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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East 7th Street between Cortelyou Road and Ditmas Avenue: 800 Sq.Ft bright and quiet 1 bedroom with East-facing treetop views in a well maintained 1960's elevator building with live-in super and laundry room. The apartment has a 20 x 12 livingroom facing East, with an additional 12 x 12 dining area with a low wall separating the two. The dining area has a very large closet and a very small closet, and is opposite the separate kitchen with linoleum floors and typical wood cabinets with faux-granite counters and white appliances. There is a group of original cabinets and drawers outside the full bathroom, and an 11 x 17 bedroom with 2 more large closets. The building is a 7 block walk to the F at Ditmas Avenue, and a 9 block walk to the Q at Cortelyou Road.

Must have excellent credit (over 700) and at least 40x income; no guarantors or cosigners allowed.

Apartment Details

$1,400, One Bedroom, 1.0 Bathroom

Last Updated Almost 4 Years
Listed For Almost 4 Years
Available Immediately
Pets: Cats Only
  • Post War
  • 800 sq. ft.
  • Web ID: 2149727
Elevator, Laundry Room, On-site super
Nearby Subway Stations
  • B Q
    Cortelyou Rd (0.41 mi)
  • F G
    Church Av (0.44 mi)
  • B Q
    Beverly Rd (0.47 mi)
  • F
    Ditmas Av (0.49 mi)
  • B Q
    Newkirk Av (0.61 mi)
  • F G
    Fort Hamilton Parkway (0.69 mi)
  • B Q
    Church Av (0.76 mi)
  • F
    18th Av (0.85 mi)
  • B Q
    Av H (0.91 mi)
  • B Q
    Parkside Av (1.09 mi)

$1,400One Bedroom