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What $9,000 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 $9,000/month.

A living room area with hardwood floors, white walls, a blue couch, a fireplace, and a round glass table in the middle.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a large bed, a rug, a fireplace, and two windows.
A bedroom with a large lamp, a bed on the right side, wood in some sections of the walls, two rugs, and a large bed.
A closet with a window on the left side and wooden cabinets. Rise Media, courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Greenpoint

A four-bedroom townhouse in Greenpoint is renting for an even $9,000/month. It has three bathrooms, a large landscaped patio, hardwood floors, washer/dryer, a fireplace, and a built-in library. It’s located on Eckford Street between Nassau and Norman avenues, near McCarren Park and the G train at Nassau Avenue.

A living room area with hardwood floors, a large window with curtains, a black couch, and a round white table with chairs.
A kitchen area with wood cabinetry and a white, round dining table in front of it.
A bedroom with a medium-sized bed, white walls, black furniture, a TV, and a large window with curtains.
A bathroom with white tiles. Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
Chelsea

Also renting for $9,000/month, this one-bedroom apartment in Chelsea has one bathroom, an in-unit washer/dryer, and a ton of closet space. The unit comes furnished but it doesn’t allow pets. The building where it’s located has a common rooftop deck, a gym, a swimming pool, and a residents’ lounge. It’s located on West 14th Street between Seventh and Eighth avenues, steps from the 1, 2, and 3 trains at 14th Street.

A bedroom with hardwood floors and a large door leading to a terrace.
A bedroom with hardwood floors and two windows.
A kitchen area with wood cabinetry and a large window.
A large terrace with several planters. Courtesy of Halstead Real Estate
Upper West Side

This Upper West Side two-bedroom penthouse has two bathrooms, a dishwasher, in-unit washer/dryer, and a wraparound terrace, all for $8,975/month (though the current rent is with promotional pricing). The building where it’s located allows pets and has a fitness center. It’s located on Riverside Drive between West 81st and 82nd streets, in front of Riverside Park, and near the 1 and 2 trains at 86th Street.

A living room area with hardwood floors, white walls, a couch, and two chairs.
A bathroom with black and white tiles and a window.
A kitchen with white cabinetry.
A living room area with a rug, a light grey couch, three windows, a small round table with books on it, and a wooden desk with a chair on the left side. Rise Media, courtesy of the Corcoran Group
East Village

This renovated two-bedroom apartment in the East Village is renting for $9,000/month. It has two bathrooms, an in-unit washer/dryer, a spacious living room, and space for an office. The building has a bike room and storage space. It’s located on Second Avenue between East 10th and East 11th streets, near Abe Lebewohl Park and the L train at First Avenue.

A bedroom with large windows, a large bed, two nightstands with lamps, wooden cabinets, and a chair in a corner.
A bathroom with a large mirror and a large window on its right side.
A kitchen with hardwood floors and white cabinetry.
A living room area with hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, a couch, and a beige rug. Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
Yorkville

Finally, for $9,000/month, there’s this two-bedroom apartment in Yorkville. It has two and a half bathrooms, hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, and in-unit washer/dryer. The building has a children’s playroom, a gym, a bike room, and storage space. It’s located on East 85th Street between First and Second avenues, mere steps from the M, Q, and R trains at 86th Street.

Poll

Which NYC apartment would you choose for $9,000/month?

This poll is closed

  • 28%
    Greenpoint
    (197 votes)
  • 4%
    Chelsea
    (30 votes)
  • 30%
    Upper West Side
    (210 votes)
  • 23%
    East Village
    (161 votes)
  • 12%
    Yorkville
    (85 votes)
683 votes total Vote Now