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What $7,500 rents in NYC right now

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See what you can get in neighborhoods like Brooklyn Heights, Chelsea, and Midtown East

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 $7,500/month.


↑First up is this beautiful 2.5-bedroom duplex in Brooklyn Heights, complete with two bathrooms, a lovely kitchen, a home office space, and a spiral staircase that connects the two floors. Its other notable details include sprawling vaulted ceilings, two skylights, three fireplaces, original wood floors, a washer/dryer, and an expansive private roof deck. Rent is going for an even $7,500/month.


↑In Chelsea, another duplex is up for grabs, this one offering two bedrooms and located within a multi-family townhouse along 16th Street. The abode is full of both classic and contemporary charm with two wood-burning fireplaces, crown molding, a huge eat-in kitchen lined with wallpaper and tons of wood cabinetry; beamed ceilings, a skylight, a washer/dryer, and plenty of windows that bring in natural light. Rent will run you $7,450/month.

Town Residential.

↑Head to Hudson Square neighborhood and rent a historic maisonette within a landmarked building for $7,500. Spanning about 1,200 square feet, the space is comprised of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a roomy eat-in kitchen, a large light-filled living room with a fireplace, and more. However, the real highlight here is the huge “garden oasis”, a.k.a— the picturesque backyard that is perfect for entertaining.

Citi Habitats.

↑Within the American Copper Buildings, located in Midtown East, there is this three-bedroom, two-bathroom that can be rented for $7,414/month with a 14-month lease. The sleek and stylish apartment boasts a custom kitchen designed by SHoP Architects, custom oak floors, a huge walk-in closet in the master bedroom, a washer/dryer, and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout that give stunning views of the East River and city skyline.

↑Rent this West Village loft with one bedroom and 1.5 bathrooms for $7,500/month. The space is complete with 11-foot ceilings, 13 windows throughout, a modest kitchen with open cabinets, a washer/dryer machine, and tons of closet space.

Icon Realty Management.

↑Last but not least, there is this impressive five-bedroom, three-bathroom in Carroll Gardens that’s been given a modern revamp. Among its flourishes are oversized windows, exposed brick, an open kitchen with marble counters, an in-unit washer/dryer, and a small deck. The asking price: $7,500/month.


Which NYC apartment would you rent for around $7,500?

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  • 31%
    Brooklyn Heights
    (198 votes)
  • 14%
    (93 votes)
  • 24%
    Hudson Square
    (155 votes)
  • 19%
    Midtown East
    (119 votes)
  • 5%
    West Village
    (36 votes)
  • 3%
    Carroll Gardens
    (25 votes)
626 votes total Vote Now