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 $2,500/month.
Head to Hell’s Kitchen where a 650-square-foot alcove studio is going for $2,550/month. There’s a decently sized kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a wall of windows that bring in light, and a full bathroom. Columbus Circle is about a seven-minute walk from the building.
In Bed-Stuy, a two-bedroom, two-bathroom duplex can be yours for an even $2,500/month. The first floor has an open kitchen with a small island, along with the living room, a bedroom, and one of the bathrooms; the second floor hosts the second bedroom and bathroom. There’s also a sizable patio on the upper level.
For $2,500/month, there’s this two-bedroom in Kew Gardens, which comes with with wood floors, king-sized bedrooms, custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and large windows. The nearest subway lines are the E and F at the Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens station.
While this Upper West Side apartment, asking $2,550/month, is a studio, it does come with a private backyard. As for the actual apartment, it has exposed brick walls, wood-frame windows, and an open kitchen with white cabinetry. The listing notes that there is a walk-in closet, butunfortunately, pets aren’t allowed.
Last but not least is this one-bedroom in Astoria, featuring floor-to-ceiling living room windows, dark wood floors, an open kitchen with custom cabinetry, and a king-sized bedroom. You also get a washer/dryer machine and a private outdoor balcony, all for $2,498/month.
Which NYC apartment would you rent for around $2,500?
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