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What $600,000 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 $600,000.

A living room with hardwood floors, two windows, a bookshelf with a TV, and two couches.
A bathroom with all-white walls and tiles.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, two windows, a medium-sized bed, and two nightstands.
A kitchen with hardwood floors and beige cabinetry. Rise Media, courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Harlem

A one-bedroom condo in Harlem is asking $599,000, with taxes costing $433/month and maintenance $430/month. It has one bathroom, a large living room, oak floors, and in-unit washer/dryer. The building comes with bike storage, media room, gym, and yoga room. It’s located on West 150th Street, between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and Bradhurst Avenue, near the B and D trains at 155th Street.

A kitchen with a squared glass table on the left side, two chairs, and a large, framed art piece on the wall.
A room with hardwood floors, a white and grey rug, a rectangular glass table, a couch, a circular nightstand, and a TV on the left side.
A bathroom with white walls and a painting hanging over the toilet.
A living area with hardwood floors, a light brown couch, a set of stairs, a chair, a rectangular glass table in the middle, and a fireplace with exposed brick on the right side. Evan Joseph Images, courtesy of Compass
Upper East Side

Asking $625,000, this triplex co-op in the Carnegie Hill enclave has one bedroom, one and a half bathrooms, a large living room, wood-burning fireplace, and hardwood floors. The building is pet-friendly and has a laundry room, and maintenance charges are $1,721/month. It’s located between Lexington and Third avenues, mere steps from the 92nd Street Y and near the Q train at 96th Street and Second Avenue.

A living area with hardwood floors, a red rug, two couches, a wooden table, a black stand with a TV, three windows, and several paintings hanging on the wall.
A dining area with a rectangular wooden table, several wooden chairs, hardwood floors, and framed paintings hanging on the wall.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a medium-sized bed, two nightstands with lamps, two large windows, paintings hanging on the wall, and a round mirror.
A kitchen area with hardwood floors and white cabinetry. VHT, courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Washington Heights

A Washington Heights co-op is asking $589,000. It has one bedroom, one bathroom, a large living room, dining room, hardwood floors, and a dishwasher. Hudson View Gardens, the historic Tudor-style building in which it’s located, is pet-friendly and has a laundry room, event space, and residents-only pre-school. Maintenance charges are $1,240/month. It’s close to Bennett Park and near the A train at 181st Street.

A kitchen area with white cabinetry, white exposed brick, and black tiles on the floor.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, two large windows, a large bed, two nightstands, and a black and white rug.
A bathroom with white exposed brick.
A living area with hardwood floors, a round table with chairs, a grey rug, a light grey couch, and two windows. Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
Upper West Side

This one-bedroom co-op on the Upper West Side, asking $620,000, has one bathroom and a large living room. The building is pet-friendly and has a laundry room, bike room, and storage space. Maintenance charges will amount to $1,036/month. It’s located on West 81st Street between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues, within walking distance of the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park, and the 1 train at 79th Street.

A kitchen area with a large window, hardwood floors, and white cabinetry.
A living area with a light brown couch, a round table, a large book shelf, and a TV.
A bathroom with white exposed brick and a wooden shelf.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, white walls, a large bed with white covers, and two windows. Rich Caplan, courtesy of Nest Seekers
Greenwich Village

And, finally, this one-bedroom co-op in the Greenwich Village is up for grabs for an even $600,000. It’s located on the third floor of a walk-up and has one bathroom, a large living area, and a dining room. Maintenance charges are $1,074/month. It’s located on Bleecker Street between Sixth Avenue and Macdougal Street, a three-minute walk to Washington Square Park and near the 1 and 2 trains at Houston Street.

Poll

Which NYC apartment would you choose for $600,000?

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  • 8%
    Harlem
    (82 votes)
  • 9%
    Upper East Side
    (98 votes)
  • 13%
    Washington Heights
    (138 votes)
  • 21%
    Upper West Side
    (216 votes)
  • 46%
    Greenwich Village
    (472 votes)
1006 votes total Vote Now