Kensington and Parkville


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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Caton Avenue at East 7th Street: Huge 800 sf 1 bedroom on the 1st floor (1/2 flight up) of a pre-war elevator building with live-in super and laundry room. The apartment has a great layout with a 9x8 entrance foyer, huge 14x18 corner livingroom (courtyard views for the apartment), 8x10 kitchen with tile floor and great cabinet and counter space, full bathroom with linen closet, and a huge 12x19 bedroom with 3 windows as well. The apartment is 2 blocks to Prospect Park and the F/G trains at Fort Hamilton Parkway, and a 5 minute walk to Hamilton's, Brancaccio's, Lark Cafe and Steeplechase Coffee.

$1,700One Bedroom

Apartment Details

Web ID: 2255211
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1.0
Square ft: 800
Listed for: ~ 3 Years
Last updated: ~ 3 Years
Available: Immediately
Building: Pre War
Pets: Cats Only
Elevator, Laundry Room, On-site super
Nearby Subway Stations
  • G F Fort Hamilton Pkwy (0.24 mi)
  • G F Church Av (0.49 mi)