The Market

The StreetEasy Hot Dozen: 12 rentals that may or may not be available by the time you read this

By Emily Feldman  | January 24, 2012 - 2:35PM

The Hot Dozen is having quite a photogenic moment. Of all the listings that made the round-up (for getting the most clicks on over the past seven days) more than half make a commendable effort to show prospective renters what the space actually looks like. 

The photos of this $1,780/month Chelsea studio, for example, make perfectly clear that should you use the loft for sleeping instead of storage, your head would be frighteningly close to the ceiling. However, the loft seems more than inhabitable (note the small stuffed animal relaxing atop the bed) and gives the narrow unit added flexibility.

The photographer who snapped shots of this $1,495/month Lenox Hill 1-bedroom conducted his shoot while the living room was occupied by three people—two lounging on a futon, and a third backpacked man snooping at their bookcase—which has the effect, whether intended or not, of providing a very helpful spatial reference.

And this $2,400/month studio in the West Village can be toured virtually via this helpful, albeit dizzying short video

Click through the rest for a  tour that will save you phone calls and legwork. For expert assistance, visit BrickUnderground's Agent Referral Service, a free matchmaking tool that will set you up with the right guide.





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