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 Caton and Church Avenues: Beautifully renovated rent stabilized (legal rent is $1943 for a 1 year lease, $1989 with a 2 year lease) one bedroom with South light and views from the 3rd floor of a post-war elevator building. The apartment has a 20 x 12 livingroom with 3 windows plus an all new island kitchen with granite counters, classic wood cabinets with stainless pulls, stainless steel appliances including fridge, stove and microwave. There are 2 closets outside the all new bathroom with soaking tub, marble topped vanity with tons of drawers, beautiful art deco style lighting above the vanity and black granite tiles offset by white subway tiles. The bedroom also faces South and has a well-laid out closet. The building has laundry on every floor, a live-in super and nice landscaped entry to the lobby.

Must have excellent credit (700+) and income of at least 80k. No guarantors or extra securities permitted. Cats ok, sorry, no dogs.

Apartment Details

$1,890, One Bedroom, 1.0 Bathroom

Last Updated Over 3 Years
Listed For Over 3 Years
Available Immediately
Pets: Cats Only
  • Post War
  • 750 sq. ft.
  • Web ID: 2777255
Dishwasher, Elevator, Laundry Room, On-site super
Nearby Subway Stations
  • F G
    Fort Hamilton Parkway (0.33 mi)
  • B Q
    Beverly Rd (0.43 mi)
  • F G
    Church Av (0.44 mi)
  • B Q
    Church Av (0.54 mi)
  • B Q
    Cortelyou Rd (0.55 mi)
  • F
    Ditmas Av (0.79 mi)
  • B Q
    Parkside Av (0.8 mi)
  • B Q
    Newkirk Av (0.91 mi)
  • F G
    Prospect Park-15 St (1.01 mi)
  • D
    9th Av (1.15 mi)

$1,890One Bedroom