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What $800,000 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 $800,000.

A space with hardwood floors, two windows, and white walls.
A kitchen area with white cabinetry and beige walls. Courtesy of Warburg Realty/Andrea E Wernick
Sutton Place

This one-bedroom co-op in Sutton Place is asking $820,000. It has one and a half bathrooms, a living room area, a balcony, and lots of closet space. The building where it’s located has a common rooftop, a swimming pool, a gym, laundry room, and bike room. Maintenance charges come in at $1,815/month. It’s located on East 56th Street, between First Avenue and Sutton Place, an 11-minute walk to the N, R, and W trains at Lexington Avenue/59th Street.

A bedroom with hardwood floors, a white rug, two windows, a medium-sized bed, two nightstands, and white walls.
A bathroom with white tiles and window.
A kitchen area with black and white checkered floors and white cabinetry.
A living room area with hardwood floors, a beige rug, white walls, several framed art pieces on the walls, and three vertical mirrors behind a grey couch. Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
East Village

Asking $785,000, this East Village co-op has one bedroom, one bathroom, and hardwood floors. The building has a laundry room and bike room. Maintenance charges come in at $1,325/month. It’s located on East 4th Street between First and Second avenues, near Tompkins Square Park and the F train at Second Avenue.

A corridor with light blue walls, hardwood floors, and several framed pictures on the left side.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, wooden cabinets, white walls, a medium-sized bed, a large window, and a dark blue chair in a corner.
A living room area with hardwood floors, two couches, a large window on the back, a piano, and two wooden bookshelves.
A kitchen area with white cabinetry and a mosaic stained glass window. Credit: VHT, courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Prospect Heights

This Prospect Heights one-bedroom co-op is asking $815,000. It has one bathroom, a living room area and a ton of closet space. The building allows cats and dogs and has a laundry room and a bike room. Maintenance charges are $850/month. It’s located right in front of Grand Army Plaza and the 2 and 3 trains nearby.

A kitchen area with black and white cabinetry.
A bathroom with grey and black tiles.
A living room area with white walls, a floor-to-ceiling window, white cabinetry, a light grey couch, a squared glass table in the middle, two blue benches, and a grey rug.
A light grey couch, a grey rug under it, a glass table, a medium-sized bed on the right side, and a large white closet next to it. Rise Media, courtesy of Compass
Hell’s Kitchen

On the higher end of the price spectrum, this Hell’s Kitchen studio is asking $825,000. It has one bathroom, a living room area, in-unit washer/dryer, a dishwasher, and oak floors. The building has a gym, a pet spa, and a common courtyard. Taxes are $111/month and common charges $649/month. It’s located on West 49th Street between Tenth and Eleventh avenues, near Hell’s Kitchen Park, and the A, C, and E trains at 50th Street.

A living room area with hardwood floors, white walls, a horizontal mirror and several pictures hanging on the wall, and a round glass table in the middle of the room.
A living room area with hardwood floors, a round white dining table with four chairs, and a brown couch on the right side.
A bedroom with a white rug, a small, round white table with two chairs, a small window, a small bed, and several stuffed animals around the room.
A bedroom area with hardwood floors, white walls, a horizontal mirror, several pictures on the wall, a bed, and a white couch on the right side. Russ Ross, courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Carroll Gardens

And, finally, this two-bedroom condo in Carroll Gardens is up for grabs at $799,000. It has one bathroom, a living room area, hardwood floors, dishwasher, and in-unit washer/dryer. The building allows both cats and dogs and has a common garden. Taxes are $244/month and common charges $397/month. It’s located on Union Street between Columbia and Hicks streets, a walkable distance to Lucali, and near the F and G trains at Carroll Street.

Poll

Which NYC apartment would you choose for $800,000?

This poll is closed

  • 12%
    Sutton Place
    (118 votes)
  • 28%
    East Village
    (271 votes)
  • 15%
    Prospect Heights
    (143 votes)
  • 15%
    Hell’s Kitchen
    (143 votes)
  • 28%
    Carroll Gardens
    (265 votes)
940 votes total Vote Now