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What $735,000 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 $735,000.

A living room area with hardwood floors, a blue couch, a large bookshelf, and a wooden table on the left side.
A kitchen area with black and white floor tiles and white cabinetry.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, large windows, a medium-sized bed, and a desk with a computer on the left side.
A living room area with hardwood floors, a blue couch, a wooden table, and a TV stand on the right side. Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
Bedford-Stuyvesant

Asking $749,000, this airy two-bedroom condo in Bed-Stuy has one bathroom, a living room area, large windows, and a dishwasher. Common charges are $308/month and taxes $45/month. It’s located on Stuyvesant Avenue, between Quincy Street and and Gates Avenue, near the J train at Kosciuszko Street.

A bedroom with a large bed, a window, beige and green walls, and a TV stand.
A kitchen with white cabinetry.
A living room area with hardwood floors, green and beige walls, a light brown couch, and a TV stand.
A living room area with hardwood floors, a rectangular wooden table, and a large framed poster on the wall. Warburg Realty
Flatiron

For $745,000, this one-bedroom co-op in Flatiron has a renovated bathroom, hardwood floors, a dishwasher, and central A/C. The building allows both cats and dogs and has a common laundry room, a bike room, and a roof garden. Maintenance charges amount to $1,789/month. It’s located on Fifth Avenue, between East 14th and East 15th streets, a block away from Union Square and all its subway lines.

A kitchen area with wood cabinetry.
A bedroom with white walls, a planter, a medium-sized bed, and two paintings on the wall.
A living room area with a light grey couch, two windows, hardwood floors, and a beige rug.
A dining area with a wooden table, hardwood floors, a painting on the wall, and a rug. Gamut Photos Inc/Igor Rublyov, courtesy of Compass
Financial District

This studio in the Financial District is asking $749,000. It has a ton of closet space, hardwood floors, a dishwasher, and central A/C. The building allows pets and has a gym, a common laundry area, and a bike room. Common charges are $943/month and taxes $742/month. It’s located on Greenwich Street, mere steps from the 1 train at Rector Street.

A dining area with hardwood floors, a bookshelf, and a table with three blue chairs.
A living room area with two couches, a glass rectangular table, a rug, beige walls, and hardwood floors.
A living room area with hardwood floors, beige walls, several paintings on the wall, a rug, and a chair.
A bedroom with blue walls, blue curtains, large windows, a medium-sized bed, and a blue rug. Rise Media, courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Midtown

Asking $735,000, this two-bedroom co-op in Midtown has two bathrooms, a ton of closet space, in-unit washer/dryer, and central A/C. The building allows both cats and dogs and has a bike room. Maintenance charges amount to $3,300/month. It’s located on West 57th Street, between Sixth and Seventh avenues, close to Central Park.

A kitchen with wood cabinetry, a wood rectangular table, and white walls.
A bedroom area with hardwood floors, a large window, a large bed, a white couch, and a rug.
A bedroom and living room area with a large mirror, a painting, a planter, and a chair with books on top of it.
A bedroom with large windows, white walls, white curtains, a bed, and a rug. Jehovy Santiago for Sotheby’s International Realty
Chelsea

And, finally, this studio in Chelsea is asking $719,000. It has one bathroom, a walk-in closet, and hardwood floors. The building allows both cats and dogs and has a common laundry room, a sundeck, residential lounge, and a gym. Common charges are $545/month and taxes $725/month. It’s located on West 23rd Street, between Tenth and Eleventh avenues, just steps from the High Line.

Poll

Which NYC apartment would you choose for $735,000?

This poll is closed

  • 28%
    Bedford-Stuyvesant
    (251 votes)
  • 20%
    Flatiron
    (184 votes)
  • 9%
    Financial District
    (84 votes)
  • 24%
    Midtown
    (217 votes)
  • 17%
    Chelsea
    (151 votes)
887 votes total Vote Now