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What $3,800 rents in NYC right now

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Five neighborhoods, five NYC apartments

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 $3,800/month.

Courtesy of REAL New York
Long Island City

This new Long Island City apartment, renting for $3,812/month, has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, in-unit laundry, and an open kitchen. The building itself has plenty of amenities, including a co-working space, gym, screening room, and terraces. It’s a couple of blocks from 21 Street-Queensbridge stop on the F line, and one block away from 7, N, and W trains at Queensboro Plaza.

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Lower East Side

This Lower East Side two-bedroom, with one bathroom, is renting for $3,800/month. The living room with space for a couch and table, and its features include an in-unit washer/dryer, heated bathroom floors and towel rack, and central A/C in both the bedrooms and living room. It’s located in front of Sara D. Roosevelt Park and is close to the Bowery stop on the J/Z lines.

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Downtown Brooklyn

This Downtown Brooklyn one-bedroom apartment, renting for $3,823/month, has one bathroom, hardwood floors, a dishwasher, in-unit washer/dryer, and noise reduction windows. It’s located in a pet-friendly building with a ton of amenities including a health club, a common roof deck, bike room, and an entertainment room. It’s close to Cadman Plaza and McLaughlin Parks.

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Greenpoint

This Greenpoint two-bedroom with two bathrooms, located in a relatively new building, is renting for $3,800/month. The building has a common terrace, a roof deck, and bike storage. It’s near the Newtown Creek waterfront and its nature walk, not too far from the G train stop at Greenpoint Avenue and the 7 train across the Pulaski Bridge at Vernon Boulevard-Jackson Avenue.

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Financial District

In the Financial District, this one-bedroom apartment is renting for $3,800/month and can be had fully furnished. It has one bathroom, hardwood floors, a walk-in closet, and 12-foot-high ceilings. It’s located in a 23-story building between Stone and Beaver Streets, a short walk away from the Wall Street station on the 2/3 line.

Poll

Which NYC apartment would you choose for $3,800/month?

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  • 15%
    Long Island City
    (144 votes)
  • 15%
    Lower East Side
    (146 votes)
  • 14%
    Downtown Brooklyn
    (132 votes)
  • 30%
    Greenpoint
    (286 votes)
  • 24%
    Financial District
    (226 votes)
934 votes total Vote Now