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McDonald Ave, Kensington

40.6354287265843 -73.9780022114896
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"McDonald Avenue is a really Ugly!"

Apologies to anyone living on McDonald Avenue within sight and sound of the elevated subway, but this major part of McDonald Avenue is downright ugly and nasty. It is one of the longest streets in Brooklyn, running from the Greenwood Cemetery area all the say toward the Coney Island area, ending at the intersection of Avenue X, 86th Street and Shell Road. The reason most of McDonald Avenue is so ugly is because the elevated subway has a line that travels McDonald Avenue and all of the apartments and businesses on this noisy street face the subway and its constant rumblings. So if you happen to have an apartment on McDonald Avenue, your front windows will see and hear the trains whooshing past at all hours of the day and night. For this reason, it is not a very desirable place to live and the rents are fairly low. If you need a place to stay on the cheap, this is the street to look at. Most apartments are on the second floor, above stores and businesses. There are a lot of little mom-and-pop stores on McDonald Avenue, restaurants, ethnic eateries, and one-of-a-kind places. It's interesting to see, but nothing worth a special trip. Sorry! Frankly, I don't recommend ths area for anyone .... but I'm checking singles because I have to.
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