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 we're looking at units renting for around $5,700/month.
↑ In Crown Heights, $5,699 a month will get you an enormous duplex that covers 2,225 square feet of space with two large bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, an open kitchen, and a rec room encompassing the entire lower level. The private garden measures nearly 1,000 square feet and the apartment has been tastefully finished with coffered ceilings, white oak floors, wainscoting, and exposed brick walls.
↑ While $5,700 is on the steep side for a one-bedroom, one-bathroom, you have to admit that this place is pretty nice. The Chelsea apartment features a spacious design that includes a large living room, high ceilings, a huge fireplace, and hardwood floors throughout. There’s also an outdoor space and rooftop access that offers sweeping Manhattan views.
↑ The listing for this three-bedroom, two-bathroom home claims that it provides the "brownstone Brooklyn experience" despite being located within a seven-story condo building. The home, currently renting for an asking price of $5,750/month, is equipped with oversized windows, a modern chef’s kitchen, and abundant closet space. As for the building, there’s a common roof space and even a charging station for hybrid vehicles.
↑ Surrounded by huge windows that invite natural light to permeate throughout, this Noho apartment offers one bedroom, one bathroom, a cabinet-filled open kitchen, washer/dryer unit, high ceilings, and oak floors for $5,680/month.
↑ This two-bedroom, two-bathroom home on Manhattan’s Upper East Side normally would rent for $6,400 a month but currently a 14-month lease comes with a month and a half of free rent bring the net rent down to $5,714. The sunny apartment features a roomy corner living room, floor-to-ceiling windows, white oak floors, a washer/dryer, and a private outdoor space.
↑ Located within a historic West Village carriage house, this one-bedroom duplex is laid out over 700 square feet. The lofty space has an open living/dining area, a narrow kitchen, a modest but manageable bedroom, and an outdoor space for an asking price of $5,650 a month.