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What $650,000 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 $650,000.

A bedroom with a large bed, hardwood floors, a window, a rug, and a TV on the wall.
A kitchen with white cabinetry.
A living room with a grey rug, a TV on the wall, a couch, and a large window.
A living room with a white couch, a grey rug, hardwood floors, and white walls. Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
Upper East Side

On the Upper East Side, a one-bedroom co-op is asking $645,000. It has one bathroom, a living room area, hardwood floors, and a dishwasher. The building has an elevator, a bike room, and a common laundry room. Maintenance charges are $1,615/month. It’s located on East 71st Street, between First and Second avenues, near the Q train at 72nd Street.

A living room area with hardwood floors, a large window, a round wooden dining table, and a black couch.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a medium-sized bed, a grey rug, and a large window. Rise Media, courtesy of Compass
Upper West Side

Asking $625,000, this one-bedroom on the Upper West Side has a large living room area, one bathroom, three closets, hardwood floors, and a dishwasher. The building allows both cats and dogs and has an elevator, a common laundry room, a children’s playroom, and a gym. Maintenance charges are $1,499/month. It’s located on West 66th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue, near the 1 train at Lincoln Center and close to Central Park.

A kitchen with wooden cabinetry and a window.
A living area with several bookshelves, a grey couch, a yellow chair, a pink rug, and several paintings on the wall.
A living room area with a pink rug, a large window, several bookshelves, paintings on the wall, and a grey couch.
A dining area with a round table, several white chairs, two windows, and bookshelves. Travis Mark for Sotheby’s International Realty
Clinton Hill

In Clinton Hill, this one-bedroom co-op is up for grabs for $650,000. It has one bathroom, a living room, and four closets. The building allows both cats and dogs and has an elevator and a common laundry room. Maintenance charges are $934/month. It’s located on Clinton Avenue, between Willoughby and Myrtle avenues, near Fort Greene Park and near the G train at Clinton-Washington.

A kitchen with light pink cabinetry.
A living room with hardwood floors and white walls.
A bathroom with white tiles.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, white walls, and a door that leads to a balcony. Courtesy of Halstead Real Estate
Spuyten Duyvil

Asking $645,000, this two-bedroom co-op in Spuyten Duyvil has two bathrooms, a living room area, a private terrace, six closets (including two walk-in ones), a dishwasher, and hardwood floors. The building has an elevator, a pool, a gym, and a playroom. Maintenance charges are $1,545/month. It’s located on Johnson Avenue, near Henry Hudson Park and the Spuyten Duyvil Metro-North station.

A kitchen with wood cabinetry.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a medium-sized bed, two windows, and a wooden desk.
A living area with a large TV on a stand, a light grey couch, and a painting on the wall.
A bedroom with a large bed, two windows, hardwood floors, and wooden furniture. Courtesy of Halstead Real Estate
Prospect Heights

And finally, for $625,000, this Prospect Heights two-bedroom condo has one bathroom, three closets, a living room, and oak floors. The building has a common garden, a laundry room, and it’s pet-friendly. Taxes are $521/month and common charges $242/month. It’s located on Classon Avenue, between Lincoln and St. Johns places, mere steps from the Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and the 2, 3, 4, and 5 trains at Franklin Avenue.

Poll

Which NYC apartment would you choose for $650,000?

This poll is closed

  • 17%
    Upper East Side
    (125 votes)
  • 28%
    Upper West Side
    (207 votes)
  • 14%
    Clinton Hill
    (105 votes)
  • 6%
    Spuyten Duyvil
    (48 votes)
  • 32%
    Prospect Heights
    (235 votes)
720 votes total Vote Now