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What $8,500 rents in NYC right now

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See what $8,500/month gets you in Greenwich Village, Midtown West, and Park Slope

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 $8,500/month.

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↑On the Upper East Side, a three-bedroom, three-bathroom condo spanning 1,600 square feet is renting for $8,500/month. The brokerbabble chalks up the design as “Restoration Hardware meets country chic,” which may not be entirely inaccurate. Among its details are floor-to-ceiling windows, Brazilian cherry wood floors, a renovated windowed kitchen, and decent views of Manhattan.


↑This 1,200-square-foot loft in Greenwich Village wants an even $8,500/month. It comes with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, 18-foot ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace, washer/dryer machine, and a private balcony accessed through the master bedroom. [Floorplan]

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↑Another loft is up for grabs for $8,500/month, only this one is located in Noho. Vaulted ceilings, brick walls, and floor-to-ceiling windows give this 1,500-square-foot two-bedroom abode some bohemian flair. The apartment is accessed through a keyed elevator and there is a new washer/dryer machine on hand. [Floorplan]

↑In Gramercy, yet another loft that is going for $8,500. This one comes with a wall of windows, 12-foot beamed ceilings, exposed brick walls, an angular open kitchen, three bedrooms, two renovated bathrooms, and a library.

↑If you’re looking for something outside of Manhattan, there is this Baxti Ingui Architects-designed three-bedroom condo within a townhouse in Park Slope. The space mixes classic and contemporary details that include elaborate columns, arched doorways, decorative mantles, a modern kitchen, and large windows that bring in lots of sunlight. Asking price is $8,500/month.

↑Last but not least, a four-bedroom duplex in Midtown West wants $8,450/month. There is a spiral staircase that connects the two floors, as well as sprawling ceilings, double height windows, a chef’s kitchen with custom cabinets, two bathrooms, and stellar views of the skyline. [Floorplan]


Which NYC apartment would you rent for $8,500?

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  • 3%
    Upper East Side
    (30 votes)
  • 10%
    Greenwich Village
    (81 votes)
  • 35%
    (283 votes)
  • 13%
    (103 votes)
  • 10%
    Park Slope
    (80 votes)
  • 26%
    Midtown West
    (211 votes)
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