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What $7,000 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 $7,000/month.

A dining room area with hardwood floors, a rectangular table with seven chairs around it, a mirror, a lamp on a stand, and white walls.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a medium-sized bed, a white and black rug, a large TV on a black stand, white walls, two nightstands, and a large window on the back.
A living room area with a beige couch, a large window on the back, hardwood floors, a dark grey rug, two red round benches, and a lamp on a stand.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a round mirror, a medium-sized bed, a dark grey rug, a large window with white curtains on the back, white walls, a large painting hanging on the wall, and two nightstands. Cecilia Lagerman /Rare Photography, courtesy of Compass
Upper East Side

This two-bedroom apartment on the Upper East Side is renting for $6,995/month. It was recently renovated and has two bathrooms, an in-unit washer/dryer, dishwasher, hardwood floors, and a ton of closet space. The building allows pets. It’s located on East 63rd Street between Lexington and Third avenues, steps from the F, M, Q, and R trains at Lexington Avenue, and a walkable distance to Central Park.

A living room area with white walls, three windows, a piano, hardwood floors, a glass table, and a stand with a flower vase.
A living room area with hardwood floors, a piano on the left side, two black leather couches, a round table with several chairs, two colorful paintings hanging on the wall, and a green stand with vases on top.
A kitchen area with hardwood floors, wood cabinetry, a breakfast bar with two tall chairs, and colorful cookware.
A bedroom area with a large white closet, a black rug, a medium-sized bed, a painting on the wall, and two lamps and a flower vase on top of the bed. VHT, courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Chelsea

Renting for an even $7,000/month, this Chelsea one-bedroom apartment has one bathroom, hardwood floors, a living room area, in-unit washer/dryer, dishwasher, and space for an office. The building allows both cats and dogs and has a bike room and storage space. It’s located on West 17th Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues, steps from the Rubin Museum of Art and near the 1 and 2 trains at 18th Street.

A living room area with hardwood floors, white walls, and two windows.
A kitchen area with yellow tiles on the floor and wooden cabinetry.
A bathroom with beige tiles and a small window.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, white walls, and two windows. Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
West Village

This West Village two-bedroom apartment is renting for $6,995/month. It has two bathrooms, a walk-in closet, a living room area, and hardwood floors. The building has a laundry room and storage space. It’s located on Bank Street near Greenwich Avenue, and it’s close to the 1, 2, and 3 trains at 14th Street.

A living room area with hardwood floors, a dark brown couch, a light grey couch on the right side, exposed brick, a rectangular dining table with chairs, and framed pictures on the wall.
A kitchen with white cabinetry.
A bedroom with a large bed, a white closet, two wooden nightstands, and a red couch in one of the corners.
A living room area with hardwood floors, a beige rug, a fireplace on the right, exposed brick, two windows, and a dark brown couch on the left side. Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
East Village

Also renting for $6,995/month, this East Village two-bedroom apartment has one and a half bathrooms, a living room area, a walk-in closet, oak floors, in-unit washer/dryer, dishwasher, exposed brick, and a wood-burning fireplace. It’s located on East 11th Street, between Second and Third avenues, a short walk from the L train at Third Avenue.

A bathroom with white walls and black tiles on the floor.
A space with hardwood floors, white walls.
A living room with hardwood floors, white walls, a dark brown couch, a rug, a small rectangular glass table with a vase on top, a lamp, and a TV on top of a large stand.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, white walls, several paintings hanging, a light brown couch in the corner, a large TV, and wooden drawers. REAL New York
Hell’s Kitchen

And, finally, this four-bedroom apartment in Hell’s Kitchen is renting for $7,000/month. It was recently renovated and has two bathrooms, in-unit washer/dryer, dishwasher, hardwood floors, and two private entrances. It’s located on West 58th Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues, steps from Columbus Circle (and its subway hub) and Central Park.

Poll

Which NYC apartment would you choose for $7,000/month?

This poll is closed

  • 22%
    Upper East Side
    (138 votes)
  • 30%
    Chelsea
    (189 votes)
  • 11%
    West Village
    (69 votes)
  • 14%
    East Village
    (91 votes)
  • 21%
    Hell’s Kitchen
    (130 votes)
617 votes total Vote Now