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What $650,000 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 $650,000.

Chris Cavorti for the Corcoran Group
Country Club

In the Bronx’s Country Club neighborhood, you can get a whole house with a large backyard and a pool for $650,000. The 1,912-square-foot home, which sits on Stadium Avenue, has three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, and hardwood oak floors. Plus, it’s not too far from the 6 train at Buhre Avenue. Taxes come in at $554.75/month.

Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
East Village

Meanwhile, in the East Village, this very fancy and sleek co-op studio is also asking $650,000. Described in the listing as “modern minimalist,” it has two closets, a sleeping and study areas separated by sliding doors, a large living room, and an open kitchen. It also comes with an in-unit washer/dryer. Its location is a major plus, on East 7th Street, between Avenue C and Avenue D. Monthlies are $850/month.

DDReps for the Hudson Advisory Team/Courtesy of Compass
Brooklyn Heights

Heading further south, in Brooklyn Heights, this charming co-op studio is asking $649,000. It has four closets, a dishwasher, hardwood floors, and windows with views of the New York Harbor. It sits on Hicks Street, within the Brooklyn Heights Historic District, near the 2 and 3 trains at Clark Street. Monthly maintenance charges are $893/month.

Courtesy of Warburg Realty
Upper East Side

Back to Manhattan, on the Upper East Side, this elegant one-bedroom co-op is going for $675,000. It has a spacious living room, five closets, a dishwasher, and large windows. The building, which sits on East 85th Street, has a common roof deck, a bike room, and a common laundry room. Monthly charges are somewhat high at $1,699/month.

Christopher Daish for the Corcoran Group
Hell’s Kitchen

Finally, in Hell’s Kitchen, $635,000 gets you this one-bedroom co-op with a spacious living room, four closets, and hardwood floors. It sits within a building on West 55th Street that has a common garden, laundry room, and storage space. It’s just steps from the F and M trains at 57th Street. Monthlies are hefty, at $2,273/month.

Poll

Which NYC apartment would you choose for $650,000?

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  • 16%
    Country Club
    (232 votes)
  • 24%
    East Village
    (341 votes)
  • 16%
    Brooklyn Heights
    (231 votes)
  • 32%
    Upper East Side
    (445 votes)
  • 9%
    Hell’s Kitchen
    (138 votes)
1387 votes total Vote Now