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What $750,000 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 $750,000.

A living room area with hardwood floors, a private terrace, white walls, a leather couch, and a small kitchen island.
A small kitchen with white cabinetry.
A nursery room with a crib, white walls, and hardwood floors.
A bedroom with a small bed, a large window, hardwood floors, and wooden furniture. Courtesy of Halstead Real Estate
Prospect Heights

For $749,000, this sleek one-bedroom condo on Bergen Street has a spacious living room area, a home office area, three closets, and a private terrace. The 697-square-foot unit also comes with a dishwasher, in-unit washer/dryer and white oak herringbone floors. Monthlies are relatively low, with taxes coming in at $437/month and common charges at $452/month.

A living area with hardwood floors, a light grey couch, and a round dining table with four chairs.
A living area with a light grey couch, a beige rug, a small coffee table, and a round dining table in the back.
A dining area with a round table, four chairs, and a kitchen in the back.
A bedroom with a large bed, a large window, and hardwood floors. Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
Upper West Side

On West 79th Street, a one-bedroom co-op is on the market for $769,000. The spacious apartment comes with a living area, four closets, a dishwasher in its kitchen, plus a small home office space within the bedroom (which could be very handy these days). The building comes with a common roof deck with views of the Hudson River, and a common laundry room. Monthlies are high, though, at $1,466/month.

A living area with a grey couch, hardwood floors, exposed brick, and white walls.
A living with a grey couch, a grey rug, a coffee table, and exposed brick.
A dining nook with a table and two high top chairs.
A kitchen with wood cabinetry. Courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Midtown East

This one-bedroom condo in Turtle Bay has plenty going for it, including a spacious living room with exposed brick. The unit also has hardwood floors, four closets, a dining nook, and large windows. The building, which sits on East 51st Street, comes with a common laundry room. Taxes come in at $698/month and common charges are high, at $978/month.

A living area with a dark brown leather couch, hardwood floors, and. TV on the wall.
A bedroom with a Murphy bed, hardwood floors, and a living area in the back.
A kitchen with wooden cabinetry and a large window.
A living area with hardwood floors, white walls, and a leather couch and two chairs in the back. David A. Palmieri for the Corcoran Group
West Village

Inside a historic West Village building on Barrow Street, this compact studio is asking $749,000. It has high ceilings, white oak floors, a Murphy bed, and a dishwasher in its kitchen. The location is a major plus, sitting in the prime Village, right in front of West 4th Street and several subway lines.

A dining area with a round table, three chairs, and sliding doors that lead to a living room.
A kitchen with beige cabinetry.
A bedroom with a small bed, two windows, and hardwood floors.
A bathroom with porcelain tiles. Courtesy of Warburg Realty
Washington Heights

And last, but certainly not least, this two-bedroom co-op on West 179th Street is asking $725,000. It has a living room, a large kitchen, in-unit washer/dryer, a dishwasher, and a posh bathroom with porcelain tiles. It also comes with eight windows which contribute to its airy vibe. Maintenance charges are $1,077/month.


Which NYC apartment would you choose for $750,000?

This poll is closed

  • 15%
    Prospect Heights
    (149 votes)
  • 16%
    Upper West Side
    (165 votes)
  • 9%
    Midtown East
    (91 votes)
  • 20%
    West Village
    (196 votes)
  • 38%
    Washington Heights
    (374 votes)
975 votes total Vote Now