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What $1M 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 $1 million.

A bedroom with a large bed and a large window with curtains.
A kitchen with beige cabinetry.
A living room with white walls, two couches, a wooden coffee table, and a TV on a stand.
A living area with beamed ceilings, wooden furniture, two couches, and a round dining table with four chairs on the left side. Courtesy of Halstead Real Estate
Sutton Place

This elegant one-bedroom co-op in Sutton Place is asking $1.025 million. It has one bathroom, a powder room, a large living room area, three closets, and a dishwasher. As far as the building, it has an elevator, a gym, and doesn’t allow pets. Maintenance charges are $1,437.09/month. It’s located on Sutton Place South, between East 55th and East 56th streets. The nearest trains are the E, M, and 6 trains at Lexington Avenue-53rd Street.

A terrace with a blue and white striped rug, two couches, two chairs, and several planters.
A kitchen with wooden cabinetry and beige tile floors.
A living room with a beige couch, white walls, hardwood floors, and a glass door that leads to a terrace.
A bedroom with a large bed, hardwood floors, a rug, light grey walls, and a door that leads to a terrace. Courtesy of the Faust Team at Citi Habitats
Chinatown

This one-bedroom on Ludlow Street is asking $995,000. The 568-square-foot condo has one bathroom, three closets, and a large private terrace. The building allows both cats and dogs and has an elevator and a common laundry room. Taxes are $19/month and common charges $238/month. It’s located between Hester and Canal streets, near Seward Park and the F train on East Broadway.

A living area with a dark grey rug, hardwood floors, a planter, a cylinder-like wooden coffee table, and a floor-to-ceiling window.
A bedroom with a medium-sized bed, a light grey rug, white walls, and a floor-to-ceiling window. DDreps/Courtesy of Halstead Development Marketing
Harlem

For $999,800, there’s this two-bedroom condo in Harlem. The 887-square-foot unit has two bathrooms, oak floors, an in-unit washer/dryer, and a dishwasher. The building has a common rooftop terrace, a children’s playroom, and a pet spa. Taxes are $39/month and common charges $1,008/month. It’s located on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, between West 137th Street and Odell Clark Place, near the 2 and 3 trains at 135th Street.

A bedroom with a medium-sized bed, hardwood floors, white walls, two windows, a standing mirror, and a wooden drawer.
A dining area with a wooden dining table, white walls, and hardwood floors.
A kitchen with a window, a large island, and white cabinetry.
A living area with a beige couch, a window, a glass coffee table, and several framed paintings on the wall. Courtesy of Christie’s International Real Estate
Flatbush

Asking $995,000, this Flatbush three-bedroom condo has three bathrooms, a large private terrace, and a private balcony. It also comes with oak floors, a dishwasher, and an in-unit washer/dryer. The building has bike storage, a gym, and accepts pets. Taxes are $289/month and common charges $630/month. It’s located on Martense Street, between Flatbush and Bedford avenues, near the B and Q trains at Church Avenue.

A living room with hardwood floors, beige walls, several couches, a rug, a TV on the wall, a kids’s table with two chairs, and a large window.
A kitchen with beige cabinetry. Courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens
Upper East Side

And, finally, on the Upper East Side, this two-bedroom co-op is going for $985,000. It has two walk-in closets, a dishwasher, and hardwood parquet floors. The building has a roof deck, a gym, and a laundry room. Common charges come to $1,601/month. It’s located on East End Avenue, between East 82nd and East 83rd streets, near Carl Schurz Park. The nearest train is the Q at 86th Street.

Poll

Which NYC apartment would you choose for $1 million?

This poll is closed

  • 13%
    Sutton Place
    (152 votes)
  • 21%
    Chinatown
    (244 votes)
  • 22%
    Harlem
    (261 votes)
  • 16%
    Flatbush
    (191 votes)
  • 25%
    Upper East Side
    (292 votes)
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