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New York City rent comparison: What $1,700 gets you right now

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See what $1,700/month gets you in neighborhoods like Bed-Stuy, Parkchester, and Rego Park

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly 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, we're looking at apartments renting around $1,700.

↑ This sunny one-bedroom in Rego Park is renting for $1,750 a month. The 820-square-foot apartment has hardwood floors, arched doorways, crown molding, and revamped kitchen and bathroom.

↑ It may take a certain level of tolerance to want to live in this Lenox Hill studio along First Avenue. Although it boast high ceilings and immense sunlight the kitchen is tiny and dated while the closet space is comical. Rent will run you $1,700/month.

↑ $1,725/month rents this renovated one-bedroom in Inwood. This sizable apartment is laden with exposed brick, a modern bathroom, and a large kitchen that features stainless steel appliances.

↑ In Parkchester, this expansive two-bedroom is renting for $1,750/month. Not only has this large apartment undergone a recent renovation, it receives tons of natural light and is located a block away from the 6 train.

↑ The views aren’t brag-worthy and the space is a bit tight within this small Hell’s Kitchen studio but it comes with new appliances and a remodeled bathroom. It’s also in a great location and is renting for $1,700/month.

↑ If you don’t mind the third-floor walk-up, this renovated studio in Bed-Stuy might not be a bad idea. According to its listing, there’s even a walk-in closet somewhere within its confines and Prospect Park is not too far away.