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11 hours  |  Score: 88.9
242 Newkirk Ave, Apt 2
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,400 2 Bed 1 Bath
By Zalman Simpson
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1 day  |  Score: 87.6
707 Beverly Rd
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,999 1 Bed 1 Bath
By Crystal Quist
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11 hours  |  Score: 86.0
102 Albemarle Rd, Apt E4
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,550 3 Bed 1 Bath
By Dale Browne
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7 hours  |  Score: 81.6
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,200 2 Bed 1 Bath
By Everett Smith
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1 day  |  Score: 81.6
318 Ditmas Avenue, Apt 2
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,450 2 Bed 1 Bath
By Anette Hollmann
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2 days  |  Score: 81.2
242 Newkirk Ave, Apt 1
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,400 1 Bed 1 Bath
By Paulo Isidoro
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3 days  |  Score: 77.5
224 East 3rd Street, Apt 1
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,500 2 Bed 1 Bath
By iman zahrieh
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1 day  |  Score: 77.0
580 Ocean Parkway
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,600 1 Bed 1 Bath
By Konstantinos Pappas
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Doorman · Elevator
19 hours  |  Score: 76.6
KENSINGTON
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,550 1 Bed 1 Bath
By Liena Stebere
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2 days  |  Score: 76.5
723 E 5th Street, Apt 3D
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,500 3 Bed 1 Bath
By Klevi Tomcini
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1 day  |  Score: 76.2
Ocean Pkwy.
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,600 2 Bed 1 Bath
By Elina Golovko
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Elevator · Pre-War · Hardwood Floors
1 day  |  Score: 76.2
Ocean parkway
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,700 1 Bed 1 Bath
By Temur Davlatov
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750 ft² · Elevator
3 days  |  Score: 75.9
342 East 8th St
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$3,100 3 Bed 2 Bath
By Meghna Patel
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1 day  |  Score: 75.9
530 East 89th
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,100 1 Bed 1 Bath
By Kunal Khemlani
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2 days  |  Score: 75.4
Ocean Parkway
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,700 1 Bed 1 Bath
By Barbara Weisfeld
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700 ft² · Elevator
2 days  |  Score: 74.8
Ditmas Avenue
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$2,450 2 Bed 1 Bath
By Tyshawn Brathwaite
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3 days  |  Score: 74.4
Ocean Pkwy & Ditmas Ave
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,700 1 Bed 1 Bath
By kashayia griffin
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Doorman · Elevator
4 days  |  Score: 74.3
323 East 9th Street
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,700 1 Bed 1 Bath
By Zion Alexander
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700 ft²
5 days  |  Score: 74.3
771 Mcdonald Avenue, Apt 0
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,650 1 Bed 1 Bath
By Joinery.nyc
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2 days  |  Score: 73.8
Ocean Parkway & Ditmas Ave
Kensington, Central Brooklyn, Brooklyn
$1,700 1 Bed 1 Bath
By Christine Ciccone
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Kensington

Less well-known than its neighbors Prospect Park South, Borough Park and Windsor Terrace, the residential and family-oriented neighborhood of Kensington within Brooklyn is home to a population of around 50,000 people. While Kensinton has yet to "up-and-come" the neighborhood may soon be with its Victorian-style homes, abundance of greenery, and easygoing, family-friendly feel drawing in more and more renters looking to take a break from the Brooklyn bustle. Those seeking the same can find…

Kensington Apartments
Kensington

Less well-known than its neighbors Prospect Park South, Borough Park and Windsor Terrace, the residential and family-oriented neighborhood of Kensington within Brooklyn is home to a population of around 50,000 people. While Kensinton has yet to "up-and-come" the neighborhood may soon be with its Victorian-style homes, abundance of greenery, and easygoing, family-friendly feel drawing in more and more renters looking to take a break from the Brooklyn bustle. Those seeking the same can find their refuge in the two-family townhouses, Victorian stand-alones, row-houses and brownstones that Kensington has to offer. Local residents enjoy the perks of living close by to Prospect Park and the many yearly festivals sponsored by local community organizations.

Neighborhood: Kensington

Population: A residential, family-oriented neighborhood, it’s so quiet you can hear the trees rustle. Still pretty populous, though; 50,152 people live here, and population density is 65,257 people per square mile (Brooklyn: 34,917 people per square mile).

Adjacent Neighborhoods: Borough Park, Midwood, Ditmas Park, Prospect Park South, Windsor Terrace

Public Transit: F/G train to Church Ave; Ditmas Ave; 18th Ave; B/Q to Beverley Rd; Cortelyou Rd; Newkirk Ave.

What’s Here?: Kensington has yet to “up-and-come” like some other Brooklyn neighborhoods, but it’s not far: the Victorian-style homes, abundance of greenery, and easygoing, family-friendly feel, is the perfect respite for anyone eager to break away from all that Brooklyn bustle. In the last few years, a few bars and lounges have opened, adding a little spice to K-Town’s nightlife. Check out The Castello Plan, a live music venue and restaurant, as well as the twofers Bar Chord, a combo guitar shop and event space, and Sycamore, flower shop by-day, bar by-night.

Flat or Tall?: Primarily residential, Kensington features a variety of residential properties: two-family townhouses, Victorian stand-alones, row-houses and brownstones.

History: Like so many Manhattan and Brooklyn neighborhoods, Kensington was settled by the Dutch, and eventually incorporated by the English, hence its proper British-sounding name (The streets are similarly named: Argyle, Westminster, Stratford…). In the years since, a steady stream of immigrants have come to the neighborhood, and now people from every part of the world call the area home. Nearby Flatbush is home to many Caribbeans, while Midwood, to the south, has many residents from Eastern Europe. Expect to find a blend of culture, cuisine, and architecture in this quintessentially New York neighborhood.

Activities: You’re just a short jaunt to Prospect Park, where there’s a carousel, swan-filled pond, and miles and miles to run or walk. In addition, there are several festivals sponsored by local community organizations. Check out kensingtonbk.com for more info.

Check it out: The Dogwood, a Southern-style restaurant on Church Avenue, has just expanded its hours to include brunch. Nearby is LARK Cafe, which hosts a monthly reading series every third Sunday with New York-based authors.

Median Rents for Kensington
Studio Apartments -
1 Bedroom Apartments $1,730
2 Bedroom Apartments $2,200
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Public Transportation
F
0.29 mi - Ditmas Av (Ditmas Ave and McDonald Ave)
Q
B
0.53 mi - Cortelyou Rd (Cortelyou Rd and Marlborough Rd)
D
1.13 mi - Fort Hamilton Parkway (45th St and New Utrecht Ave)
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