What $2,700 rents in NYC right now


Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can hire for a set greenback quantity in varied NYC neighborhoods. Is one man’s studio one other man’s townhouse? Let’s discover out! Right this moment, we’re residences renting round $2,700/month.

A kitchen with black and white tile floor and white cabinetry.

A bathroom with black and white tile floors and white walls.

A living area with exposed brick, a door that leads to a balcony, a light brown couch, and a glass and wood coffee table.

A bedroom with a large bed, exposed brick, hardwood floors, and one window.

Hayley Ellen Day of DDreps/Courtesy of Compass

Higher West Aspect

This one-bedroom residence on the Higher West Aspect is renting for $2,700/month, and it’s surprisingly fairly for this value vary. Apart from its location, mere steps from Riverside Park, the place has quite a bit going for it: It has a spacious lounge with a fire, a dishwasher, two closets, and its personal balcony; hardwood flooring and uncovered brick add to its attraction. A con: no pets are allowed.

A living area with a colorful rug, a dark grey couch, a wooden table, a TV on the wall, and a French door that leads to a hallway.

A kitchen with white cabinetry and two small windows.

A bathroom with white wall tiles.

A bedroom with a fireplace, three windows, hardwood floors, and a large bed.

Courtesy of Douglas Elliman

Sutton Place

In the meantime, in Sutton Place, this elegant one-bedroom can be renting for $2,700/month. The 600-square-foot unit has a spacious residing space, an eat-in kitchen, hardwood flooring, a dishwasher, and an ornamental marble fire. It sits on East 58th Avenue, between First Avenue and Sutton Place, a bit removed from its closest trains, that are the E and M at Lexington Avenue-53rd Avenue.

A living room with hardwood floors, large windows, a small bed, a desk, a rug, and a couch.

A kitchen with wood cabinetry.

Courtesy of Halstead Actual Property

Downtown Brooklyn

In Downtown Brooklyn, this contemporary, 504-square-foot studio is renting for $2,677/month. It comes with an in-unit washer/dryer, a dishwasher, massive home windows, and hardwood flooring. Apart from its location—close to from Metropolis Level’s mall and all of the transit choices in the realm—its constructing has a ton of facilities together with a standard rooftop, a fitness center, and a kids’s playground.

A bedroom with hardwood floors and white walls.

A kitchen with wood cabinetry and a small window.

A bedroom with two windows, hardwood floors, and white walls.

A bedroom with hardwood floors, a small window, and white walls.

Courtesy of Halstead Actual Property


This renovated two-bedroom residence in Harlem is up for grabs, renting for $2,695/month. The 825-square-foot unit has hardwood flooring, a comparatively massive residing space, and a smooth lavatory. It sits inside a five-story constructing on Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard that has a standard laundry room. It’s close to the A, B, C, and D trains at 125th Avenue, and a brief stroll to Marcus Garvey Park.

A living area with a large window, a green couch, two small coffee tables, and a kitchen with white cabinetry on the right side.

A marble bathroom.

A bedroom with a medium-sized bed, a floor-to-ceiling window, and two planters.

A kitchen with white cabinetry.

Courtesy of Douglas Elliman


And, lastly, in Bushwick, this cute 517-square-foot, one-bedroom unit is renting for $2,695/month. It has a spacious residing space, a non-public balcony, a dishwasher, in-unit washer/dryer, and two closets. (Alas, pets aren’t allowed.) The constructing sits on Willoughby Avenue, near the M practice at Central Avenue, and an eight-minute stroll to Maria Hernandez Park.


Which NYC residence would you select for $2,700/month?

  • 55%

    Higher West Aspect

    (329 votes)

  • 13%

    Sutton Place

    (80 votes)

  • 7%

    Downtown Brooklyn

    (42 votes)

  • 7%


    (46 votes)

  • 15%


    (93 votes)

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