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.

Apartment Details

$1,700, One Bedroom, 1.0 Bathroom

Last Updated Over 3 Years
Listed For Over 3 Years
Available Immediately
Pets: Cats Only
  • Pre War
  • 800 sq. ft.
  • Web ID: 2255211
Elevator, Laundry Room, On-site super
Nearby Subway Stations
  • F G
    Fort Hamilton Parkway (0.17 mi)
  • F G
    Church Av (0.48 mi)
  • B Q
    Beverly Rd (0.55 mi)
  • B Q
    Church Av (0.56 mi)
  • B Q
    Cortelyou Rd (0.69 mi)
  • B Q
    Parkside Av (0.77 mi)
  • F G
    Prospect Park-15 St (0.86 mi)
  • F
    Ditmas Av (0.9 mi)
  • B Q
    Newkirk Av (1.07 mi)
  • B Q S
    Prospect Park (1.08 mi)

$1,700One Bedroom