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What $5,000 rents in NYC right now

What $5,000 rents in NYC right now


A living room with hardwood floors, a rug, a round dining table, a couch, and a large window.RISE Media, courtesy of the Corcoran Group

Five apartments, five NYC neighborhoods

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 $5,000/month.

A living room with hardwood floors, a rug, a round dining table, a couch, and a large window.
A kitchen with white cabinetry.
A bedroom with beige walls, hardwood floors, a rug, and a large bed.
A bedroom with a crib, a large window, a blue rug, and wooden drawers.RISE Media, courtesy of the Corcoran Group
Upper East Side

This two-bedroom co-op on the Upper East Side is renting for an even $5,000/month. The 1,040-square-foot apartment has one bathroom, four closets, and a dishwasher. The building has an elevator, a common laundry room, and allows pets. It’s located on East 63rd Street, between Third and Lexington avenues, near the R and W trains at Lexington Avenue/59th Street, and a 10-minute walk from Central Park.

A kitchen with white cabinetry.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, white walls, and a window.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, large windows, and white walls.
A living area with large windows, hardwood floors, and white walls.Courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens
Greenwich Village

Also renting for $5,000/month, this one-bedroom condo in Greenwich Village has one bathroom, a living room area, and seven closets. The building allows both cats and dogs and has an elevator and a common laundry room. It’s located on 12th Street, between Sixth and Seventh avenues, close to the 1, 2, and 3 trains at 14th Street, and a nine-minute walk to Washington Square Park.

A bedroom with hardwood floors, a couch, a large window, a TV on the wall, a black and white rug, and a round coffee table.
A kitchen with hardwood floors, an island, and wooden cabinetry.
A bedroom with a small bed, white walls, and a large window.
A bathroom with white tiles. VHT, courtesy of Compass
Brooklyn Heights

This one-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn Heights is renting for $5,000/month. The 1,020-square-foot unit has one bathroom, a living room, and a smaller room that can be used as an office. It comes with central A/C, in-unit washer/dryer, and a dishwasher. The building has a bike room, a gym, and landscaped terraces. It’s located on Furman Street inside Brooklyn Bridge Park, and near the R and W trains at Court Street.

A bedroom with hardwood floors, white walls, and a floor-to-ceiling window.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, white walls, and a floor-to-ceiling window.
A kitchen with white cabinetry and an island.Jon Nissenbaum
Midtown

Renting for $4,995/month, this one-bedroom apartment in Midtown has one bathroom, a living room area, and hardwood floors. The building allows pets and has a common laundry room, a swimming pool, a roof deck, and a bike room. It’s located on West 53rd Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue, near the C and E trains at 50th Street.

A living room with a grey couch, hardwood floors, two white chairs, and a wooden dining table.
A bedroom with a small bed, a large window, white walls, and hardwood floors.
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a large bed, white walls, and white cabinets.
A kitchen with white cabinetry.Courtesy of Douglas Elliman
Murray Hill

And, finally, this two-bedroom apartment in Murray Hill is also renting for $5,000/month. It has two bathrooms, an in-unit washer/dryer, a dishwasher, two walk-in closets, and hardwood floors. Its building allows both cats and dogs and has a pool, a gym, a photography dark room, and a roof terrace. It’s located on East 37th Street, between FDR Drive and First Avenue, near St. Vartan Park. The nearest train is the 6 at 33rd Street.


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