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 in Brooklyn renting around $1,750/month.
↑ In Gowanus, $1,800/month gets you this one-bedroom, one-bathroom, located on the third floor of a walk-up building. The 800-square-foot apartment has an open layout with a windowed kitchen that neighbors the living room and a wall of windows. The one thing we can’t fully explain is the ladder in the living room—does it lead to the bedroom? Is it randomly placed? Alas, without a floorplan, we can’t say for sure.
↑ A simple but spacious one-bedroom in Williamsburg is renting for $1,700/month. It comes with wood floors, a small kitchen, and lots of sunlight. Overall, its design is a bit dated but provides all of the essentials. The nearest train station is just two blocks away at the J and M line’s Flushing Avenue station.
↑ Fresh off of a full renovation is this two-bedroom, one-bathroom in Crown Heights, going for $1,795/month. It’s got exposed brick, hardwood floors, a modest kitchen with new cabinets, and decent storage space. The 3/4/5 trains at the Utica Avenue station are only a block away.
↑ This 750-square-foot apartment in Ditmas Park, asking $1,750/month, has new floors, recessed lighting, and new kitchen cabinets. While the rooms are small, they there is a workable amount of storage space throughout, so that helps. The Beverley Road station on the Q line is a three-block walk away.
↑ A plethora of windows fill this one-bedroom in Fort Hamilton with natural light while other details include high ceilings, hardwood floors, arched doorways, and a modern windowed kitchen, and four large closets throughout. It’s asking an even $1,700/month.
↑ And finally, in Flatbush, this whitewashed one-bedroom boasts a simple design and is priced at $1,800/month. The sunny apartment is filled with windows and offers recessed lighting, light colored hardwood floors, and a revamped kitchen.
Which Brooklyn apartment would you rent for around $1,750?
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