Co-op pick of the week

This Kensington two bedroom has prewar charm and a shared outdoor space

By Mimi O'Connor | June 25, 2018 - 9:00AM 

The apartment is in a prewar elevator building. 

Douglas Elliman 

This two-bedroom, one-bath co-op in Brooklyn's Kensington neighborhood has a lot of style and charm. Listed for $675,000, 192 East 8th St. is in a prewar building built in 1940, and features some nice renovations. The apartment has hardwood floors, a fireplace mantel, and a foyer with three closets. It measures 950 square feet.

An open living room/dining room space features recessed lighting and two east-facing windows. 

The renovated kitchen has a south-facing window, as well as white tile and stainless steel appliances. 

French doors off the living room lead to the master bedroom, which has an additional entrance that opens to the hall near the bathroom. 

The renovated bathroom features stylish white tile, brass fixtures, a glassed-in shower and has a window. 

Maintenance is $878, and residents have access to a renovated backyard with raised vegetable and flower beds. The co-op  is pet-friendly, offers personal and bike storage, and has new laundry facilities. 

The apartment is located just off of Church Avenue, where shopping for basics and bars and restaurants can be found. The F train is six blocks away at Church Avenue, and the Q is eight blocks away in the other direction. 


Mimi O'Connor

Contributing Writer

Mimi O’Connor has written about New York City real estate for publications that include Brick Underground, Refinery29, and Thrillist. She is the recipient of two awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors for interior design and service journalism. Her writing on New York City, parenting, events, and culture has also appeared in Parents, Red Tricycle, BizBash, and Time Out New York.

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