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What $2M 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 $2 million.

A living room with a long window, a table, and chairs around it.
A kitchen with white cabinetry and two windows.
A living room with beige wall, a medium-sized bed, two night stands, and a long seating area with orange cushions in front of it.
An outdoor area with three chairs with orange cushions on them. Rise Media, courtesy of the Corcoran Group.
Midtown

This three-bedroom penthouse in Midtown is asking $1.999 million. It has several terraces, three bathrooms, a dining room with views of Central Park, high ceilings, hardwood floors, and a ton of closet space. Maintenance charges are $4,928/month. The co-op is located on West 57th Street and Sixth Avenue, near Central Park and the F and M trains.

A living room with hardwood floors, white walls, a grey couch, a rectangular wooden table with two chairs, and a floor-to-ceiling window.
A kitchen area with white walls, hardwood floors, white cabinetry, and an island in the middle.
A bathroom with beige tiles, a long, rectangular sink with two faucets, two mirrors, and the shower in the back.
A room with a floor-to-ceiling window, hardwood floors, a bed with dark brown covers, and a night stand next to it. Kevin Tsun for Citi Habitats
Gramercy Park

Asking $1.990 million, this two-bedroom condo in Gramercy Park has two bathrooms, an office, a large living/dining room, and an in-unit washer/dryer. The building has a gym, a library, a garden, and a rooftop space. Taxes for the property are $1,969/month and common charges are $1,259/month. It’s located on East 23rd Street, between Second and Third avenues, a four-minute walk to Gramercy Park and near the 4 and 6 trains at 23rd Street.

A living room area with hardwood floors, a large, red rug, two bright green chairs, a couch in the back, and a circular table in the middle. There’s a fireplace on the left side.
A covered terrace area with a rectangular wooden table, a small couch in the back, and a glass squared table with two wooden chairs. The terrace is covered with glass panels.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a wooden stand with drawers, a circular mirror, a window in the back, a grey rug, and a medium-sized bed.
A living room area with hardwood floors, a colorful rug, a rectangular wooden table, a fireplace in the back, a green leather couch, and a wooden chair in front of it. Zigna for Sotheby’s International Realty
Kips Bay

This three-bedroom duplex in Kips Bay is up for grabs for $1.995 million. It has two and a half bathrooms, three wood-burning fireplaces, a solarium, and in-unit washer/dryer. The building has a common roof deck. Maintenance charges are $1,850/month. It’s located on East 31st Street between Second and Third avenues, steps from the AMC Kips Bay movie theater, a Trader Joe’s, and near the 4 and 6 trains at 33rd Street.

A room with hardwood floors, a red chair, a guitar standing next to it, and a stand with drawers.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a bed, two windows in the back, grey walls, and a desk with a chair.
A kitchen area with white walls, a window on the left side, white cabinetry, and a wooden breakfast bar.
A garden area with a wooden table, chairs, and plants around it. Russ Ross courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Park Slope

An entire five-bedroom townhouse on the southern end of Park Slope is up for grabs at $1.995 million. It has two bathrooms, a large patio, high ceilings, and a ton of storage space. It can be used as a two-unit or a single family home. Taxes for the property are $5,021/year. It’s located on Windsor Place, near the F and G trains at Prospect Park.

A bedroom with a large bed with blue covers, a large window, and light yellow walls.
A living area with a wooden dining table on its left side, a TV on the right side, and a chair next to it.
A living area with a leather couch, a rectangular table in the middle, and the TV on the back.
A bedroom with yellow walls, a medium-sized bed, a long window in the back, and a wooden nightstand. Cary Horowitz, courtesy of Compass
East Village

And, finally, also asking $1.995 million, this three-bedroom coop in the East Village has two bathrooms, a living room, dining area, a ton of closet space, and great views of Downtown Manhattan. Maintenance charges are $2,548/month. It’s located on East 9th Street between Third and Fourth avenues, near the 4 and 6 trains at Astor Place.

Poll

Which NYC apartment would you choose for $2 million?

This poll is closed

  • 18%
    Midtown
    (147 votes)
  • 24%
    Gramercy Park
    (196 votes)
  • 17%
    Kips Bay
    (139 votes)
  • 30%
    Park Slope
    (244 votes)
  • 9%
    East Village
    (77 votes)
803 votes total Vote Now