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What $950,000 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 $950,000.

A living room with hardwood floors, a grey couch, a planter, and a glass door that leads to a balcony.
A kitchen with white cabinetry.
A bedroom with a small bed, a white and yellow rug, a small window, and a small red chair.
A bedroom with a large bed, hardwood floors, white walls, a beige couch, and two windows. Russ Ross, Nicole Galluccio/Courtesy of Compass
Carroll Gardens

This pretty two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in Carroll Gardens is up for grabs, asking $925,000. It has three closets, a renovated kitchen with a dishwasher, and a relatively spacious living area. One of its main perks: It comes with its own private balcony. The building allows cats and dogs and has a laundry room and an elevator. Common charges mount to $528/month and taxes $582/month.

A living room with a brown couch, a beige rug, hardwood floors, a TV on a wooden stand, a large window, and beamed ceilings.
A small kitchen with white cabinetry.
A bedroom with a medium-sized bed, hardwood floors, large windows, and beamed ceilings.
A small bedroom with a crib, animal stickers on the wall, a beige couch, and a small window. Courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Brooklyn Heights

Meanwhile, this two-bedroom co-op inside a historic Romanesque building on Remsen Street (part of the Brooklyn Heights Historic District) is asking $950,000. The elegant unit has two bathrooms, a kitchen with a dishwasher, beamed ceilings, hardwood floors, and eight windows. Aside from its charming facade, the building comes with perks of its own: an elevator, a bike room, and a laundry room.

A living area with a grey rug, a large window, a grey couch, and a TV on a white stand.
A bedroom with a small bed, hardwood floors, a small window, and white walls.
A living area with white walls, hardwood floors, a grey rug, and a round dining table with four chairs.
A large bedroom with a grey rug, a large window, and a bed. Courtesy of Halstead Real Estate
East Harlem

In East Harlem, this modern two-bedroom condo in a 2008-built building is also asking $950,000. The unit has two bathrooms, a spacious living room, in-unit washer/dryer, four closets (including a walk-in), and a dishwasher in its open kitchen. The bright 970-square-foot unit has high ceilings and large windows. The building has a bike room, a gym, and a common roof terrace.

A living area with a beige rug, a grey couch, and a TV hanging on the wall.
A bathroom with white walls and tiles. Courtesy of RISE Media
Greenwich Village

On Bleecker Street, this one-bedroom co-op is asking $945,000. The compact apartment has two closets, a loft area, a dishwasher, hardwood floors, and large windows. Its location is perhaps its main perk (and probably the reason for its price tag): It’s located in the heart of the Greenwich Village, just a five-minute walk to Washington Square Park.

A kitchen with marble counters and white cabinetry.
A dining area with beige tile floors and a table.
A dining area with beige floor tiles, a table, and several chairs.
A bathroom with beige tiles. Katherine Pastrana/Rise Media/Courtesy of Compass
Upper East Side

And, finally, on the Upper East Side, a large one-bedroom condo is up for grabs, for $970,000. The 800-square-foot unit has its own private backyard, two full bathrooms, a dishwasher in its renovated kitchen, and five closets. It sits inside a building on East 80th Street that accepts cats and dogs and has a laundry room and a bike room.


Which NYC apartment would you choose for $950,000?

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  • 13%
    Carroll Gardens
    (144 votes)
  • 26%
    Brooklyn Heights
    (296 votes)
  • 9%
    East Harlem
    (106 votes)
  • 22%
    Greenwich Village
    (252 votes)
  • 27%
    Upper East Side
    (300 votes)
1098 votes total Vote Now