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Here’s what $650,000 buys in NYC right now

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See what you can get in Park Slope, Midtown East, and Astoria

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various NYC neighborhoods. Today, we’ve found five apartments within $50,000 of today’s price: $650,000.


If you’ve ever wanted to live in a Manhattan penthouse without spending millions of dollars on it, here’s your chance. This Midtown East abode offers a bedroom with a built-in Murphy bed, a renovated kitchen with custom cabinetry, and an expansive living room with a wraparound terrace. Asking price is $649,000 and maintenance charges are $1,943/month.

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On the Upper East Side, a newly renovated junior one-bedroom is going for $650,000. The 575-square-foot co-op comes with maple wood floors throughout, oversized windows, a chef’s kitchen with open shelving, custom built-ins, a marble-bedecked bathroom, and plenty of natural light. [Floorplan]

This bright and spacious alcove studio in Gramercy Park, asking $625,000, has the ability to be converted into a one-bedroom. The co-op encompasses 550 square feet of space and features large windows, a revamped kitchen with new stainless steel appliances (including a dishwasher), and two large closets. [Floorplan]


Head to Park Slope, where a bright and airy co-op spanning 707 square feet can be yours for $649,000. There’s an open-concept layout in place that includes a spacious living and dining room; a contemporary windowed kitchen, a large bedroom, and three closets for storage. Monthly maintenance will run you $1,075. [Floorplan]

And finally, a one-bedroom in Astoria with oak floors, a modern open kitchen, a sizable living room, and a private balcony is asking $675,000. The open kitchen has Italian cabinets and stainless steel appliances, and the bathroom features porcelain tiles. Common charges will run you $261/month.


Which NYC apartment would you choose for around $650,000?

This poll is closed

  • 23%
    Midtown East
    (150 votes)
  • 11%
    Upper East Side
    (73 votes)
  • 29%
    Gramercy Park
    (190 votes)
  • 24%
    Park Slope
    (160 votes)
  • 11%
    (75 votes)
648 votes total Vote Now