It's safe to say that the industrial-chic DUMBO is just as cool as (or cooler than) any neighborhood in Manhattan, and this well-designed $5,150 two-bedroom at 25 Washington Street is proof.
Pros: The design inside the apartment is minimalist, modern and chic. The kitchen has stone countertops and there are exposed wood beams throughout. The century-old building has a 2,500-square-foot rooftop with amazing views, but check out that view from the living room!
Cons: Though we've come to expect DUMBO rents to rival Manhattan prices, this one's pretty steep, especially since it's less than 900 square feet (which may explain why it's been on the market for over a month). We're pretty sure there's no doorman either (though there's a live-in super).
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