Gravesend is yet another community that favors quiet residential living over the hustle and bustle of other parts of the city.

Although the origin of the name “Gravesend” remains disputed, it likely derives either from the English seaport of Gravesend, Kent or from the Dutch name s’Gravenzande, which roughly translates to “The Count’s Beach” or “The Count’s Sand.

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Building Mix

  • 31% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 19% Pre War
  • 17% Private House
  • 9% Walk-Up
  • 8% Elevator Building

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Ocean Parkway at Avenue R: Top floor 2 bedroom in a gorgeous pre-war elevator building with a 18 x 12 livingroom facing East overlooking Ocean Parkway, 18' long eat-in kitchen with 2 exposures and decorative built-in shelves, white appliances and cabinets and linoleum floor. There is a 10 x 7 entry foyer with coat closet,, and a full bathroom with a huge linen closet. The front bedroom is 18 x 11.5 from the front of the large closet, and the rear bedroom is 13 x 14 with a large closet with 2 exposures and faces the rear/side of the building. The apartment gets great light all around, and is painted and cleaned. The building has a beautiful landscaped front lawn, a nice live-in super and laundry room on site. 5 blocks to the F at King's Highway, and a 10 minute walk (with great shopping) to the B/Q as well.

Apartment Details

$1,875, Two Bedrooms, 1.0 Bathroom

Last Updated Over 4 Years
Listed For Over 4 Years
Available Immediately
Pets: Cats Only
  • Pre War
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • Web ID:
Elevator, Laundry Room, On-site super
Nearby Subway Stations
  • F
    Kings Highway (0.3 mi)
  • F
    Av P (0.46 mi)
  • B Q
    Kings Highway (0.61 mi)
  • B Q
    Av U (0.68 mi)
  • N
    Kings Highway (0.68 mi)
  • F
    Av U (0.68 mi)
  • N
    Av U (0.79 mi)
  • F
    Av N (0.82 mi)
  • B Q
    Neck Rd (0.88 mi)
  • N
    Bay Parkway-22nd Av (0.89 mi)

$1,875Two Bedrooms
Ocean Pkwy