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 $2,100/month.
For an even $2,100/month, this sleek one-bedroom unit has large windows, hardwood floors, base moldings, and a dishwasher in its kitchen. It sits on Troy Avenue, between St. Johns Place and Lincoln Place, near the 2, 3, and 4 trains at Utica Avenue.
Upper East Side
Heading to Manhattan, on the Upper East Side, this bright studio is also renting for $2,100/month. The unit has large windows and oak floors. A major plus is its location: It sits on East 84th Street, mere steps from the Q train at 86th Street, near both Whole Foods and Fairway Market.
Back to Brooklyn, in Midwood, a roomy two-bedroom apartment with an airy vibe is also up for grabs, renting for $2,100/month. It has a spacious living room, hardwood floors, a dishwasher in its kitchen, and a renovated bathroom. It’s located on Ocean Avenue, near Brooklyn College and the Q train at Avenue H.
Inside a historic Neo-Grec brownstone on Garfield Place (part of Park Slope Historic District), this unit, which the listing calls a junior one-bedroom, is also renting for $2,100/month. It has original inlaid hardwood floors, exposed brick, bay windows, and its living area features high ceilings along with base and crown moldings.
Finally, in Harlem, for $2,110/month, this cute studio has three closets, a kitchen with wood cabinetry and new appliances, and oak floors. Some additional perks include a common laundry room, an elevator, and a gym in the building. It’s located on West 117th Street, between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and St. Nicholas Avenue, near the C and B trains at 116th Street.
Which NYC apartment would you choose for $2,100/month?
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Upper East Side