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What $900,000 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 $900,000.

A dining room area with hardwood floors, white walls, and several planters.
A bedroom with a medium-sized bed, a dark blue wall, a window, and hardwood floors.
A living room area with wooden furniture, three colorful couches, a rug, a round coffee table, and white walls.
A bedroom with a small bed, a window, hardwood floors, and white furniture. Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
Columbia Street Waterfront District

This two-bedroom condo in Columbia Street Waterfront District is asking $925,000. It has one bathroom, a living room area, in-unit washer/dryer, and hardwood floors. Common charges are $486/month. It’s located on Carroll Street between Columbia and Van Brunt streets, a short walk to Lucali, and near the F and G trains at Carroll Street.

A living room area with hardwood floors, large windows, a balcony, beige couches, and a light grey rug.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a large bed, a large window, and a brown rug.
A balcony with exposed brick.
A bedroom with a large bed, hardwood floors, several paintings on the wall, and a window. Courtesy of Keller Williams
Financial District

Asking a little bit less, $898,000, this two-bedroom co-op in the Financial District has one bathroom, a living room area, and a private balcony. The building allows pets and has an elevator, a common laundry room, and an outdoor basketball court. Maintenance charges are $746.16/month. It’s located on Fulton Street, between Cliff and Gold streets, near the 2 and 3 trains at Fulton Street.

A living area with a brown leather couch, a red rug, wooden furniture, and beige walls.
A bedroom with mint green walls, a rug, hardwood floors, wooden furniture, and a large window.
A living area with beige walls, hardwood floors, a brown leather couch, and a rug.
A kitchen with white cabinetry. RISE Media, courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Upper West Side

This one-bedroom co-op on the Upper West Side is up for grabs at $875,000. It has one bathroom, a living room area, a decorative fireplace, mahogany wood floors, and a space for an office. The building allows pets and has a common laundry room and bike storage. Maintenance charges are $1,560/month. It’s located on West 90th Street, between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West, mere steps from Central Park and near the B and C trains on 86th Street.

A living area with hardwood floors, white couches, a wood-burning fireplace, and large floor-to-ceiling windows.
A living area with hardwood floors, large floor-to-ceiling windows, a wood-burning fireplace, a TV hanging on the wall, and a piano in the back. Acocella Photography, courtesy of Compass
Riverdale

In Riverdale, this 2,200-square-foot, three-bedroom condo is going for $899,000. It has two and a half bathrooms, a wood-burning fireplace, two walk-in closets, and a private balcony. The building has an elevator, a gym, tennis courts, a common laundry room, and a pool. Taxes are $656/month and common charges $1,079/month. It’s located on Douglas Avenue, near Seton Park and not too far from the 1 train at 238th Street.

A living area with hardwood floors, a brown rug, a circular coffee table, a grey couch, and a planter.
A bedroom with a medium-sized bed, white walls, and hardwood floors.
A dining area with hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, a round dining table, chairs, and a kitchen with white cabinetry on the left side.
A bedroom with a small bed, large windows, wood cabinetry, a rug, and white walls. Courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Ditmas Park

And, finally, this two-bedroom condo in Ditmas Park is asking $875,000. It has two bathrooms, a living room area, two private Juliet balconies, in-unit washer/dryer, and white oak floors. The building allows pets and has an elevator, a bike room, a common roof deck, and a gym. It’s located on Newkirk Avenue, between East 17th and 18th streets, near the B and Q trains at Newkirk Plaza.

Poll

Which NYC apartment would you choose for $900,000?

This poll is closed

  • 11%
    Columbia Street Waterfront District
    (103 votes)
  • 25%
    Financial District
    (222 votes)
  • 27%
    Upper West Side
    (238 votes)
  • 13%
    Riverdale
    (121 votes)
  • 21%
    Ditmas Park
    (185 votes)
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