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What $3,100 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 $3,100/month.

A living area with a black couch, large windows, a beige rug, a wooden coffee table, and a TV on a stand.
A living area with a medium-sized bed, white walls, hardwood floors, and a black couch.
A living area with a medium-sized bed, hardwood floors, and large windows.
A bedroom with a medium-sized bed, large windows, white walls, and a black couch. RARE Photography, courtesy of Compass
Midtown

In Midtown, this studio is renting for $3,116/month. It has one bathroom, a dishwasher, hardwood floors, and two closets. The building accepts only cats and has an elevator, a gym, and a common laundry room. It’s located on West 33rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth avenues, steps from Greeley Square Park and the B, D, F, M, N, Q, R, and W trains at 34th Street-Herald Square.

A living area with floor-to-ceiling windows, white walls, and hardwood floors.
A kitchen with wooden cabinetry and floor-to-ceiling windows.
A bedroom with floor-to-ceiling windows, a large bed, and a dark blue couch.
A living room with floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood floors, a round dining table, and a beige couch. Courtesy of REAL New York
Long Island City

Renting for $3,093/month, this one-bedroom in Long Island City has one bathroom, a living room area, a private balcony, three closets, floor-to-ceiling windows, and an in-unit washer/dryer. The building has a gym, a bike room, and a common laundry room. It’s located on 24th Street, between 41st Avenue and Queens Plaza North, a walkable distance to Queensbridge Park and near the 7, N, and W trains at Queensboro Plaza.

A living area with white walls and hardwood floors.
A bedroom with hardwood floors and a glass door that leads to a patio.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, white walls, and a glass door that leads to a patio.
A bathroom with white tiles. RISE Media, courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Crown Heights

In Crown Heights, this 833-square-foot two-bedroom is renting for $3,100/month. It has two bathrooms, a large living room, two closets (including one walk-in), and an in-unit washer/dryer. It’s located inside a three-story house on Saint Mark’s Avenue, between Franklin and Bedford avenues, a short walk to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and near the Franklin Avenue shuttle train at Park Place.

A living room area with a red couch, a black and white rug, hardwood floors, a TV on a stand, and a dining table in the back.
A kitchen with hardwood floors, a window, and white cabinetry. Courtesy of Compass
Park Slope

Also renting for $3,100/month, this one-bedroom in Park Slope has one bathroom, a living room area, an in-unit washer/dryer, and a dishwasher. Only pets under 20 pounds are allowed. It’s located on 6th Street, between Eighth Avenue and Prospect Park West, mere steps from the park, and near the F and G trains at Seventh Avenue.

A bedroom with exposed brick, two windows, hardwood floors, a large bed, and several planters.
A living area with a brown couch, a wooden coffee table, and a TV on a stand.
A kitchen with grey cabinetry.
A living area with a brown couch, exposed brick, a vertical mirror on the wall, and hardwood floors. Courtesy of Zumper
Hell’s Kitchen

And, finally, in Hell’s Kitchen, this studio is renting for $3,125/month. It has one bathroom, exposed brick, and hardwood floors. The building doesn’t allow pets. It’s located on West 49th Street, between Ninth and Tenth avenues, mere steps from Gutenberg Playground, and near the C and E trains at 50th Street.

Poll

Which NYC apartment would you choose for $3,100/month?

This poll is closed

  • 15%
    Midtown
    (107 votes)
  • 33%
    Long Island City
    (234 votes)
  • 11%
    Crown Heights
    (82 votes)
  • 27%
    Park Slope
    (191 votes)
  • 12%
    Hell’s Kitchen
    (91 votes)
705 votes total Vote Now