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What $1,300/Month Can Rent You in New York City

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Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $1,300/month.

↑ Location-wise, this Astoria apartment isn't bad. Location-in-the-building-wise, however, it does leave something to be desired. (It's in the basement, although it does get a little natural light still.) It's unclear if what's pictured here is the bedroom or living room. It's asking $1,350/month.

↑ In Crown Heights, a small and dingy, but not unattractive, studio apartment is going for $1,350/month. Highlights include large windows, including one in the separate alcove kitchen, and a little exposed brick.

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↑ In Harlem, a one-bedroom apartment is asking $1,300/month with no fee. It could be a lot smaller, although the kitchen is definitely not great.

↑ In Bay Ridge, a freshly painted one-bedroom apartment is going for $1,350/month with utilities included. It has bay windows and nice kitchen cabinetry.

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↑ This Gowanus "ground floor" studio makes up for being a straight-up windowless basement by including access to a lovely backyard, with is shared with the other two units in the building. It's asking $1,350/month.

↑ And in Ditmas Park, a studio apartment with new kitchen appliances is asking $1,350/month with no fee. It has a couple closets and one fairly large window.

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