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What $3,200 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 $3,200/month.

A bathroom with white walls and tiles.
A bedroom with a large window, white walls, and hardwood floors.
A kitchen with white cabinetry, marble countertops, and hardwood floors.
A living area with hardwood floors, a closet on the left, and a large window in the back. Lucy Gallucci for Citi Habitats
Gramercy Park

In Gramercy Park, this studio is renting for $3,195/month. It’s been renovated and has one bathroom, marble countertops in the kitchen, hardwood floors, and a dishwasher. No pets are allowed in the unit, the listing says. The co-op where it’s located has a common laundry room, bike storage, and a common rooftop. It sits on East 15th Street, between Second and Third avenues, mere steps from Stuyvesant Square Park and near the L train at Third Avenue.

A living area with hardwood floors, white furniture, a TV on a stand, and a large window.
A living area with white furniture, a beige rug, a couch, and a dining area in the back.
A bedroom with a medium-sized bed, white and yellow walls, and hardwood floors.
A kitchen with white cabinetry and white tiles. Courtesy of REAL New York
Murray Hill

Renting for an even $3,200/month, this 600-square-foot Murray Hill one-bedroom has one bathroom, living and dining areas, and a dishwasher. The building itself has an elevator, a bike room, a common laundry room, a gym, and a swimming pool. It’s located on East 40th Street, between First and Second avenues, near the United Nations headquarters, and a nine-minute walk to Grand Central and its transit hub.

A living area with hardwood floors, white walls, and a door that leads to a balcony.
A kitchen with wooden cabinetry.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, white walls, and a sliding door that leads to a balcony.
A bathroom with dark grey and white walls. VHT, courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Bedford-Stuyvesant

Also renting for $3,200/month, this 860-square-foot one-bedroom in Bed-Stuy has one bathroom, a large living room, two Juliet balconies, and an in-unit washer/dryer. The unit doesn’t allow pets. It’s located in a recently-built condo building that sits on Greene Avenue, between Classon and Franklin avenues, near the G train at Classon and a walkable distance to Herbert Von King Park.

A living room with a grey rug, a couch, a TV, dark green walls, and several bookshelves.
A bedroom with a large bed, a wooden desk with a chair, a planter, and dark green walls.
A living area with hardwood floors, dark green walls, large windows, and a glass table with two chairs.
A kitchen with light blue cabinetry. Courtesy of Zumper
Hell’s Kitchen

Renting for a little bit more, $3,225, this Hell’s Kitchen one-bedroom has one bathroom, a living room area, hardwood floors, and large windows. It doesn’t allow pets. The three-story building where it’s located sits on West 46th Street, between Eighth and Ninth avenues, near the C and E trains at 50th Street.

A living area with a beige couch, hardwood floors, several large windows, and white walls.
A kitchen with white cabinetry and an island next to it.
A kitchen island with two stools.
A bedroom with a large bed, hardwood floors, two windows, and white walls. Courtesy of Compass
Park Slope

And, finally, in Park Slope, this one-bedroom is renting for $3,195/month. It has one bathroom, large windows, a living area, a dishwasher, and in-unit washer/dryer. The walkup building where it’s located sits on Sterling Place, between Sixth and Seventh avenues, near the B and Q trains at Seventh Avenue, and a nine-minute walk to Prospect Park.

Poll

Which NYC apartment would you choose for $3,200/month?

This poll is closed

  • 10%
    Gramercy Park
    (137 votes)
  • 17%
    Murray Hill
    (224 votes)
  • 12%
    Bedford-Stuyvesant
    (157 votes)
  • 16%
    Hell’s Kitchen
    (208 votes)
  • 43%
    Park Slope
    (568 votes)
1294 votes total Vote Now