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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Kensington and Parkville map

Building Mix

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

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Ocean Parkway at Ditmas Avenue: Fantastic 2 bedroom apartment with garden views and no street noise on the 6th floor of a 1960's elevator building with live-in super, laundry room and garage (parking $225). The apartment has a huge picture window in the 20 x 12 livingroom facing East with hardwood floors and a ceiling fan, nice entry foyer with 1 large and 2 small closets, small but nicely renovated kitchen with granite counters and floor, wood cabinets and stainless appliances (no dishwasher), renovated full bathroom + linen closet, and a 11 x 16 bedroom facing East with a large closet and a 9 x 12 bedroom facing West with a closet as well. The building is well maintained with a lovely lobby, video security and landscaped front yard, and is 5 short blocks to the F at Ditmas Avenue and a 10 minute walk to the Q at Cortelyou Road. Great location in Kensington but close to Ditmas Park as well.

Apartment Details

$2,350, Two Bedrooms, 1.0 Bathroom

Last Updated Over 4 Years
Listed For Over 4 Years
Available Immediately
Pets: Large Dogs & Cats
  • Post War
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • Web ID:
Dishwasher, Elevator, Garage, Laundry Room, On-site super, Parking
Nearby Subway Stations
  • F
    Ditmas Av (0.33 mi)
  • B Q
    Newkirk Av (0.51 mi)
  • B Q
    Cortelyou Rd (0.54 mi)
  • F G
    Church Av (0.57 mi)
  • F
    18th Av (0.6 mi)
  • B Q
    Beverly Rd (0.67 mi)
  • B Q
    Av H (0.73 mi)
  • F
    Av I (0.88 mi)
  • F G
    Fort Hamilton Parkway (0.94 mi)
  • B Q
    Av J (1.0 mi)

$2,350Two Bedrooms