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What $1.3M buys in NYC right now

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Five apartments, five NYC neighborhoods

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can buy 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 for sale for around $1.3 million.

A bedroom with hardwood floors, a large bed, a balcony, a large TV hanging on the wall, and a beige and black rug.
A kitchen with white cabinetry.
A living room with a black rug, a grey couch, a large window, white walls, a round white table in the middle, and a TV hanging on the wall.
A balcony with a white chair, a small black table, two planters, and exposed brick. Bernadette Pava, courtesy of Compass
Midtown

This one-bedroom co-op in Midtown is asking $1.3 million. It has one bathroom, a living room area, in-unit washer/dryer, and a 75-square-foot balcony. The building allows both cats and dogs and has a gym, bike room, and a roof observatory. Maintenance charges amount to $1,686/month. It’s located on Central Park South, between Seventh and Eight avenues, mere steps from the park and near Columbus Circle and its transit hub.

A bedroom with hardwood floors, a small bed, blue walls, two windows, and a colorful rug.
A kitchen with white cabinetry.
A dining room with a colorful wallpaper, a rug, and a round wooden table in the middle.
A living room with a rug, two couches, light blue walls, and two large windows. Courtesy of Halstead Real Estate
Upper West Side

Asking slightly less, $1.295 million, this one-bedroom co-op on the Upper West Side has one bathroom, a living room area, a large dining room, and comes with a dishwasher. The building also allows cats and dogs and has a bike room and a common laundry room. Maintenance charges are $2,201/month. It’s located on West End Avenue, between 85th and 86th streets, steps from the 1 train at 86th street, and a four-minute walk to Riverside Park.

A bedroom with a medium-sized bed, brown walls, a desk, and a small TV on the wall.
A living room with a light grey rug, a long couch, a blue chair, and large windows.
A children’s bedroom with bright blue walls and a bunk bed.
A living room area with a light grey couch, a dark blue chair, a rug, and a large painting on the wall. Courtesy of Halstead Real Estate
Greenwich Village

Also selling for $1.295 million, this two-bedroom co-op in the Greenwich Village has one bathroom, a living room, and a ton of closet space (including a walk-in closet). The building allows both cats and dogs and has a bike room. Maintenance charges are $1,555/month. It’s located on East 9th Street, between Broadway and University Place, steps from the R, and W trains at 8th street, and near Washington Square Park.

A living room area with hardwood floors, a light grey couch, a piano, and a round table with four chairs.
A children’s bedroom with two small beds, light blue walls, and a large window.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, two large windows, a desk with two computer screens, and a small bed.
A bedroom with a large bed, white walls, a large window, a planter, and two nightstands. Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
Gramercy Park

This one-bedroom Gramercy Park co-op that can be converted into a two-bedroom, is selling for $1.299 million. It has one and a half bathrooms, a living room, and a balcony. The building allows both cats and dogs and has a common rooftop, storage room, gym, and a common laundry room. Maintenance charges are $1,980/month. It’s located on East 17th Street, between Second and Third Avenues, mere steps from Stuyvesant Square Park.

A kitchen with white cabinetry and a dining area on the left side with a round white table and two chairs.
A bedroom with white walls, a medium-sized bed, and a colorful wallpaper.
A living room with a brown couch, a floor-to-ceiling window, a TV on the wall, and a planter.
A bedroom with a large window, white walls, a medium-sized bed, a vertical mirror with a green frame, and two nightstands. Donna Dotan/DDReps, courtesy of Compass
Financial District

And, finally, this one-bedroom condo in the Financial District is asking $1.325 million. It has a home office that could be used as a second bedroom, two bathrooms, and a living room area. It comes with a dishwasher, central A/C, and in-unit washer/dryer. The building has a library lounge, a gym, a pool, and a common laundry room. Taxes are $854/month and common charges mount to $1,514/month. It’s located on Fulton Street, between William and Nassau streets, mere steps from the 2 and 3 trains at Fulton Street.

Poll

Which NYC apartment would you choose for $1.3 million?

This poll is closed

  • 22%
    Midtown
    (261 votes)
  • 9%
    Upper West Side
    (110 votes)
  • 35%
    Greenwich Village
    (413 votes)
  • 18%
    Gramercy Park
    (215 votes)
  • 15%
    Financial District
    (181 votes)
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