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: Rare top floor 2 bedroom in a pre-war elevator building with live-in super and laundry. The apartment has a huge 13 x 21 livingroom facing East overlooking Ocean Parkway/Prospect Expressway, a large entry foyer with 2 closets and built-in shelves leading to the eat-in kitchen with white appliances and cabinets and a small windowed dining area. The hallway has 3 large closets, and the bathroom has original separate tub/shower layout with a nice sink/vanity. The smaller bedroom is 9 x 14 with a corner window, and the larger bedroom is 12 x 18 with 3 windows facing North and East for great light. The building is 2 blocks to the F/G at Fort Hamilton Parkway and 3 blocks to Prospect Park. Must have 700 credit and 75k verified income; dogs ok case-by-case to 25lbs, cats ok. No guarantors or extra security possible.

Apartment Details

$2,400, Two Bedrooms, 1.0 Bathroom

Last Updated ~ 3 Years
Listed For ~ 3 Years
Available Immediately
Pets: Small Dogs & Cats
  • Pre War
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • Web ID: 3278458
Elevator, Laundry Room, On-site super
Nearby Subway Stations
  • F G
    Fort Hamilton Parkway (0.22 mi)
  • F G
    Church Av (0.36 mi)
  • B Q
    Beverly Rd (0.6 mi)
  • B Q
    Church Av (0.65 mi)
  • B Q
    Cortelyou Rd (0.71 mi)
  • F
    Ditmas Av (0.8 mi)
  • B Q
    Parkside Av (0.88 mi)
  • F G
    Prospect Park-15 St (0.9 mi)
  • D
    9th Av (1.0 mi)
  • B Q
    Newkirk Av (1.05 mi)