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 $1,500/month.
↑ A large studio in Crown Heights is renting for $1,495/month. There aren’t enough pictures to give a full idea of what the space has to offer, but it’s evident that there’s decent natural light and new stainless steel appliances. The prewar building has an elevator and even parking spaces (for an extra $120/month).
↑ In Harlem, $1,550/month gets you a cozy studio with a revamped bathroom, hardwood floors, and modern appliances in the tiny kitchen. Otherwise, there isn’t a whole lot going on within this practical space.
↑ Rent this spacious one-bedroom apartment in the Bronx’s Fordham neighborhood for just $1,450/month. The apartment is big on closet space and wood trimming, and has a large living room that is illuminated by incoming light through a pair of windows. The nearest train station is about three blocks away.
↑ $1,550/month rents this sunny one-bedroom in Inwood. This no-frills apartment provides all the essentials: a spacious living room, practical kitchen, a well-sized bedroom, and seemingly decent storage space.
↑ Finally, there’s a bright studio in Gowanus for $1,550/month. Through the distorted listing photos, we can see that the space offers exposed brick, crown molding, a tiny kitchen, generous overhead storage; per the listing, there’s also a washer/dryer unit.
What apartment would you rent for $1,500?
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