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What $3,200 rents 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 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 $3,200/month.

A bedroom section with a white staircase,  hardwood floors, and white walls.
A kitchen with white cabinetry.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, white walls, and a staircase that leads to the entrance.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, white walls, and a large window. Halstead Real Estate
Gramercy

This one-bedroom apartment close to Gramercy Park is renting for $3,200/month. It has one bathroom and hardwood floors. The building has a laundry area on every floor. It’s located on East 22nd Street, between Third and Lexington avenues, near the 6 train at 23rd Street.

A bedroom with hardwood floors, a light grey wallpaper, a light grey rug, and a bed.
A kitchen area with white cabinetry and a round, wooden table with two blue chairs.
A bathroom with black floor tiles and white walls.
A living room area with a blue rug, a light grey couch, a small table, and a tall lamp next to it. Courtesy of Citi Habitats
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

Also renting for $3,200/month, this one-bedroom penthouse in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens has one bathroom, large windows, and hardwood floors. The building has a laundry room, a common roof deck and courtyard, a bike room, and a fitness center. It’s located on Lincoln Road between Ocean and Flatbush avenues, just steps from Prospect Park.

A living room area with hardwood floors, a large window, white walls, and a kitchen with white cabinetry.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a black door, white walls, and a small closet. Courtesy of Zumper
Greenpoint

This two-bedroom apartment in Greenpoint, renting for $3,200/month, has one bathroom, a private backyard, and hardwood floors. The building accepts both cats and dogs and has a common laundry room and roof deck. It’s located on Manhattan Avenue, between Eagle and Freeman streets. The closest train is the G at Greenpoint Avenue.

A bedroom with hardwood floors, white walls, and two large windows.
A terrace with wooden floors and a large table with several chairs in the back.
A kitchen with wood cabinetry.
A large bedroom with hardwood floors, a ceiling fan, white walls, and a door that leads to a terrace. Courtesy of Halstead Real Estate
Windsor Terrace

In Windsor Terrace, this two-bedroom apartment is also renting for $3,200/month. It has one bathroom, a living room area, a large private roof deck, a dishwasher, and hardwood floors. One of the bedrooms also has access to a small private terrace. The building has a common laundry room and doesn’t allow dogs. It’s located on 17th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh avenues, close to Prospect Park and near the F and G trains at 15th Street.

A kitchen with wood cabinetry.
A living room area with a light grey couch and a large TV. Courtesy of REAL New York
Kips Bay

This Kips Bay alcove studio is also renting for $3,200/month. It has one bathroom and hardwood floors. The building has a laundry room, bike storage, and a common rooftop deck. It’s located on East 24th Street, between Second and Third avenues, a seven-minute walk to Madison Square Park and near the 6 train at 23rd Street.

Poll

Which apartment would you choose for $3,200/month?

  • 36%
    Gramercy Park
    (307 votes)
  • 14%
    Prospect-Lefferts Gardens
    (124 votes)
  • 22%
    Greenpoint
    (192 votes)
  • 17%
    Windsor Terrace
    (146 votes)
  • 9%
    Kips Bay
    (81 votes)
850 votes total Vote Now