184 Kent – 184 Kent Avenue

184 Kent is a rental apartment building located in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood. 184 Kent was completed by renowned architect Cass Gilbert in 1915. Formerly a Austin Nicol’s warehouse, 184 Kent sits on the Williamsburg waterfront. The building has been completely redesigned for residential use, and feature a landscaped interior courtyard, a fitness center, resident lounge, roof deck, bike storage and more. Residences at 184 Kent boast stainless steel appliances, natural stone countertops and teak wood floors, as well as high ceilings with exposed concrete beams that hearken back to the building’s loftier days. 184 Kent is one of Williamsburg’s premier waterfront rentals.

Units and Pricing

There are currently 31 available units for rent at 184 Kent, ranging in size from studios to 1,424 square foot large three bedrooms. Studios start at $2,240/month, while one bedrooms range from $2,492 to $2,954/month. Two bedrooms range from $3,214 to $4,825/month, while three bedrooms start at $5,225/month for 1,661 square feet and top out at $5,567/month for just under 1,500 square feet. The average price per square foot at 184 Kent is $44.

Features and Amenities

Boasting 12’-15’ ceilings, open layouts, and a deep rooted artistic and industrial past, these residences are truly authentic lofts.  SLCE Architects preserved such classic elements as oversized windows and exposed concrete beams while introducing contemporary interiors by SLADE Architecture. Residences have been outfitted to appeal to a modern sense of taste, but still reek of historical significance.  Interiors include teak wood floors, natural stone countertops, stainless steel appliances, award-winning finishes, washer and dryer in every unit – even private courtyard terraces for many.

Amenities at 184 Kent include: 24-hour doorman, resident lounge with billiards and games, fitness center with river views, bike storage, multi-level landscaped interior courtyard, roofdeck, valet parking and bike storage.


184 Kent is located on Williamsburg’s waterfront, just a hop, skip and a jump away from the east side of Manhattan. 184 Kent is off the L subway line, so residents can be in Manhattan in minutes. They enjoy a proximity to the East River and all the view of the city skyline that come with it, as well as local eateries,bars and entertainment such as Streetwater and Radegast Hall and Biergarten.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

If Brooklyn is the new Manhattan, Williamsburg is the new East Village. This waterfront neighborhood, previously chock full of factories and inhabited by immigrants, is slowly becoming the place for young people to live. The waterfront and city skyline vies from 184 Kent aren’t too shabby, and the amenities are top notch without being over the top. 184 Kent is brand new; occupancy just began in Spring 2010, so you’ll be getting a never lived in apartment. 184 Kent is a no fee rental building, which, unless you want to live in a dingy 5th floor walkup, is hard to find in Manhattan. The residences are sun-drenched and fairly spacious, and you can get to Manhattan in a matter of minutes. What’s not to like?