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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Ocean Parkway at Caton Avenue: Great one bedroom on the 4th floor of a beautiful pre-war elevator building with live-in super and laundry room 2 blocks to Prospect Park and the F/G at Fort Hamilton Parkway. The apartment has a 9 x 11 foyer with the kitchen against the far wall with wood laminate cabinets and white appliances, a 13 x 19 livingroom facing north, 2 large closets in the hall leading to the bedroom, a full bathroom in good condition with fully tiled walls and glass shower doors, and a 15 x 15 bedroom with 3 exposures and a large closet. The apartment is being painted and cleaned and having the floors done; these pics of the same apartment 2 flights down that's almost identical.

Apartment Details

$1,550, One Bedroom, 1.0 Bathroom

Last Updated Over 4 Years
Listed For Over 4 Years
Available Immediately
Pets: Cats Only
  • Pre War
  • 650 sq. ft.
  • Web ID:
Elevator, Laundry Room, On-site super
Nearby Subway Stations
  • F G
    Fort Hamilton Parkway (0.2 mi)
  • F G
    Church Av (0.43 mi)
  • B Q
    Beverly Rd (0.55 mi)
  • B Q
    Church Av (0.58 mi)
  • B Q
    Cortelyou Rd (0.68 mi)
  • B Q
    Parkside Av (0.81 mi)
  • F
    Ditmas Av (0.85 mi)
  • F G
    Prospect Park-15 St (0.89 mi)
  • B Q
    Newkirk Av (1.04 mi)
  • D
    9th Av (1.07 mi)

$1,550One Bedroom