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What $2,400 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 $2,400/month.

A bedroom with a large bed, two night stands, white walls, and a small desk with a chair in front of it.
A bathroom with light green and white tiles, a mirror, sink, tub, and toilet.
A living room with hardwood floors a beige couch, a chair, a beige rug, and a small table on the left side. The walls are white and there are two paintings hanging on them.
A living area looking towards the kitchen, hardwood floors, white walls, and silver appliances on the right side. Courtesy of Halstead Real Estate
Windsor Terrace

This renovated Windsor Terrace one-bedroom is renting for $2,395/month. It has one bathroom, bamboo floors, an alcove closet, a large bedroom, in-unit washer/dryer, and a dishwasher. It’s located on McDonald Avenue, a 12-minute walk from Prospect Park and near the F and G trains at Fort Hamilton Parkway.

A living room with hardwood floors, a grey couch, a rug, a small desk with a plant on it, a wooden stand, a vertical mirror, and a round white table with two chairs next to it.
A bedroom with a large floor-to-ceiling window, hardwood floors, a wooden nightstand, a small bed and a wall painted in different shades of blue behind it.
A bathroom with white walls, black and white tile floors, a tub, a mirror, a small sink, and a toilet.
A kitchen area with hardwood floors, black and wooden cabinetry, and appliances. Courtesy of Citi Habitats New Developments
Mott Haven

In the Bronx, this Mott Haven one-bedroom apartment is also renting for $2,395/month. It has an open living/dining area, one bathroom, a dishwasher, and an in-unit washer/dryer. The building has a common roof deck, a fitness center, and resident lounges. It’s located on East 132nd Street near the 6 train at Brook Avenue.

A living area with three grey couches, three windows, a rug, and a small glass table in the middle.
A dining and kitchen area with a table, four chairs, and grey cabinetry with appliances.
A living area with hardwood floors, a dark grey couch, a black chair, and a small glass table in the middle.
A bedroom with two windows, a light grey rug, a large bed, and two wooden nightstands. VHT, courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Crown Heights

This Crown Heights three-bedroom, which was recently renovated, is going for $2,400/month. It has one bathroom, hardwood floors, a living area, and tons of closet space. It’s located on St. Marks Avenue, a block away from Weeksville Heritage Center, and near the A and C trains at Ralph Avenue.

A living and kitchen area with exposed brick on one side, white walls on the other, a couch, wooden cabinetry, and appliances.
A kitchen with wooden cabinetry, a stove, and a fridge.
A bathroom with light pink tiles, a toilet, sink, and a tub.
A bedroom with exposed brick, a large bed, a lamp next to it, and a table with a chair. Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
Boerum Hill

In Boerum Hill, this one-bedroom is also renting for $2,400/month. It has one bathroom, a living room, hardwood floors, and exposed brick. It’s located on Atlantic Avenue, near the A, C, and G trains at Hoyt-Schermerhorn, and a short walk to the City Point shopping center.

A bedroom with hardwood floors, a small bed, a mirror, white walls, two night stands, and two windows.
An eat-in kitchen with hardwood floors, white cabinetry, a white kitchen island with two wooden chairs, and two windows.
A living area with a couch, a rug, hardwood floors, and a TV on a wooden stand.
An entrance area with a round mirror, a thin table with two flower vases, and two chairs. Rise Media, courtesy of Compass

This one-bedroom apartment in Flatbush is asking $2,400/month. It has hardwood floors, a living area, one bathroom, and a recently-renovated eat-in kitchen with a dishwasher. The six-story building it’s located in has a common garden, bike storage, and laundry room. It’s close to Flatbush Avenue, a short walk to Prospect Park, and near the B and Q trains at Church Avenue.


Which NYC apartment would you choose for $2,400/month?

This poll is closed

  • 23%
    Windsor Terrace
    (149 votes)
  • 9%
    Mott Haven
    (59 votes)
  • 19%
    Crown Heights
    (125 votes)
  • 25%
    Boerum Hill
    (158 votes)
  • 21%
    (135 votes)
626 votes total Vote Now