn, south of Flatbush and east of Ocean Parkway.

Though there are new condos are in development, the neighborhood primarily consists of Victorian houses on large plots of land. Several famous individuals including Woody Allen, Darren Aronofsky, and Arthur Miller were born and/or raised in Midwood. The shopping area on Kings Highway is a popular spot, as is Kolbert Park.

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Building Mix

  • 31% Pre War
  • 22% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 14% Walk-Up
  • 8% Elevator Building
  • 6% Private House
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Descriptions of 1553 Ocean Ave

~1 Spacious Bedrooms ~Full Kitchen with new Appliances ~Full Bath ~Large Living area ~Lots of closet space ~High Ceilings ~Hardwood Floors Throughout ~Lots of Natural Light ~Laundry On-Site ~Parking Must make a combined min of 45k annually and have good credit above 600. Frank Registe (Mar 2013)
Newly Renovated Bedrooms Modern Appliances Modern Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances Tons of Closet Space Heat + Hot water included Great neighborhood location Great Lobby Steps to Train. Vanessa Lopez (Apr 2013)
LOCATION 7 MIN TO THE Q TRAIN 10 MIN TO Brooklyn College 5 MIN TO Great Shopping, Restaurants ]Midwood is a neighborhood in the south central part of the New York City borough of Brooklyn. Mike Stern (May 2014)
Safe neighborhood Quiet block Walking distance from Brooklyn college 1 Block from Q train Spacious rooms Hardwood Floors New appliances. Sam Bholai (Aug 2014)
Prewar walk-up building, great location, minutes to Brooklyn College, close to trains, stores and restaurants on Ave J. Chauncey Palmer (Dec 2013)
Its conveniently located near B/Q train station at Ave J, near local shopping, laundry and eateries. Jelevia Dixon (Jun 2014)
HEAT and HOT WATER INCLUDED * 1st months rent + security deposit + Broker fee to move in. Steps from ALL trendy shopping, bars/nightlife, convenience and TRAINS. Omar Dyer (Apr 2013)
With easy access to fantastic restaurants, shops, bars, markets and transportation. Beautiful tree lined street with excellent sun exposure from every room. Jonathan Fontain (Aug 2014)
Building is managed by a reputable company and has a very responsive live-in super. Andrea Day (Aug 2014)

apartments in this building

Nearby Subway Stations

  • B Q Avenue J (0.36 mi)
  • B Q Avenue M (0.52 mi)
  • B Q Avenue H (0.54 mi)

building details

Floors: 4
Units: 44
Floor area: 43000
Year built: 1924

Nearby Subway Stations

  • B Q Avenue J (0.36 mi)
  • B Q Avenue M (0.52 mi)
  • B Q Avenue H (0.54 mi)

Nearby Schools

  • P.S. 193 Gil Hodges
  • Elementary
  • 2515 AVENUE L
  • Edward R. Murrow High School
  • High school
  • 1600 AVENUE L
  • Brooklyn College Academy
  • Secondary School
  • Andries Hudde
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • P.S. 099 Isaac Asimov
  • K-8
  • 1120 EAST 10 STREET
  • School Of Science & Technology
  • Elementary
  • 725 EAST 23 STREET
  • P.S. K315
  • Elementary
  • Midwood High School
  • High school
  • P.S. 199 Frederick Wachtel
  • Elementary
  • 1100 ELM AVENUE
  • I. S. 381
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 1599 EAST 22 STREET